Posts tagged as: Salman Butt

Cricket runs through my veins and blood – Salman Butt

Salman Butt, the former Pakistan captain, is expecting to make a return to international cricket and hopes that the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) will reduce the length of the ban imposed on him.   The left-handed opener, who was leading the Green Shirts in the Test series in England in 2010, was found […]

Pakistan vs India: Eden Garden is favorite venue for the Greenshirts

Pakistan is going to face arch rival India in the second One-Day match at Eden Gardens Ground, which is favorite venue for the Greenshirts.   Pakistan is leading the One Day International series against India by 1-0 after they defeated the host team by six wickets in the first game of the three-match tournament. Nasir […]

British journalist declares Pakistani tainted cricketers innocent

Questioning the authenticity of a decision on Pakistani tainted trio, British sports journalist Ed Hawkins declared them innocent, trying to prove with various examples that the court was not aware of the spot-fixing process.   His new book “Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket’s Underworld” is due to be published […]

Shahid Afridi lashes out at banned cricketer

Lashing out at banned former Pakistani skipper, under-fire all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi asked the media to hire people of a clean background only. Addressing a pre-match press conference on the eve of the first Twenty20 that pits a Pakistan All Stars XI against an International World XI side, he also criticized his critics who demanded […]

Former Pakistani skipper Salman Butt appeals for justice

Salman Butt, the former skipper of the Pakistan’s national cricket team, disclosed the record relating to text messages between former pacer Mohammad Amir and UK-based agent Mazhar Majeed, saying he was not involved in the spot fixing scam. Addressing a news conference, the tainted cricketer, who spent almost eight months in British prison, claimed that […]

Former captain Salman Butt still claims himself innocent

Despite spending almost nine months in jail in the United Kingdom, former Pakistani skipper of the national cricket team Salman Butt claimed himself innocent of spot-fixing. He made it clear that he had served a sentence for failure to report advances from a bookie, Mazhar Majeed. He noted, “I have never entertained any offer, nothing […]

Pakistani pacer released from British prison

Banned Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif, who found guilty of match fixing in 2010, has been released from prison after spending a six-month punishment in jail. Britain Interior Ministry had decided not to deport the tainted Pakistani cricketer as he decided to file appeal against his conviction. He was kept in a prison for international convicts […]

Salman Butt lured me into fixing; says Muhammad Amir

Apparently for the first time, disgraced Pakistani pacer, Mohammad Amir confessed his guilt in the spot-fixing scandal, apologizing to the nation for his action. In quite an innocent way, he claimed that former captain Salman Butt had betrayed their friendship by involving him in the spot-fixing scandal. While speaking in detail to former England captain, […]

Muhammad Amir returns home

Pakistan’s pacer Muhammad Amir returned home this Sunday after serving the sentence in an England’s prison. The 19-year-old took a direct flight from London and landed at the Allama Iqbal Airport in Lahore. The media tried its best to get something out of the cricketer but he headed straight to his house in DHA, Lahore […]

Victory tastes sweeter than jail meal – Salman Butt Xclusive

At midnight while I was dreaming Angelina Julie, my mobile buzzed up. And my first feeling was ‘Oh **** girl friend’. However, I hampered my tongue to express my feelings, and picked up the phone, saying, ‘Hey sweetheart, believe me (yawning) I was waiting for your call.” I was expecting a sweet reply, but that […]

Misbah-ul-Haq shuts the ‘loud mouth’ critics up

Misbah-ul-Haq shuts the ‘loud mouth’ critics up For those who kept on criticising Misbah-ul-Haq throughout last year should now be ashamed of themselves, as the Pakistan skipper has guided his side to a convincing victory over the number one Test side in the world, England. Misbah was appointed captain of the Test side after Salman […]

London Court grants permission to Muhammad Amir to appeal against his jail sentence

London Court grants permission to Muhammad Amir to appeal against his jail sentence One of the most talented Pakistani fast bowlers, Muhammmad Amir has been granted permission from the London Court to make an appeal against his six month jail sentence for being involved in spot-fixing scam. Amir, who was recently announced a jail term […]


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