Mohammad Asif

Shamed Asif’s father joyful at release

The father of disgraced Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif says his son's release from prison has brought an end to six months of pain for his family.

Former Pakistan cricketer set to leave jail

Mohammad Asif, the former Pakistan bowler, has received his marching orders from a British prison after serving six months for spot-fixing.

Pakistan’s Amir claims his ‘brother’ duped him

Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir has expressed his anger at former teammate Salman Butt, saying Butt should not have 'involved me in all this'.

World cricket body wants lifetime bans for corruption

The MCC World Cricket Committee says lifetime bans for captains, vice-captains and coaches found guilty of corruption will help root out the problem.

Asif to appeal ICC ban for spot-fixing

Mohammad Asif has lodged an appeal with sport's highest court against his minimum five-year ban by the ICC for spot-fixing.

Pakistan cricket authorities form anti-corruption division

Pakistan cricket authorities have approved the setting-up of a 'vigilance and security division' to fight corruption in the game.

Butt to appeal match-fixing sentence

Salman Butt, convicted of match-fixing with two Pakistan teammates, has filed an appeal against a 30-month prison sentence handed down to him.

Pakistan seeks repatriation of disgraced cricketers

The Pakistan government will submit a detailed report on a recent spot-fixing case in order to repatriate three jailed cricketers.

‘Toothless’ ICC agency needs govt help to curb corruption

A cricket historian says cricket administrators will have to join hands with governments across the world if they are to stamp out corruption.

Will jail terms for match-fixing deter cheats?

The jail terms dished out to three cricket players convicted of match-fixing could deter others, and might bring back the sport's credibility.

Pakistan cricketers wait on possible jail sentences

The three Pakistan cricketers convicted match-fixing are due to find out if they will spend time in jail for their role in the corruption scandal.

Botham demands lax ICC act on fixing

Former England captain Ian Botham says the ICC needs to cut off the head of the match-fixing snake following 11 years inactivity.

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