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Salman Butt deserves a recall, believes Waqar Younis

Salman Butt deserves a recall, believes Waqar Younis

Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec. 19 : Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis believes that tainted left-handed batsman Salman Butt, who served a five-year ban for his involvement in 2010 spot-fixing scandal, should be recalled to the national team on the basis of his current form.

Waqar, who was Pakistan's coach during the infamous Lord's Test in 2010, when Butt was found guilty of orchestrating the delivery of no-balls from fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, said he was he was in favour of Butt returning based on his recent domestic form.

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Salman Butt hopeful of Pak return post twin domestic tons

Salman Butt hopeful of Pak return post twin domestic tons

Karachi [Pakistan], Dec.16 :Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who served a five-year ban for his involvement in 2010 spot-fixing scandal, believes he has knocked the door very hard for his return to international cricket by scoring twin centuries in Quaid-e-Azam trophy final on Thursday.

"I have knocked the door (of international cricket) very hard and hope this will pave my way for return to (the) Pakistan team," the Dawn quoted Butt as saying.

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Pak to monitor Butt's form in domestic tournament for international recall

Pak to monitor Butt's form in domestic tournament for international recall

Johannesburg, Apr. 20 : Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has confirmed that he would monitor Salman Butt's performance along with the national selectors during the upcoming domestic one-day tournament with a view to select him for the England tour later this summer.

31-year-old Butt, who has recently returned in action in the domestic cricket, was banned for five years by the independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal on February 5, 2011, for his involvement in spot-fixing during the Lords Test between England and Pakistan in August 2010.

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Disgraced Salman Butt wants to win back fans' trust

Disgraced Salman Butt wants to win back fans' trust

Karachi, Dec. 11 - Former Pakistan's tainted skipper Salman Butt, who is undergoing PCB's rehabilitation program after serving his ban for his involvement in the 2010 spot- fixing scandal, has insisted he will try his best to regain the trust of his fans once again.

Offering his apology, the 31-year-old stressed that he still has a good character and deserves a second chance after serving his punishment, PakPassion. net reported.

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`Tainted` Butt, Asif set to return in domestic cricket

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Johannesburg, Dec.6 - Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif, who were handed a five-year ban for their role in spot fixing scandal, will be allowed to play in domestic cricket from January following the completion of their rehabilitation program.

Fast bowler Mohammad Amir, who was also part of the scandal, was earlier allowed in April by the ICC to take part in domestic cricket, while Butt and Asif were asked to complete a rehabilitation programme after the ban against them ended at midnight of September 1.

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Salman Butt admits to 2010 spot fixing

Salman Butt admits to 2010 spot fixing

Johannesburg, June 19 - Pakistan's former banned captain Salman Butt has finally confessed his unconditional participation in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal and has submitted a written apology to Pakistan Cricket Board
(PCB).

PCB has released Butt's signed statement in which he has accepted 'being a part to the bowling of two deliberate no-balls in the Lord's Test match against England', Sport24 reported.

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'Disgraced' Salman Butt seeks 'relaxation' on spot-fixing ban

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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.

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PCB plans to plead Salman Butt's case with ICC

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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."

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`Disgraced` Salman Butt seeks `repentance` for role in spot-fixing scandal

`Disgraced` Salman Butt seeks `repentance` for role in spot-fixing scandal

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.

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'Banned' Butt still needs ICC clearance to play domestic cricket despite admitting guilt

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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.

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