Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif
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Cricket 'spot-fixing' trial finds Butt and Asif guilty

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif have been found guilty of their part in a "spot-fixing" scam after a trial at Southwark Crown Court.

Former captain Butt, 27, and fast bowler Asif, 28, were both found guilty of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to accept corrupt payments.

They plotted to deliberately bowl no-balls during a Lord's Test match against England last summer.

Another bowler, Mohammad Amir, admitted the charges prior to the trial, as James Pearce explains.

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Undercover footage, courtesy News of the World

Match footage, courtesy Sky Sports

  • 01 Nov 2011
  • From the section UK
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