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Mohammad Asif is a Pakistani cricketer. He plays for the Delhi Daredevils team in the Indian Premier League.

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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.

Twenty20 has affected technique of Pak players: Shoaib Akhtar
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar believes Twenty20 cricket has damaged Pakistan cricketers immensely, affecting their technique and fitness.

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.

'Shamed' Pak bowler Asif refutes British political asylum suggestions
Shamed Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has rubbished claims that he is looking for political asylum in England, and added that he was training regularly to keep himself fit, so that he could play for his country again.

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.

Institutions spat looms as Pak SC admits petitions against Speaker's decision favouring Gilani
Another standoff between the government and judiciary looms after the Pakistan Supreme Court admitted the petitions against the ruling of the National Assembly Speaker over the disqualification of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, which are scheduled for hearing on June 6.

PML-N to petition SC to challenge speaker's ruling in Gilani contempt case
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to challenge National Assembly Speaker Dr Fehmida Mirza's ruling regarding Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's disqualification following a contempt case, in the Supreme Court.

AI pilots' strike enters 13th day, passengers worst hit
As the strike by Air India pilots entered its thirteenth day on Sunday, passengers of the national carrier were left stranded at the airports due to cancellation of flights.

Veena Malik a stain on women, says Dolly Bindra
Dolly Bindra of Big Boss fame has dubbed Pakistani actress Veena Malik as a stigma for not only Pakistan and India but also on womanhood.

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.

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.

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.

Prison sentence to Pak spot-fixing players 'hit me like a brick wall': Swann
England off-spinner Graeme Swann believed that the 2010 Lord's Test spot-fixing controversy was just a cricketing matter until London's Southwark Crown Court handed down custodial sentences to three Pakistan cricketers earlier this month.

12 things about Pak model Veena Malik caught in FHM 'nude pose' storm
Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked her country after an alleged photo of her posing nude appeared on the cover of the Indian edition of FHM.

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