Former captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif
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Pakistan cricketers go on trial over bribe allegations

Two Pakistan cricketers have gone on trial in London accused of accepting bribes to bowl deliberate no-balls during last year's tour of England.

The fast bowler Mohammad Asif and the former captain Salman Butt are charged with consipracy to cheat and to accept corrupt payments.

They both deny the charges. The BBC's sports editor David Bond has the story.

  • 05 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK