Mohammad Amir

  • 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 won't play in World Cup even if ban reduced 12-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not be eligible for next year's World Cup even if he returns early to domestic cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi told a news conference in Lahore that under the amended anti-corruption laws of the International...
  • Mohammad Amir could get back to playing domestic cricket by year end 11-04-2014 08:41 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pace bowler, Mohammad Amir could get back to playing domestic cricket this winter, if the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Najam Sethi is to be believed. Sethi told reporters in Lahore after returning from attending this week's executive board meeting of the (ICC in Dubai that...
  • Big Three's ICC deal benefits Pakistan, says Najam Sethi 11-04-2014 08:20 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game's governing body. Pakistan had opposed changes to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which hand the majority of powers and...
  • 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...
  • ICC to review Mohammad Amir's ban 19-10-2013 11:51 PM

    London: Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir's five-year match-fixing ban will be 'reviewed' after a 'revised' anti-corruption code has been adopted by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body said on Saturday. Officials plan to discuss, and possibly adopt, the new code in January, a statement issued after a two-day...
  • Amir grateful as PCB decides to request ICC to ease his ban 19-10-2013 09:17 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Mohammad Amir thanked Pakistan cricket chiefs after officials confirmed on Friday they will renew their efforts to have the severity of his match-fixing ban reduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC). "I am very happy at the news," Amir told AFP. "I am desperate to play the game...
  • PCB to plead leniency for Amir at ICC board meet 18-10-2013 12:53 PM

    Karachi: Desperate to save the career of tainted pacer Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan Cricket Board would try to seek ICC's permission for the youngster to start training at PCB facilities and play some domestic cricket. The Pakistan Cricket Board will rake up the issue at the executive board meeting of...
  • PCB to request ICC to allow Amir resume domestic cricket 14-10-2013 06:41 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to push the case of banned pacer Mohammad Amir to at least allow him to resume domestic cricket when the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board meet in London from October 17 to 19. A source in the board told PTI...
  • Banned Amir backs calls to make match-fixing a crime 09-08-2013 08:48 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pace bowler Mohammad Amir has backed former India captain Rahul Dravid's call to make match fixing a criminal offence. Amir, who was jailed in England for corruption and is also serving a five-year ban for spot fixing during a Test match at Lord's in 2010, urged the...
  • PCB requests ICC to allow Amir's entry at NCA 19-07-2013 09:50 AM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has requested the ICC to allow banned pacer Mohammad Amir to start using facilities at the National Cricket Academy under the supervision of PCB coaches. A senior official in the board told PTI that recent media reports that the ICC had or would allow Amir...
  • PCB wants ICC to reconsider Amir five-year ban 24-06-2013 07:36 PM

    Islamabad: Acting chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board says he will ask the International Cricket Council to reconsider the five-year ban on young fast bowler Mohammad Amir for spot-fixing. Najam Sethi is scheduled to attend the ICC board meeting in England later this week where he plans to raise the...
  • 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:...
  • Pakistan association bans international players 19-04-2013 02:24 PM

    Karachi: Karachi cricket chiefs on Friday banned three international players, Sohail Khan, Fawad Alam and Khalid Latif, for lack of discipline during a domestic Twenty20 tournament. Sohail, 29, is banned from playing for Karachi in any domestic match, and Alam and Latif for playing in Twenty20s. All three bans are...
  • 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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  • Kamran given final warning for conduct 06-07-2012 09:35 PM

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

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  • Amir attends counselling session 17-06-2012 10:29 PM

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  • Amir meets Pakistan cricket chiefs 30-05-2012 08:09 PM

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

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  • Amir anti-corruption video a warning to youngsters in IPL 06-04-2012 10:07 AM

    Banned Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir has appeared in an official video from the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the ICC, warning players of the dangers of corruption, which will be also be used by the Indian Premier League in the ongoing fifth season. ...