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Former PCB chief says 'Butt, Asif should never be allowed to comeback to Pak cricket'
Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, Lt. Gen (r) Tauqir Zia has said disgraced cricketers Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt should never be allowed to make a return to Pakistan cricket, whereas Mohammad Aamer could be given another chance only due to his young age.

PCB chief refutes spot-fixing Butt's innocence claims
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has rejected spot-fixing convict Salman Butt's claims of innocence, saying the former captain was just expressing his personal views.

ICC nations agree 'in principle' to ban Kaneria for life over corruption charges
International cricketing nations have agreed in principle to enforce a life ban on disgraced Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria for corruption.

Former Pak captain Mushtaq Mohammad calls life ban on 'fixer' Kaneria 'harsh'
Former Pakistan captain Mushtaq Mohammad has said the life ban imposed on leg spinner Danish Kaneria by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for being involved in a spot fixing case is too harsh.

Ex-Pak spinner Danish Kaneria found guilty of spot-fixing
Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has been found guilty of two corruption charges of encouraging former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield not to play to the best of his ability. Paceman Westfield was sentenced to four months in prison in February for spot-fixing offences in 2009.

Butt vows to clear his name of spot fixing charges
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who returned home after being freed from a British jail for spot-fixing, has vowed to clear his name in the betting scandal.

Ex-Pak Test captain Salman Butt released from prison
Disgraced Pakistani former Test captain Salman Butt has been released from a British prison after serving less than a quarter of his sentence for spot fixing, his lawyers have said.

'Disgraced' Pak captain Butt to be released soon from UK prison, claims dad
Shamed Pakistan former Test captain Salman Butt would be released soon from prison in Britain, according to his father.

PCB urges Aamir to appeal to ICC to reduce ban on 'humanitarian' grounds
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Zaka Ashraf has said banned pacer Mohammad Aamir could make an early return to international cricket if he appeals to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to reconsider his five-year ban on humanitarian grounds.

Jailed cricket agent Majeed and county player Westfield lose appeals against convictions
London-based cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, and former Essex fast bowler Mervyn Westfield would have to serve their allotted time in jail after their appeals against their convictions were rejected.

'Shamed' Pak cricketer Amir 'debriefed' by PCB for first time since release from prison
Pakistan cricket chiefs have held talks with disgraced paceman Mohammad Amir for the first time since his release from a British prison in February, a top official said.

Ex-sports agent Mazhar Majeed appeals against Pak spot fixing scandal conviction
Former sports agent Mazhar Majeed, who was jailed for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal, has appealed against his conviction.

'Shamed' Pak bowler Asif says Butt is lonely and depressed in prison
After getting out of a British jail on Friday, banned Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif has said former captain Salman Butt is a lonely and depressed man.

Refocus on match fixing is a wake up call for Pak cricket: Editorial
The release of Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif and the consequent refocus on the match or spot fixing business should be seen as a wake-up call for cricket in Pakistan, states an editorial in a Pakistan daily.

We would be naive to think corruption in cricket doesn't exist, says Tim May
Tim May, chief executive officer of the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA), an organization formed to protect the interests of all professional cricketers, has said it is na‹ve to think cricket is clean from corruption.

Freed Pak pacer Asif claims 'no evidence of spot-fixing charges against him'
Disgraced Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who was released from prison in the UK after spending just half of his one year term, has said that there was no evidence against him.

Yousuf undergoes fitness test while eyeing return to international cricket
Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf has undergone a fitness test in a bid to make an international comeback, insisting that he can still compete at the highest level.

'Dumped' Kamran Akmal may make comeback in Bangladesh series: Sources
Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal may make a comeback to the ODI and Twenty20 squad this month in the home series against Bangladesh.

IFC to Provide US$ 100M Loan to OCI
Cairo, Egypt / 7 June, 2012 10:15 AMIFC to Provide US$ 100 Million Loan to the OCI Construction GroupOrascom Construction Industries (OCI) announced today that theInternational Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World BankGroup, will provide a US$ 100 million loan to Orascom Construction(OC), the Company's wholly-owned construction subsidiary

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Mohsin Khan hoping for 'fresh start' against England following spot-fixing scandal
Pakistan interim coach Mohsin Khan has said his team is hoping for a 'fresh start' when they take on England for the first time since the spot-fixing scandal.

Riaz happy and relaxed to be part of Pak squad again
Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz has expressed his relief after making a come back in the Pakistan national team for the upcoming series against England in the United Arab Emirates.

Afridi refused to be drawn into Mazhar Majeed's cricket match-fixing web
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that he had refused to meet with convicted cricket match-fixer Mazhar Majeed after hearing rumours about the agent's rogue operations.

Severity of punishments handed out to Pak cricketers surprised me: Swann
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has admitted that he was surprised by the severity of the punishments handed out to the three Pakistani cricketers for their role in last year's spot fixing scam.

Two jailed Pak 'spot-fixing' aces to miss UK prison cricket team
A prison cricket team has lost its two star players, jailed Pakistani players Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, after they were moved to the "cushy" Category C Canterbury Prison in Kent.

Former skipper Jayasuriya praises Pak's 'team spirit' after victory over Sri Lanka
Former Sri Lankan cricket captain Sanath Jayasuriya has praised Pakistan's performance on the field.

Muhammad Asif 'appeals against his conviction, sentence' in spot-fixing row
Jailed Pakistan cricketer Muhammad Asif has launched an appeal against his conviction and sentence in last year's spot-fixing' scandal after changing his legal defence team.

England bowler Anderson calls on ICC to maintain Test cricket's popularity
England pace bowler James Anderson has said the International Cricket Council (ICC) should take e responsibility for preventing the lustre of Test matches being faded out by one- internationals.

Pakistan Cricket Board to frame new anti-corruption laws
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that the board would frame new anti-corruption laws for thwarting the menace of match-fixing and spot-fixing.

Spot fixing convicts Butt, Amir appeal hearings against penalty to begin next week
former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir are to begin their appeal hearings against their sentences in connection with the spot -fixing scam from next week.

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