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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.

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 trio jailed for spot-fixing

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have been jailed for their roles in a spot-fixing scandal.

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.

Cricket world reels from Butt, Asif spot-fixing verdict

Eleven years after South Africa's Hansie Cronje was banned for life for taking bribes, the cricket world has taken another match-fixing blow.

Pakistan’s Butt and Asif guilty of spot-fixing

Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif have been found guilty of involvement in a "spot-fixing" betting scam.

Match fixing accused’s future sits with jury

The jury in the fixing trial of former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif was sent home in the hope they can reach a majority decision.

Pakistan’s new cricket chief to tackle Pakistan’s challenges

After an attack on Sri Lankan players two years ago, Zaka Ashraf says Pakistan has to work hard to bring international cricket back to the country.

Pakistan players face spot-fixing trial

Three Pakistan Test players are due to go on trial in London charged with spot-fixing during a match against England last year.

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