Pakistani pacer Mohammad Aamer`s 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is at loggerheads with Salman Butt as the banned Test captain is not ready to accept blame for encouraging his former teammates Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif to take part in spot-fixing in 2010.
Former Pakistan pace prodigy Mohammad Aamer Tuesday urged young players to be careful of the company they kept to avoid "destroying" their lives, as he prepared to make his return from a spot-fixing ban.
Pakistan`s cricket chief Saturday denied that Mohammad Amir is being fast-tracked back into international cricket after a five-year ban, saying he will be monitored "on and off the field" before his re-entry.
The Pakistan Cricket Board will adopt a six-month assessment process to decide whether left- arm pacer Mohammad Aamer can be included again in the national team after the completion of his five-year ban period for spot-fixing.
Former Pakistan captain turned commentator Ramiz Raja on Wednesday criticised the lobbying for the return of paceman Mohammad Aamer, banned for spot-fixing, saying his return would expose the team to the "virus".
Pakistan`s cricket chief on Tuesday said that an appeal will be lodged with the anti-corruption unit to clear the way for seamer Mohammad Aamer to play domestic matches before his five-year ban expires.
Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game`s governing body.