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If given a chance, I’ll emerge as match winner: Salman Butt

LAHORE: Pakistan reliable opening batsman Salman Butt has said that if he is given chance in any format, he will emerge as match winner. Salman Butt said that he is fit and practising hard to deliver for the national team in any given format. “I have been playing cricket continuously ...

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Salman Butt breaks Jacques Kallis’ record

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan batsman Salman Butt broke the List A centuries record of South Africa’s ace all-rounder Jacques Kallis, Dunya News reported on Tuesday. The left-handed batsman achieved this feat while playing for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Pakistan Cup against Balochistan. The 34-year-old scored 133 runs for his 24th List A ...

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PSL: Salman Butt replaces Hafeez in Lahore Qalandars squad

LAHORE: Lahore Qalandars have roped in Salman Butt to replace the injured Mohammad Hafeez for the remainder of the PSL 2019 season. This is the most high-profile event Butt will be part of after his return in 2016 from his five-year suspension for his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal of ...

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Afridi blocked my return to Pakistan team, claims Salman Butt

LAHORE: Former captain Salman Butt has claimed that Shahid Afridi blocked his return to the Pakistan team for the 2016 World T20 despite him serving the five-year ban following the 2010 spot-fixing scandal. Butt said he was close to being selected for the World T20 in India after he had ...

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Salman Butt to play in Bangladesh

DHAKA: The disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has arrived in Bangladesh to play his first full-fledged competition outside his homeland since serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, an official said. He was cleared by the Pakistan Cricket Board to play in the latest edition of the Dhaka Premier ...

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Salman Butt discloses he was part of All Stars League

DUBAI: Salman Butt, the former Pakistan captain, could face a possible punishment after taking part in the unsanctioned Ajman All Stars T20 League that is the subject of an International Cricket Council investigation into possible match-fixing. The match in question was between the Dubai Bulls and Sharjah Warriors with several ...

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Pakistan considering Salman Butt for national team

PAKISTAN cricket team’s chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has confirmed ‘considering’ drafting in former captain Salman Butt into the national side, after being impressed with his form in the domestic circuit. Pakistani selectors have reportedly derived a plan to ‘reintegrate’ Butt into the national team, after the left-handed batsman made a strong ...

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Pietersen names a Pakistani as best bowler he has faced

LONDON: A surprising pick for Pietersen as he reveals Pakistan quick Mohammad Asif to be the best bowler he’s ever faced. Kevin Pietersen has taken on – and prospered against – some of the best bowlers on the planet, but the former England star has a surprising pick as the ...

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Salman Butt deserves a recall, says Waqar Younis

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler and coach Waqar Younis believes Salman Butt should be recalled to the national team based on his recent form, now that he has served his ban for spot-fixing. Waqar was Pakistan’s coach during the infamous Lord’s Test in 2010, when Salman was found guilty of ...

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Butt seeks international return after twin hundreds

KARACHI: Spot-fixing convict and former Pakistan captain Salman Butt pressed his case for a return to international cricket by scoring a century in each innings to help power his team to victory Thursday. The 32-year-old was playing in his first major first-class tournament after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, ...

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