Top

Asif pleads Great start guilty of fixing

Asif pleads Great start guilty of fixing
Highlights

Pakistan cricket spot-fixing scandal - Asif admits guilt to fixing charges - Mohammad Asif admits to spot-fixing - Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad...

Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif on Wednesday publicly confessed to his role in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal during the Lord's Test and tendered an unconditional apology to the countrymen for his actions. Nearly three years after he was handed a seven-year ban by the ICC from any form of cricket, the 30-year-old fast bowler admitted to his guilt for the first time


"I accept the punishment from the ICC tribunal in 2011. I apologise for my actions that have brought disrespect to my beloved country, to the millions of fans in Pakistan and in the world. When I look back at the events of my career, I feel very sorry," Asif said during a press conference at the Karachi Press Club here.


Asif along with pace partner Mohammad Aamir and then-captain Salman Butt were banned by the ICC for agreeing to bowl deliberate no-balls in return for money during the Lord's Test against England in 2010.


An anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC banned Butt for 10 years with five suspended, Asif for seven years with two suspended and Aamir for five years.

Show Full Article
Print Article
Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
Subscribed Failed...
Subscribed Successfully...
More Stories


Top