Salman Butt Hopes for Comeback After ICC Revises Anti-Corruption Code

Salman Butt, who along with teammates Aamir and Mohammad Asif, was banned for a minimum of five years in 2011 for spot-fixing scandal in the fourth Test at Lords against England in 2010, said he would meet PCB officials to plead his case.

Updated: November 10, 2014 23:31 IST
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Karachi: Pakistan's banned former Test captain Salman Butt has not given up hopes of a comeback to cricket after the ICC revised its anti-corruption code and left the responsibility of pleading cases for banned players to the home Boards.

"I am sure Pakistan Cricket Board will deal with our cases in the same way they deal with Mohammad Aamir's case," Butt said on Monday. (ICC Set to Pave Way for Amir's Return)

Under the revised code, a home Board can request the ICC's anti-corruption unit chief to allow a banned player to return to domestic cricket before his ban ends officially.

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