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Thursday 17 April 2014

Cricket: Cheating Pakistani cricketers get jail

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

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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