Cricket

PCB suspend Butt, Amir, Asif

2010-11-04 08:57
Mohammad Aamir (AFP)

Islamabad - Former captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif saw their central contracts suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board on Wednesday.

It was a legal requirement to suspend the trio's central contracts because "they are unable to perform services for Pakistan due to suspensions," PCB legal adviser Tafazzul Rizvi said.

The International Cricket Council suspended the three on September 2 after a British tabloid accused them of accepting money for bowling predetermined no-balls in a test against England at Lord's in late August.

The ICC's code of conduct commission rejected appeals by Butt and Amir against their suspensions last Sunday. Asif had withdrawn his appeal.

Their next stage is a hearing by the anti-corruption tribunal into the fixing case.

"Under the ICC code of conduct commission, this formal suspension of their (central) contracts is also required," Rizvi said.

Asif and Butt were in category A of the central contracts and were receiving a monthly salary of 250 000 rupees ($2 950) from PCB.

Amir was in category B on a monthly salary of 175 000 rupees ($2 100).

The central contracts were awarded in March and were in effect from January 1-December 31, 2010.

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