Pakistan's Mohammad Aamer fired up after 'tough' spot-fixing ban
Pakistan's Mohammad Aamer fired up after 'tough' spot-fixing ban

Pakistan`s Mohammad Aamer admits he almost gave up cricket after being hit with a five-year ban for spot-fixing, but the paceman is now fired up to take wickets and repair his reputation.

Mohammad Aamer focused on World Twenty20 return for Pakistan
Mohammad Aamer focused on World Twenty20 return for Pakistan

Fast bowler Mohammad Aamer said on Tuesday he was focused on joining Pakistan`s national side for next year`s World Twenty20 tournament after impressive bowling in a key domestic event.

Banned Salman Butt to appear before ICC corruption unit
Banned Salman Butt to appear before ICC corruption unit

Disgraced former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he was due to appear before the anti-corruption unit of the game`s governing body to try to have his spot-fixing ban relaxed.

Birthday boy Mohammad Aamer targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback
Birthday boy Mohammad Aamer targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback

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.

Court rejects life ban petition for Pakistan`s Aamer
Court rejects life ban petition for Pakistan`s Aamer

A Pakistani court on Tuesday dismissed a legal petition seeking a life ban on fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, just weeks after he returned to domestic cricket following a spot-fixing suspension.

PCB wants Salman Butt to be more honest and forthright
PCB wants Salman Butt to be more honest and forthright

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.

Pakistan`s Aamer suffers comeback washout

Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamer on Wednesday shrugged off the disappointment of his comeback match being washed out following a five-year ban for spot-fixing.

Mohammad Aamer urges youngsters not to `destroy` lives
Mohammad Aamer urges youngsters not to `destroy` lives

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.

Eight Pakistan players fined for breaking World Cup curfew
Eight Pakistan players fined for breaking World Cup curfew

Eight Pakistan players, including maverick former captain Shahid Afridi, have been fined for breaching a team curfew ahead of their crucial World Cup game against India, sources told AFP on Thursday.

Mohammad Amir not fast-tracked: Pakistan cricket chief
Mohammad Amir not fast-tracked: Pakistan cricket chief

 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.

'Fake Sheikh' evidence prompts Pakistan re-think: Report
'Fake Sheikh' evidence prompts Pakistan re-think: Report

Prosecutors are re-examining the criminal convictions of three Pakistan players jailed in 2011 over spot-fixing allegations, according to a report in Britain`s Guardian newspaper,

PCB to have six-month assessment process for Mohammad Aamer
PCB to have six-month assessment process for Mohammad Aamer

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.

Ramiz Raza questions Pakistan support for sullied Mohammad Aamer
Ramiz Raza questions Pakistan support for sullied Mohammad Aamer

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".

Disgraced Salman Butt begs for PCB help to end ban
Disgraced Salman Butt begs for PCB help to end ban

Pakistan`s disgraced former captain Salman Butt said Tuesday he expected his country`s cricket board to help him get an early end to his ban for spot-fixing.

Pakistan to apply for Mohammad Aamer`s clearance next week
Pakistan to apply for Mohammad Aamer`s clearance next week

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.

ICC poised to clear way for Mohammad Aamer return
ICC poised to clear way for Mohammad Aamer return

Pakistan seamer Mohammad Aamer, banned and jailed for spot fixing in one of cricket`s darkest episodes, is set to be handed a dramatic return to the sport.

ICC may offer olive branch to banned players
ICC may offer olive branch to banned players

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday said it is likely to allow banned players to feature in domestic matches a few months before their punishment expires.

Pakistan hopes for Aamer`s early return

Pakistan cricket authorities on Friday said they hoped banned paceman Mohammad Aamer would return to domestic cricket before the end of his five-year ban for spot-fixing.

Big Three`s ICC deal benefits Pakistan: Najam Sethi

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.

Pakistan spot-fixing trio dream of comebacks

Pakistan`s talented but tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer Wednesday vowed to return to international cricket, three years to the day after they were banned for spot-fixing.