Spot-fixing trial begins in London

Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Asif appear in court charged with conspiracy to cheat during Test match.

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif are charged with conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to accept payments during Pakistan’s tour of England last summer.

Al Jazeera’s Lee Wellings reports from Southwark crown court.

Source : Al Jazeera

Related

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over spot-fixing bans.

26 Feb 2011

Banned Pakistan players Butt, Amir and Asif to appear at Crown Court in UK on May 20 while Shoaib quits team after Cup.

17 Mar 2011

Allegations haunting cricket could have as-yet-unforeseen consequences as attention diverted by World Cup but there is an easy way to turn a crisis into an opportunity.

25 Mar 2011
More from Sports
Most Read