Mohammad Asif

  • 'Tarnished' ex-pros made Latif snub Pakistan job 15-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif said on Tuesday that he turned down the job of national chief selector because he could not work with ex-players tainted by corruption. The 45-year-old, who famously blew the whistle on match-fixing in 1994 and 1995, last week refused to take up the chief...
  • Salman Butt wants PCB to treat banned players equally 12-04-2014 08:51 PM

    Islamabad: Former captain Salman Butt asked the Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday to treat banned players equally in their bid to resume domestic and international careers. Butt and team-mates Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif were jailed and banned for a minimum of five years in 2010 by the International Cricket...
  • Mohammad Amir unlikely to get reprieve before World Cup 2015 22-03-2014 09:08 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir is unlikely to get a reprieve from the ICC before the 2015 World Cup, a senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said. "The ICC has indicated that even if there is some relaxation given to Amir in his five year ban,...
  • Pakistan spot-fixing trio dream of comebacks 05-02-2014 10:36 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan`s talented but tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir on Wednesday vowed to return to international cricket, three years to the day after they were banned for spot-fixing. On February 5, 2011 an anti-corruption tribunal of the International Cricket Council (ICC) banned the three players...
  • Asif submits written apology to PCB, agrees to cooperate 20-08-2013 10:36 AM

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif took a step further towards his rehabilitation when he submitted a written apology to the Cricket Board (PCB) and also agreed to cooperate with authorities on the spot-fixing issue. The 30-year old fast bowler, who is serving a seven year ban (two of them...
  • Mohammad Asif agrees to give details of spot-fixing 20-08-2013 12:21 AM

    Banned Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has agreed to reveal details of spot-fixing to the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Asif, 30, who finally admitted last week to his involvement in spot-fixing during the 2010 Lord's test against England, submitted an apology and agreed to...
  • Banned Mohammad Asif starts talking to Pakistan board 19-08-2013 10:22 PM

    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...
  • Bilateral ties with India will improve Pakistan cricket: Mohd Asif 18-08-2013 10:19 PM

    Karachi: Disgraced pacer Mohammad Asif has said it is very important for the PCB to have bilateral cricketing ties with India as it could generate revenues that would help improve Pakistan cricket. "India now gives 70 per cent of the revenue generated by the ICC and once we have bilateral...
  • Apologetic Asif confesses to spot-fixing 14-08-2013 03:55 PM

    Karachi: Tainted Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif on Wednesday apologised for his role in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, admitting his guilt for the first time and accepting a five-year ban. The 30-year-old is the last of three players to come out with a confession, after team-mates Salman Butt and Mohammad...
  • Mohammad Asif admits to spot-fixing: Report 25-07-2013 07:57 PM

    Karachi: Following the footsteps of his fellow banned teammates, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has also admitted to spot fixing during a meeting with Subhan Ahmad, the Chief Operating Officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board in Lahore. A top source in the PCB told PTI that Asif met Ahmad and...
  • Salman Butt admits to spot-fixing, apologises to nation 28-06-2013 09:07 PM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt for the first time has publicly admitted that he indulged in spot-fixing during the Test series against England back in 2010 and has aplogised to his fans for his act. Butt along with Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Amir were banned by the ICC after...
  • Banned Pakistan bowler Asif robbed in Lahore 26-06-2013 10:27 PM

    Karachi: Banned Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif was robbed of cash and valuables at gunpoint in Lahore on Wednesday. Asif, who was given a seven-year ban - with two of them suspended - by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 2011 for spot-fixing, said the incident took place near Lahore...
  • Pak bowler Asif loses appeal against spot-fixing conviction 12-06-2013 06:21 PM

    London: Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif has lost an appeal against his conviction for spot-fixing. The Court of Appeal in London said on Wednesday there weren't "any grounds, arguable or otherwise, for attacking the safety of the convictions of this applicant." Asif served half of a 12-month sentence for his involvement...
  • Timeline: When corruption brought cricket into disrepute 16-05-2013 10:49 AM

    Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who lost their appeal at the Court of Abritration for Sport against spot-fixing bans, were the first players with team-mate Mohammad Amir to be punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Players implicated in corruption cases: Life bans May 2000:...
  • England tour 'very sensitive' : Naveed Cheema 14-05-2013 02:27 PM

    Islamabad: Returning to England for the Champions Trophy will be "very sensitive" for the Pakistan's players following the spot-fixing scandal three years ago, team manager Naveed Akram Cheema said Monday, urging his squad to just focus on the eight-team competition. Cheema took over as manager in 2010, soon after three...
  • How Salman Butt has fallen from grace 18-04-2013 01:02 AM

    Karachi: Salman Butt, who on Wednesday lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport against a spot-fixing ban, was once touted as a prospect to lead Pakistan for years to come. The stylish opener was handed the captaincy after Shahid Afridi quit following a one-sided defeat against Australia...
  • ICC welcomes CAS decision to dismiss Butt and Asif's appeals 17-04-2013 07:16 PM

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Wednesday welcomed the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport to dismiss the appeals by disgraced Pakistani players Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif against the bans imposed on them in 2011 by the ICC on spot-fixing charges. ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said...
  • Asif waits for justice from CAS 29-10-2012 07:31 PM

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  • Afridi conspired for captaincy: Butt 22-08-2012 08:43 PM

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  • Why the corrupt haunt Pakistan cricket 04-07-2012 03:49 PM

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  • Salman Butt released from jail 21-06-2012 03:56 PM

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  • Butt is lonely and depressed, says Asif 06-05-2012 09:13 PM

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