Mohammad Asif

Asif to attend IPL, but only as a spectator

Asif to attend IPL, but only as a spectatorKarachi, Apr 15 : Mohammad Asif, who became the first ever doping offender of the Indian Premier League (IPL) last summer, will make a comeback to the cash-rich Twenty20 league in South Africa, not as a player, but as a spectator.

The Pakistani fast bowler is on a rehabilitation mission which takes him to London on Wednesday (today) for a couple of weeks, before he leaves for South Africa to witness some of the IPL matches there next month.

Asif To Watch IPL Matches In SA

Asif To Watch IPL Matches In SAPakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif will be a part of the second season of the T20 extravgtanza, not as a player but only as a spectator!

"Asif will be going to South Africa to watch a few matches of the IPL," said the bowler's management company.

Asif, who already left for London on Tuesday for a two-week stint, will fly to South Africa to watch a few IPL games.

In IPL first season Asif had played for Delhi Daredevils. However, he was banned by the IPL after he tested positive for banned anabolic steroid nandrolone.

Asif now accused as ‘home-wrecker’ by film actor

Asif now accused as ‘home-wrecker’ by film actorLahore, Apr. 4 : The list of controversies and scandals is getting longer by the day for banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, as he has now been accused of being a `home-wrecker' by a film actor Babrak Shah.

According to The Daily Times, Shah has accused Asif of destroying his marital life.

"I was happily married to Veena when Asif interrupted my married life by wooing Veena and he succeeded," Shah said.

Shah said he has already divorced Veena Malik, a film and TV actor herself, in the presence of Asif.

PCB committee likely to slap hefty fine on Mohammad Asif

Mohammad AsifLahore, Mar. 26 : Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif may be slapped with a hefty fine for not producing relevant immigration documents before a special committee looking into his Dubai detention case.

According to The Nation, Asif told a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) committee that he was not facing any ban to enter Dubai, on which the committee asked for the relevant documents which he has not tabled before it as yet.

Asif was asked for the documents, as a visa is not considered a proper proof of clearance for entering the United Arab of Emirates (UAE). ]

PCB slaps Mohammad Asif with 6.6 million rupee bill for Dubai expenditure

PCB slaps Mohammad Asif with 6.6 million rupee bill for Dubai expenditureLahore, Mar. 21 : Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif's tribulations seem to be far from over as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked him to pay 6.6 million rupees for the money spent on him during his detention in Dubai.

According to the Dawn newspaper, the PCB claims that it paid 5.7 million rupees to a Dubai based lawyer to help the disgraced bowler when he was detained by Dubai airport officials on charges of carrying a banned substance.

Now, PCB asks IPL to backdate Asif’s ban

Now, PCB asks IPL to backdate Asif’s banLahore, Feb. 14: Two days after beleaguered Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif said he would be challenging the ban imposed on him by the Indian Premier League (IPL), now the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to support the bowler asking the IPL to revise the time period of the one-year ban.

The PCB has requested IPL officials to revise the time-period of the ban so that it ends in July 2009.

The ban imposed by the IPL was already backdated to September 2008, when it suspended Asif on charges of taking a banned substance to enhance his performance on the field.