Cricket

PCB weighs in on Amir ban

2013-07-03 12:57
Mohammad Amir (Getty)
Islamabad - The Pakistan Cricket Board intends to find a UK-based lawyer to see if fast bowler Mohammad Amir could get a 20 percent reduction in his five-year ban for spot-fixing.

Acting chairperson of the PCB Najam Sethi said he has discussed Amir's ban with fellow directors and soon a British lawyer will be hired to "look at ways to get at least 20 percent relief for Amir."

The ICC banned Amir for five years for bowling no-balls at pre-determined times so as to fix spot-betting markets during a Test match against England in 2010.

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