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PCB chairman wants Amir return

Feb 3, 2012: PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that Mohammad Amir will be welcomed back to international cricket once he has served his ICC ban and given financial support in the meantime

George Dobell in Dubai

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Mohammad Amir released from jail

Feb 1, 2012: Mohammad Amir has been released from Portland Young Offenders Institution in Dorset after serving half of his six-month sentence

David Hopps

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Treat Amir more leniently - Brearley

Dec 20, 2011: Mike Brearley, the former England captain, has said that Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan fast bowler currently in prison for his role in the spot-fixing scandal, should be treated more leniently

Siddhartha Talya

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Butt and Amir have appeals dismissed

Nov 23, 2011: The Lord Chief Justice has rejected the appeals of Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir against their sentences in the spot-fixing case

Andrew Miller at the Royal Courts of Justice

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Butt and Amir set to appeal sentences

Nov 22, 2011: Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir will have appeals against their spot-fixing sentences heard on November 23 in London

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Butt and Amir's appeal to be heard on Nov 23

Nov 18, 2011: Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir will have appeals against their spot-fixing sentences heard on November 23 in London

ESPNcricinfo staff

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Amir given permission to appeal his sentence

Nov 11, 2011: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has been given permission by a London court to appeal his six-month sentence in the spot-fixing trial

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Ringside at the biggest cricket trial of them all

Nov 5, 2011: Outside the courtroom, it was all informal and laidback, but in it things were deadly serious, and never more than on the day Mohammad Amir showed up

Richard Sydenham

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'I blame myself for bringing Mazhar to cricket'

Nov 3, 2011: An exclusive interview with Azhar Majeed, the brother of the convicted agent, Mazhar

Exclusive by Richard Sydenham

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'Six months is a lot for a kid'

Nov 3, 2011: The families of the three players react with sadness and defiance to their sentencing

Umar Farooq

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The ACSU is a toothless tiger - Strauss

Nov 3, 2011: Reactions from former players and officials on the sentences after the spot-fixing trial

ESPNcricinfo staff

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A cleansing process

Nov 3, 2011: In the short term the game will mourn the loss of yet another veneer of innocence but the overwhelming emotion ought to be one of relief

Andrew Miller

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Sentencing remarks of Justice Cooke

Nov 3, 2011: Sentencing remarks of Justice Cooke in the spot-fixing trial involving Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and Mazhar Majeed

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Butt gets 2 years 6 months in jail, Asif gets 1 year, Amir six months

Nov 3, 2011: The stage is set for the sentencing of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, and the agent Mazhar Majeed, in the spot-fixing case

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court

Does our society breed corrupt sportsmen?

Nov 3, 2011: If Butt and Co are to blame, so is the environment that produced them

Harsha Bhogle

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Guilty cricketers plea for leniency

Nov 2, 2011: Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir all offered closing submissions via their lawyers on the 21st day of the spot-fixing trial

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court

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Amir's involvement was one-off - lawyer

Nov 2, 2011: The lawyer of Mohammad Amir told a packed Southwark Crown Court that his client has only ever cheated by bowling two no-balls in the Lord's Test

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court

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Judge to clarify Amir's position in fix

Nov 2, 2011: The sentencing process in the spot-fixing trial has begun with all three players - Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir - together in the dock for the first time

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court

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Amir and Majeed involved - judge

Oct 25, 2011: Justice Cooke began his summing-up by telling the jury that Mazhar Majeed and Mohammad Amir were "involved in spot-fixing"

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court

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Amir 'the sacrificial goat' says prosecution

Oct 24, 2011: The prosecution told the jury in the alleged spot-fixing trial that teenage fast bowler Mohammad Amir was being singled out as "the sacrificial goat"

Richard Sydenham at Southwark Crown Court
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