Former Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif feels he deserved a second chance to represent his country as many others involved in spot-fixing had also got the same. Asif was banned for seven years for deliberate bowling no balls in a Test in England in 2010. He along with Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt were also jailed in the UK for their crime.
It's rarely good when cricketers make news for reasons other than cricketing ones. No matter how bitter a pill it is to swallow, the fact is that the game has lost a lot of talented players to corruption.
Cycling’s fallen hero Lance Armstrong has finally admitted to doping en route to winning seven Tour de France titles. Following this admission of guilt, Armstrong has received backlashes from different sections of the sporting fraternity.
ICC world Cup 2011 Pakistan Squad: Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt on Monday said if any of the three suspended players are cleared of spot-fixing charges they can be included in Pakistan's World Cup squad.