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Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

LONDON: A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said. "Officers from the National Crime Agency arrested a British man in his thirties this morning in the Sheffield area as part of its investigation into the spot-fixing of cricket matches," the NCA said in a statement on their website. "He was bailed pending further inquiries." The NCA arrested two other men earlier this month as part of the…

Wahab can only perform on Asian pitches, says Asif

KARACHI: Fast bowler Mohammad Asif has said that pacer Wahab Riaz doesn't know how to bowl in Australia and New Zealand. Mohammad Asif, speaking in ARY News program Sports Room, criticized Wahab Riaz over his performance in New Zealand and said that he cannot bowl on the pitches in the two countries. "Wahab can only perform on Asian pitches," he said. He said that the bowlers did not know where to pitch the cherry. He went on to say that the bowlers were bowling at the wicket keeper instead of the batsmen. Asif…

All eyes on Amir as Pakistan return to Lord’s

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM: Mohammad Amir will hope to put the 2010 spot-fixing scandal behind him once and for all when he returns to the scene of the crime in the first Test against England at Lord's today.

Spot-fixers Butt, Asif return to domestic cricket

HYDERABAD: Pakistan's former skipper Salman Butt smashed a century while left-armer Mohammad Asif picked up two wickets in their victorious joint return to domestic cricket on Sunday, months after they completed five-year bans for spot-fixing.