Mohammad Aamer

  • Banned Mohammad Asif starts talking to Pakistan board August 19, 2013

    Lahore: Banned Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif on Monday spoke for the first time to the anti-corruption and vigilance wing of the cricket board as an initial step towards reviving his career. The 30-year-old was banned for seven years, two of them suspended, after being found guilty of spot fixing at...
  • PCB hope to cut a year off Amir's 5-year ban July 4, 2013

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) intends to find a British-based lawyer to find a way to shave an year off fast bowler Mohammad Amir's five-year ban for spot-fixing. Amir was one of cricket's rising stars when he accepted his guilt immediately in the spot-fixing scandal around the Lord's Test against...
  • ICC to consider relaxation in Amir's spot-fixing ban July 2, 2013

    Karachi: Cricket's governing body has formed a five-member committee to consider a request from Pakistan that the conditions of Mohammad Amir's ban for spot-fixing be relaxed. The 21-year-old paceman, regarded as hot property in international cricket, was banned in 2011 for five years for spot-fixing along with team-mates Salman Butt...
  • Banned Amir might be allowed training facilities July 2, 2013

    The Pakistan Cricket Board has reportedly applied for compensation regarding tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's five-year ban. The ICC five-member committee that has been been appointed to deliberate the matter of Corruption might just consider PCB's plea of allowing Amir to be involved in training facilities under the Board. Amir was...
  • CAS starts hearing on Asif spot-fixing ban February 7, 2013

    Lausanne: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday kicked off an appeal hearing where Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif hopes to overturn a ban imposed for spot-fixing. Matthieu Reeb, head of the Swiss-based tribunal, said the hearing was due to end at 6:00 pm local time, and that fast bowler...
  • Why the corrupt haunt Pakistan cricket July 4, 2012

    Karachi: When Pakistan's leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was banned for life for fixing, many were baffled as to why Pakistanis were so talented at cricket yet so susceptible to the lure of corruption. It was another jolt with the country still reeling from the devastating 2010 spot-fixing scandal at Lords, which ended...
  • Challenge your ban, PCB Chief suggests Amir March 24, 2012

    Karachi: Days after International Cricket Council [ICC] CEO Haroon Lorgat advised banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir to concentrate on his rehabilitation, Pakistan Cricket Board [PCB] Chairman Zaka Ashraf termed Amir's five-year ban for his role in spot-fixing as "harsh", suggesting him to challenge it. "I think the five-year ban is...
  • Amir's fixing ban too long: mentor March 22, 2012

    Islamabad: Mohammad Amir's mentor urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday to review the fast bowler's five-year ban for spot-fixing. Asif Bajwa, who helped mould Amir from a village bowler into a world class left-arm paceman, said the 19-year-old had admitted his mistake and should not be deprived of cricket...
  • Amir may marry his lawyer Sajida March 1, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pacer Mohammad Amir is head-over-heels in love with his lawyer Sajida Malik and both plan to get married soon, according to a report in a leading Pakistani newspaper. The report in the daily Jang, quoting sources, has said that the female lawyer - who is a British...
  • Amir not to challenge ICC ban in CAS March 1, 2012

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not challenge the five-year ban imposed on him by the ICC for his role in spot-fixing. Amir has informed the ICC through his lawyer Sajida Malik in writing about his intent not to pursue the appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports. A...
  • Amir is a national asset: PCB Chairman March 1, 2012

    Karachi: PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf on Thursday backed disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir by declaring him a national asset and hinted that the Board may help the young fast bowler in returning to international fold. "He is our national asset and if he makes any appeal to us over his ban period,...
  • Pakistan divided over Amir's return February 3, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket community is divided over the future of shamed fast bowler Mohammad Amir who is scheduled to return to Pakistan later this month after completing a jail sentence in England for spot-fixing. Amir was released from a young offenders institute in Weymouth on Wednesday and his brother Ejaz on...
  • Younis urges reduction of ban on Amir February 3, 2012

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis on Friday urged the International Cricket Council to review its five-year ban on young paceman Mohammad Amir. "If the ban reduction can be considered then they should do that, every law gives margin," Younis told reporters. Amir was released from jail on Wednesday because...
  • Misbah non-committal on reduction of Aamer ban February 3, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq said on Thursday that he was saddened by the case of former paceman Mohammad Aamer, who was released from a jail in Britain this week after pleading guilty to corruption and spot-fixing. The 19-year-old was freed from Portland Prison in England on Wednesday after serving half...
  • Amir to decide on future after returning home February 3, 2012

    Changa Bangial, Pakistan: Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir will announce his next move when he returns home later this month after his release from a British prison, his brother told AFP. Mohammad Ijaz said the family was delighted that the 19-year-old had been freed after serving half of a six-month sentence...
  • No spot-fixing jibes, promises Pietersen January 16, 2012

    Dubai: England batsman Kevin Pietersen promised there will not be any spot-fixing jibes aimed at Pakistan players when the two teams meet in the first Test in Dubai on Tuesday. The three-Test series is the first between the two nations since the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, which ended in lengthy bans and...
  • Butt, Asif want to serve jail sentence in Pak November 13, 2011

    London: Uncomfortable with the attention they are receiving from fellow inmates, Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif want to be transferred to a jail in their own country to serve their sentences for being involved in the spot-fixing scam. According to a report in The Independent, the cricketers, who were...