Pakistani cricketers’ Appeals heard at CAS - watch this space
On Thursday and Friday last week the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland heard the appeals of former Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Asif against International Cricket Council (ICC) bans for involvement in so called “spot fixing”. Mohammed Amir, the third cricketer to be banned and convicted in UK criminal proceedings, did not appeal.
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About the Author
Alex is a barrister at Peters & Peters Solicitors, specialising in business crime, extradition, corruption and sports law. He is part of the P&P Sports Disputes and Investigations team. Prior to joining P&P, Alex was a tenant at the leading criminal set Five Paper Buildings. He has extensive experience of sports law in the context of criminal litigation, having prosecuted cases involving the illicit broadcasting of premier league football for many years.