Aiming redemption, tainted Salman Butt meets PCB officials

This week, the International Court of Arbitration also dismissed the appeals of Butt and Asif against their bans. Sources in the board said Butt met with the PCB officials to inform them he was ready to undergo rehabilitation and attend anti-corruption education programs that is mandatory for him to ensure his five-year ban is not extended.

updated: April 24, 2013 11:11 IST
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Karachi: In a bid to start his rehabilitation under the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption laws, Pakistan's banned former captain Salman Butt has met senior officials of the PCB.

Butt met PCB officials at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore after ICC chief executive Dave Richardson urged him and Mohammad Asif -- both banned for spot-fixing -- to come clean and admit their involvement in corruption.

Butt, Asif and Muhammad Aamer were first banned by the anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC in February, 2011 after they were first suspended in September, 2010 on the tour to England by the ICC for their involvement in spot-fixing in the fourth Test played at Lords.

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