Salman Butt

Pakistan clears Salman Butt to play in Dhaka Premier League

Pakistan clears Salman Butt to play in Dhaka Premier League

It will be Butt's first full-fledged competition outside his homeland since serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing.

Feb 06, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
Salman Butt played the dubious UAE event being investigated by ICC

Salman Butt played the dubious UAE event being investigated by ICC

Butt and Mohammad Asif, who have served five-year bans for spot-fixing between 2010 and 2016, played the league that is being investigated for corruption after dubious footage of play went viral on social media.

Jan 31, 2018, 15:35 PM IST
Be as consistent as Indian selectors: Butt, Akmal to Pak panel

Be as consistent as Indian selectors: Butt, Akmal to Pak panel

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and discarded wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal have called on Pakistan selectors to show the same consistency as their Indian counterparts do while picking the national team.

Jan 05, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
Records tumble in Rawalpindi as Kamran Akmal hits 71-ball 150 in T20 Cup — Video

Records tumble in Rawalpindi as Kamran Akmal hits 71-ball 150 in T20 Cup — Video

The 35-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman scored 150 from 71 balls with 14 fours and 12 sixes, while Butt contributed with a patient 55 off 49 balls with the help of eight fours.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Punish those who corrupt cricketers : Salman Butt

Punish those who corrupt cricketers : Salman Butt

Butt suggested involving the government to introduce legislation, which could allow the ICC and member boards to punish individuals trying to tarnish the sport.

Mar 16, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
Nobody wants Pakistani players to be associated with fixing again: Misbah-ul-Haq

Nobody wants Pakistani players to be associated with fixing again: Misbah-ul-Haq

Misbah acknowledged that the loss of big players like Sharjeel, Latif affected the team but felt it also gave an opportunity to the benched players to showcase their potential.

Feb 19, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
PCB charge Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif in Pakistan Super League corruption probe

PCB charge Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif in Pakistan Super League corruption probe

The pair, suspended after being accused of meeting a suspicious person linked to an international betting syndicate, could face up to a life ban from international and domestic cricket.

Feb 19, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Shahid Afridi wants PCB to bar tainted cricketers from all formats of game to stop corruption

Shahid Afridi wants PCB to bar tainted cricketers from all formats of game to stop corruption

Pakistan's former Test captain Ramiz Raja also told a news channel yesterday that Sharjeel and Khalid should not be allowed back.

 

 

Feb 13, 2017, 10:29 AM IST
Inzamam-ul-Haq silences reporter who asked him about return of Salman Butt in Pakistan team

Inzamam-ul-Haq silences reporter who asked him about return of Salman Butt in Pakistan team

The reporter further went on to say that PCB chairman Shaharyar Khan had also given a green signal to Butt for selection in the national team.

Feb 03, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blames bowlers for poor Test performance in Australia

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur blames bowlers for poor Test performance in Australia

Pakistan has lost eight out of 12 Tests since Arthur took charge including all three in Australia and two matches in New Zealand.

Jan 11, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Cricket can never be completely free of corruption, says Salman Butt

Cricket can never be completely free of corruption, says Salman Butt

Butt and Asif have returned to domestic cricket after the expiry of the bans and after serving some time behind bars in the United Kingdom.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
Tainted for spot-fixing, Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif included in Pakistan Super League draft

Tainted for spot-fixing, Salman Butt and Muhammad Asif included in Pakistan Super League draft

Both the former Pakistan players were ignored for the first PSL draft as they had just completed their five-year bans for spot-fixing.

Oct 08, 2016, 11:59 AM IST
Pakistan players' timings restrictions removed: Mickey Arthur

Pakistan players' timings restrictions removed: Mickey Arthur

Since 2010 when the spot-fixing scandal broke out on the tour to England, Pakistani cricket authorities have been very strict about enforcing curfew timings for players on foreign tours.

Aug 31, 2016, 19:22 PM IST
Misbah-ul-Haq keen to leave legacy for Pakistan

Misbah-ul-Haq keen to leave legacy for Pakistan

Misbah was recalled to the side and given the captaincy following the fall-out from Pakistan`s infamous tour of England in 2010.

Aug 16, 2016, 13:48 PM IST
Salman Butt says Mohammad Amir will return to form just like boxer Muhammad Ali

Salman Butt says Mohammad Amir will return to form just like boxer Muhammad Ali

Pakistan take on England in the first of four Tests at Lord's from July 14 with the focus on Amir.

Jul 01, 2016, 19:26 PM IST
Pakistan boss Mickey Arthur undaunted by Australia axe

Pakistan boss Mickey Arthur undaunted by Australia axe

Arthur, speaking at Hampshire`s headquarters ground where the Pakistan squad were training on Monday, believes he has absorbed the lessons of his Australia exit, even if he is unhappy with the way it was portrayed in public.

Jun 28, 2016, 10:57 AM IST
Mohammad Amir receives UK visa, free to face England after match-fixing scandal

Mohammad Amir receives UK visa, free to face England after match-fixing scandal

The visa clearance means that Amir, 24, will be allowed to play in England for the first time since being convicted of spot-fixing six years ago.

Jun 09, 2016, 23:09 PM IST
England vs Pakistan: Stuart Broad has no problems facing Pakistan's Mohammad Amir

England vs Pakistan: Stuart Broad has no problems facing Pakistan's Mohammad Amir

Stuart Broad has insisted he won`t have any issues playing against Mohammad Amir should the convicted spot-fixer make his Test return at Lord`s next month.

Jun 07, 2016, 13:20 PM IST
PCB confident of getting Mohammad Amir's visa for England tour

PCB confident of getting Mohammad Amir's visa for England tour

Aamir made his international comeback in January in New Zealand after serving a five-year ban.

May 29, 2016, 20:29 PM IST
Tainted Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif to lead Sialkot in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

Tainted Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif to lead Sialkot in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy

The Pakistani player made a return to domestic cricket in September 2015 after completing his ban.

Mar 03, 2016, 11:00 AM IST