Johannesburg, Apr 22 : Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has said that he is set to appear before the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit in a few days in order to seek relaxation on his spot- fixing ban.
The left-arm opener had been banned along with Mohammad Asif and Muhammad Amir for their infamous role in a spot-fixing scandal during Lord's Test against England in 2010.
Earlier this year, the ICC had allowed Amir to return to domestic cricket before the end of his five-year ban, which has raised hopes for the other two to receive the same reprieve.
Karachi: The PCB is planning to plead the case of banned cricketer Salman Butt with the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said in an interview that the former Test captain, who is serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, had shown willingness to meet all the requirements before the Board can plead his case with the ICC for some relaxation.
"In our recent communication with him, Butt appears to have learnt his lesson and his admission of guilt is in line with the ICC protocol on rehabilitation of 'corrupt' players."
Karachi, Apr 15 : Pakistan's disgraced former Test captain Salman Butt has once again sought forgiveness for his infamous role in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, insisting that he is a changed man now, as he advises youngsters to avoid shortcuts in life.
Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Amir had all been banned for being a part of infamous no-balls in the Lord's Test against England in 2010.
Karachi, Feb 20 - Despite Salman Butt's recent guilt confession in front of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) regarding the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, the banned Pakistani cricketer would only be cleared to play domestic cricket if the ICC gave its nod.
Butt, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Amir had all been banned for being a part of infamous no-balls in the Lord's Test against England in 2010. Butt, along with Asif, had pleaded not guilty in their previous versions to the PCB, which the ICC had rejected.
Karachi: Pakistan's tainted former captain Salman Butt has apparently made his first full confession of guilt to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in the infamous 2010 spot-fixing scandal.
Butt who was banned along with Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Aamir in the aftermath of the spot fixing scandal that broke out when Pakistan was touring England made the confession during a meeting with PCB chief, Shaharyar Khan in Lahore.
Karachi, Feb 17 : The petition seeking confiscation of assets of cricketers Mohammad Amir, Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif was not admissible, the Lahore High Court revealed on Tuesday.
A citizen had filed the decision demanding that the court should seize their assets because they have been found guilty in spot fixing and embarrassed the nation.
While dismissing the petition, the court said that the cricketers have already faced punishment and they cannot be disciplined further, The News reported.
Karachi, Nov 18 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has informed disgraced former player Salman Butt that he would receive a letter in regard of completing his rehabilitation programme within the next couple of days.
Karachi : Pakistan's banned cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif could face problems convincing the ICC to put aside their suspension periods when they complete their five-year ban term in August 2015.
Karachi, Apr 13 : Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has reportedly asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to treat banned players trying to resume their domestic and international careers equally.
Karachi, Feb. 8 : Disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has pleaded for a revival of his cricket career, which has been halted by a long ban for spot-fixing in the infamous Lord''s Test against England in
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