Acknowledging the receipt of PCB's request letter for tainted pacer Muhammad Aamir's early return to cricket, ICC CEO Dave Richardson on Monday said that the international body has taken note of the issue but the matter will take some time to get resolved.
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.
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 Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has informed disgraced former player Salman Butt that he would receive a letter in regard of completing his rehabilitationprogramme within the next couple of days.
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's banned cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif could face problems convincing the ICC to put aside their suspension periods when they complete their five-year ban term in August 2015. Reliable sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have told PTI that while the board was preparing to make a request to the ICC once again to allow the third banned player, Mohammad Aamir, to start training and playing some club or domestic cricket before his ban ends in August 2015, they were also concerned about Butt and Asif's situation.
Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul Qadri have refused to vacate the Constitution Avenue here despite orders by the Supreme Court, the government's chief law officer told the court on Tuesday.
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.
Pakistani pace express Mohammad Amir has reportedly revealed that he has been offered the hero`s role in a movie and has decided to do it as the cricketer struggles to earn his bread and butter while serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing.
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his capacity as patron-in-chief of the PCB has removed Najam Sethi as chairman and dissolved the management committee while appointing a ad-hoc Chairman and election commissioner to hold elections in the board in 30 days time.