The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly hoping to convince the International Cricket Council (ICC) to allow banned pace bowler Mohammad Aamir to resume domestic cricket training under the supervision of the national coaches.
Banned Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has said that he has offered to join an anti-corruption rehabilitation programme following the dismissal of his appeal against a spot-fixing ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Zaka Ashraf has expressed confidence that banned pacer Muhammad Aamir could make an early return to international cricket if he appeals to the International Cricket Council to reconsider his five-year ban on humanitarian grounds.
ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat says he feels "sad" for disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Aamir but asserted that the bowler who is serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing should focus on his rehabilitation instead of looking for ways to get the sanction reduced.
Banned pacer Mohammad Aamir has finally had a meeting with the top two officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) during which its chairman, Zaka Ashraf, expressed his disappointment at the bowler`s action.
The convictions of three Pakistan cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir in a spot-fixing case by a United Kingdom court had tainted the image of the country’s cricket in 2011, an editorial in a Pakistan daily has said.
Pakistan`s banned trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir have been granted legal aid by the United Kingdom legal aid services commission after they requested for it to fight their case in British courts.