Salman Butt hopes his sentence be reduced

Muhammad Asif Khan

LAHORE: Suspended former Pakistan captain, Salman Butt has vowed to cooperate with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) in his quest to get his 10-year ban reduced. “I have been cooperating with the PCB and ICC and will keep on doing so. Returning to Cricket is my foremost desire, and I hope that my sentence would be reduced, and I would be allowed to play domestic cricket soon.” said Salman Butt while talking to News One TV.Image

Salman Butt, on Tuesday, met with the vigilance committee of the PCB to formally expressed willingness to participate in the rehabilitation programme. Earlier, Muhammad Asif and Muhammad Amir have also done the same.

“I have signed the required documents, and now it’s up to the PCB’s vigilance committee. I will follow it’s directions whenever they are given”, added Butt.

The ICC handed down bans of five, seven and ten years to Amir, Asif and Butt respectively for their role in the notorious spot fixing episode of 2010.

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