Match-fixing scandal: Butt, Asif and Amir dropped for rest of tour

Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, at the centre of a global storm over spot-fixing allegations have been dropped from the series.

updated: September 02, 2010 08:42 IST
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Under pressure from the ICC and England Cricket Board, Pakistan on Thursday dropped the tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir from the Twenty20 and one-day series against England starting on Sunday.

The three are implicated in a 'spot-fixing' scandal "exposed" in a British tabloid's sting operation last week.

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