Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Aamir will be eligible to play international cricket as soon as his five-year ban ends on September 2 this year, former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi said on Monday.
PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan had defended the return of banned pace bowler Muhammad Aamir to domestic cricket but a petition was taken up for hearing in the Sindh High Court against the permission given to him to play cricket again.
Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif is anguished and disappointed that some former cricketers are against the idea of letting players banned for spot-fixing return to the game after being reformed and rehabilitated.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has officially sent a letter to its international counterpart asking them to review the ban on Muhammad Aamir in light of the revision in the anti-corruption code of the world body.
Pakistan Cricket Board is waiting anxiously for the ratification of new anti-corruption code of International Cricket Council in October to start a fresh move to get banned pacer Muhammad Aamir back into the sport.
Desperate to save the career of tainted pacer Muhammad Aamir, the Pakistan Cricket Board would try to seek ICC`s permission for the youngster to start training at PCB facilities and play some domestic cricket.
Controversial fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has called for a performance based central contract system for the Pakistan cricketers and also said that players too needed to change their approach towards the game.
The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Switzerland will hear the appeals of suspended Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif against the International Cricket Council`s (ICC) bans for spot-fixing next February.
Pakistan`s disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Asif today said he expects to get justice when his appeal against the ICC ban is heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) in Geneva in February 2013.
Disgraced pace bowler Muhammad Aamir might be given a chance to resurrect his international career when he comes out of jail and the ICC permits him to play again, the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Tuesday.