“I tried to make Amir and Asif understand. What a waste of talent. When I heard about this, I was so upset that I punched the wall. Pakistan’s two top bowlers, smart, intelligent and the two perfect fast bowlers were wasted,” the fastest-ever cricket bowler added.
Following the five-year ban, Amir made a successful return to international cricket and gained the position of Pakistan’s leading pacer bowler. However, Asif and Butt never managed to find their feet on a cricketing field again.
Only a few days back another fixing-related issue broke out and Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was handed a two-year ban (one year suspended). Investigations revealed that he had failed to inform authorities about being approached by a bookie on various occasions in 2018
Posted on November 3, 2019
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