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.

Misbah wants Pakistan to challenge Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq today urged his team to challenge the Ashes-winning Australia when they play them in their next Test series in the United Arab Emirates in October.

Apologetic Asif confesses to spot-fixing

Disgraced Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif on Wednesday apologised for his role in a notorious 2010 spot-fixing scandal, admitting his guilt for the first time and accepting a five-year ban.

Akram believes spot-fixer Aamer should be allowed back into international cricket

Former Pakistani bowling great Wasim Akram has backed estranged fast bowler Mohammed Aamer to make a comeback into international cricket after serving his punishment for his mistake in the spot fixing scandal.

English spot-fixer`s sentence delayed

The sentencing of an English former county cricketer who has pleaded guilty to spot-fixing has been delayed by a week.

Waqar in favour of Aamer`s ban reduction

Former Pakistan paceman and coach Waqar Younis on Friday called for a reduction of the five-year cricket ban meted out to talented teenage bowler Mohammad Aamer for his role in a spot-fixing scandal.

`Rampant corruption` in Pakistan case: prosecutor

Two Pakistan cricketers took bribes to fix parts of a match against England in a case that exposes "rampant corruption" at the heart of the international game, a prosecutor told a London court.

Lawyers of Asif, Aamer okay with proceedings so far

The lawyers of Pakistan`s Asif and Aamer expressed satisfaction over the proceedings into spot-fixing allegations.

Pakistan`s Musharraf backs cricketer accused in betting scam

Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf called for Mohd Aamir, at the centre of cricket`s spot-fixing scandal, to be shown compassion.

‘Amir`s age shouldn`t matter in spot-fixing row’

Shafqat Rana says 18-year-old pace sensation Mohammad Amir should not be shown any leniency because of his tender age.

Possibility of Amir not bowling again is disappointing!

Aakash Chopra talks about the match fixing scandal.

Pakistan kit supplier severs tie with Aamer

Pakistan cricket team`s official kit supplier, BoomBoom has severed its ties with tainted pacer Mohammad Aamer and said they are reviewing their sponsorship deal with the entire team in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal.

Bowler Aamer`s coach, family say he is innocent

The former mentor and family of Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Aamer proclaimed his innocence after British police questioned him on spot-fixing allegations following a newspaper sting.

Mohammad Aamer, a cricket star so near yet so far

Nobody has illuminated the 2010 cricket summer more than Pakistan’s 18-year-old left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Aamer.