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Cricket: Cheating Pakistani cricketers get jail

Published 03/11/2011 | 11:16

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THE Pakistani cricketers at the centre of the spot fixing scandal were jailed in England today.

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Former Pakistan test cricket captain Salman Butt was jailed for 30 months, at Southwark Crown Court, for his part in a conspiracy to bowl deliberate no-balls during a Lord's internatioanal..

And former world number two test bowler Mohammad Asif was jailed for one year for his involvement in the plot by intentionally bowling a no-ball during the same test.

Corrupt cricket agent Mazhar Majeed was also jailed for two years and eight months for his role in the scandal.

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