Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

Pakistan’s 2010 tour of England to be probed further, says ICC

Pakistan's 2010 tour of England to be probed further, says ICC

During the spot-fixing trial in the London court, recovered text messages revealed that four more Tests appear to have been affected by spot-fixing on the tour © AFP

 

London: Nov 2, 2011

 

More trouble is in store for corrupt Pakistani cirkcters as ICC’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is all set to launch its own investigation into the nation’s 2010 tour of England following indications of more tainted matches during the spot-fixing trial in London.

 

During the course of the trial at a criminal court in London, recovered text messages revealed that four more Tests appear to have been affected by spot-fixing on the tour.

 

There were also enough suggestions that other Pakistan players in the squad that toured England last year may also be involved in some wrongdoing, according to a report in espncricinfo.

 

The Southwark Crown Court yesterday found Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif guilty of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to accept corrupt payments for fixing part of a Test match at Lord’s last year.

 

The third accused, 19-year-old pacer Mohammad Aamir, who was also involved in the conspiracy, did not face trial as he had pleaded guilty.

 

The ACSU could not conduct a thorough inquiry into the spot-fixing scandal against the three Pakistani players as most or all of the evidence was held by the Crown and police.

 

But after the trial is over, there will be a debriefing between British prosecution services and the ACSU on what all can be disclosed to use in the investigations, the report said.

 

Although all evidences relating to the first Test against England at Trent Bridge, second at Edgbaston and third at The Oval were heard during the trial, but not in front of the jury as it could have had an impact on a fair trial of the players.

 

Evidence was also found for the Lord’s Test between Pakistan and Australia, while a text was also recovered by the Canadian police specialists from alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed’s mobile phone that connected Pakistan players — Kamran Akmal and Aamir — to alleged spot-fixing and links with bookmakers. (PTI)

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 21, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 22, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 23, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 24, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 7 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014  at Dubai

Delhi Daredevils won by 4 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014  at Dubai

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wkts

Photos

RR vs KXIP, IPL 2014 Match 7 at Sharjah

Videos

Rajasthan Royals' unusual strategy in IPL 2014

Peter Moores aims to resurrect England’s fortunes in his second term as coach

Chetan Sharma: I am often reminded of Javed Miandad’s last-ball six

IPL: Virender Sehwag and Mahela Jayawardene maul Mumbai Indians with 151-run opening stand

IPL 2014: JP Duminy unfolding as the Mr Consistent for Delhi Daredevils

IPL 2014: Chennai Super Kings’ bowling attack may present problems for MS Dhoni

Chennai Super Kings David Miller Delhi Daredevils England India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore RR vs KXIP 2014 Virat Kohli

Sharad Pawar questions inclusion of Ravi Shastri, J N Patel in IPL scam probe panel

IPL 2014: Sunrisers Hyderabad to face marauding Kings XI Punjab

Afghanistan appoint Peter Anderson as academy coach

IPL 2014: Sanju Samson says aggression comes to him naturally

Alastair Cook positive about partnership with Peter Moores

Ravi Shastri’s appointment in IPL 2013 probe-panel could hit legal hurdles

IPL 2014: Week 1 – Hits and Flops!

Peter Moores aims to resurrect England’s fortunes in his second term as coach

Chetan Sharma: I am often reminded of Javed Miandad’s last-ball six

IPL: Virender Sehwag and Mahela Jayawardene maul Mumbai Indians with 151-run opening stand

Fan of the Day

Suraj Gowda

Suraj Gowda

622 Posts | 7 Fans

Video Highlights: Virat Kohli's 77 during India vs Sri Lanka ICC World T20 2014 final at Dhaka

Goodbye greasy hair! 6 home remedies to manage an oily scalp (Gallery)

Ayushmann Khurrana denies signing Akshay Kumar’s next production venture

10 natural ways to keep your home mosquito-free

Saraswatichandra: Who made Jennifer Winget emotional while shooting for honeymoon sequence in London? View pics!

Also on cricketcountry.com