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Salman Butt's Biography

Salman Butt (Punjabi/Urdu: سلمان بٹ, Salmān Baṭṭ; born 7 October 1984) is a former Pakistani cricketer who was a regular Test and ODI left-handed opening batsman. He made his Test debut on 3 September 2003 in the third Test against Bangladesh, and a year later made his ODI debut against West Indies on 22 September 2004. He was appointed captain of the Pakistan Test squad on 16 July 2010. On 29 August 2010, he was implicated in allegations of spot-fixing. On 31 August 2010, he was stripped of the Pakistan Captaincy, and removed from the ODI Squad pending criminal proceedings. As of 5 February 2011, Butt is serving a 10-year ban, of which five years is a suspended sentence. In November 2011, Butt was convicted and jailed for 30 months for conspiracy charges relating to the spot-fixing, along with Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif..On June 21st 2012,he was released from Jail.

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Salman Butt says he is innocent of corruption and Pakistand may sue The Sun
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  • I am a cheat, admits banned Vincent

    Auckland : New Zealand | 26 days ago

    I am a cheat, admits New Zealand batsman Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has admitted he is a "cheat" who has "shamed" the sport. The 35-year-old is co-operating with anti-corruption officials ...

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  • PM Sharif removes Najam Sethi from PCB chairman`s post

      News Source: Zee News | 16 days ago
    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
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      News Source: New Zealand Infotech Weekly | 23 days ago
    Disgraced cricketer Lou Vincent received a total of £150,000 (NZ$294,000) for fixing matches, it can been revealed. The former New Zealand opener broke his silence in interviews on Wednesday after he received a life ban from the sport by the England
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      News Source: Daily News & Analysis | 25 days ago
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