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Pakistan Cricket Spot-fixing Scandal
The Pakistan cricket spot-fixing scandal was a sports scandal that occurred during a Test match between England and Pakistan at Lord's Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known as Lord's, is a cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch ..., London, in August 2010. The scandal centered on three members of Pakistan Pakistan, . Pronounced variably in English as , , , and . officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's List of countries and dependencies by population, fifth-most populous country, with a popul ...'s national cricket Cricket is a Bat-and-ball games, bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, field at the centre of which is a cricket pitch, pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two Bail (cricket), bai ... ...
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Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir ( ur, ; born 13 April 1992) is a Pakistani cricketer who played for the Pakistan national cricket team between 2009 and 2020. Amir retired from international cricket in December 2020. However on 14 June 2021, he stated that he is ready to return to the national team. Amir made his First-class cricket, first-class debut in November 2008, and his first One-Day International and test cricket, Test appearances in July 2009 in Sri Lanka at the age of 17. He played his first international match during the 2009 ICC World Twenty20, where he played in every game, helping the national side win the tournament. On 29 August 2010, he was arrested for spot-fixing and was given a five-year ban for bowling two deliberate no-balls. Amir pleaded guilty on the verdict handed out by his prosecutor the International Cricket Council, and publicly asked for forgiveness. In November 2011, Amir was convicted at Southwark Crown Court, along with Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif (cricketer) ...
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Over (cricket)
In cricket, an over consists of six consecutive legal delivery (cricket), deliveries bowling (cricket), bowled from one end of a cricket pitch to the player batting at the other end, almost always by a single bowler. A maiden over is an over in which no runs are scored that count against the bowler (so leg byes and Bye (cricket), byes may be scored as they are not counted against the bowler). A wicket maiden is a maiden over in which a Dismissal (cricket), wicket is also taken. Similarly, double and triple wicket maidens are when two and three wickets are taken in a maiden over. After six deliveries the Umpire (cricket), umpire calls 'over'; the Fielding_(cricket), fielding team switches ends, and a different bowler is selected to bowl from the opposite end. The captain of the fielding team decides which bowler will bowl any given over, and no bowler may bowl two overs in succession. Overview Although this has not always been so, with overs of four and eight balls used in the ...
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Southwark
Southwark ( ) is a district of Central London situated on the south bank of the River Thames, forming the north-western part of the wider modern London Borough of Southwark. The district, which is the oldest part of South London, developed due to its position at the southern end of the early versions of London Bridge#History, London Bridge, the only crossing point for many miles. London’s historic core, the City of London, lay north of the Bridge and for centuries the area of Southwark just south of the bridge was governed by the City. By the 12th century Southwark had been incorporated as an ancient borough, and this historic status is reflected in the alternative name of the area, as Borough. In the middle ages, not far from the bridge was the Liberty of the Clink, which was just beyond the City's jurisdiction, allowing for more relaxed governance and an area of sometimes disreputable entertainment, nightlife and theatre. The urban area expanded over the years and Sout ...
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Crown Prosecution Service
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is the principal public agency for conducting criminal prosecution A prosecutor is a legal representative of the prosecution in states with either the common law In law, common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is the body of law created by judges and similar quasi-judicial tr ...s in England England is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. E ... and Wales Wales ( cy, Cymru ) is a Countries of the United Kingdom, country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the Wales–England border, east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It .... It is headed by the Director of Public Prosecutions The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the ...
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The Guardian
''The Guardian'' is a British daily newspaper. It was founded in 1821 as ''The Manchester Guardian'', and changed its name in 1959. Along with its sister papers ''The Observer ''The Observer'' is a British newspaper published on Sundays. In the same place on the political spectrum A political spectrum is a system to characterize and classify different in relation to one another. These positions sit upon one ...'' and ''The Guardian Weekly ''The Guardian Weekly'' is an international English-language news magazine based in London, UK. It is one of the world's oldest international news publications and has readers in more than 170 countries. Editorial content is drawn from its sist ...'', ''The Guardian'' is part of the Guardian Media Group Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British-based mass media Mass media refers to a diverse array of media Media may refer to: Physical means Communication * Media (communication), tools used to deliver i ...
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The Independent
''The Independent'' is a British online newspaper An online newspaper (or electronic news or electronic news publication) is the electronic publishing, online version of a newspaper, either as a stand-alone publication or as the online version of a printed periodical literature, periodical. Goin .... It was established in 1986 as a national morning printed paper. Nicknamed the ''Indy'', it began as a broadsheet A broadsheet is the largest and is characterized by long vertical pages, typically of . Other common s include the smaller and – formats. Description Many broadsheets measure roughly per full broadsheet spread, twice the size of a stand ... and changed to tabloid Tabloid may refer to: * Tabloid journalism, a type of journalism * Tabloid (newspaper format), a newspaper with compact page size ** Chinese tabloid * Tabloid (paper size), a North American paper size * Tabloid (film), ''Tabloid'' (film), a 2010 d ... format in 2003. The last printed edition w ...
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Court Of Arbitration For Sport
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS; french: Tribunal arbitral du sport, ''TAS'') is an international body established in 1984 to settle disputes related to sport through arbitration. Its headquarters are in Lausanne, Switzerland and its courts are located in New York City, Sydney, and Lausanne. Temporary courts are established in current Olympic host cities. The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) was established simultaneously, and a single president presides over both bodies. The ICAS, which has a membership of 20 individuals, is responsible for the financing of and financial reporting by the CAS, and it appoints the Secretary-General of the CAS. Jurisdiction and appeals Generally speaking, a dispute may be submitted to the CAS only if an arbitration agreement between the parties specifies recourse to the CAS. However, according to rule 61 of the Olympic Charter, all disputes in connection with the Olympic Games can only be submitted to CAS,Internationa ...
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Albie Sachs
Albert "Albie" Louis Sachs (born 30 January 1935) is an activist and a former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa. After having his arm blown off by a car-bomb in Mozambique due to his opposition to apartheid, he fled to the United States but later returned to South Africa and currently resides in Cape Town. Early life and education Sachs was born into a South African family of Lithuanian Jews, Lithuanian Jewish background. He attended the South African College Schools, South African College School (SACS) in Cape Town. As a second year law student at the University of Cape Town, where he earned his LLB, he took part in the Defiance Campaign. Three years later, in 1955, he attended the Congress of the People (1955), Congress of the People at Kliptown, where the Freedom Charter was adopted. Sachs later moved to the UK when he first fled to exile from South Africa and went to study for a PhD at the University of Sussex, which he gained in 1972 under the Supervision ...
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Michael Beloff
Michael Jacob Beloff, Queen's Counsel, QC (born 18 April 1942) is an English barrister and arbitrator. A member of Blackstone Chambers, he practises in a number of areas including human rights, administrative law and sports law. Career Beloff is the son of the historian Max Beloff, Baron Beloff, and is therefore by courtesy styled 'the Honourable'. His mother was Helen Dobrin. He was educated at the Dragon School, Eton College, Eton and read history at Magdalen College, Oxford, and was President of the Oxford Union, Union. As President of the Union he passed a resolution in 1963 to allow women to have full membership for the first time. He was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn, where he later became a Bencher and was the Treasurer for 2008. He is the founder of a student prize at the Inn awarded for an essay on administrative law. The term Plate glass university stems from the title of his book ''The Plateglass Universities'' (1970). From 1995 until 2014 he was a member of the Je ...
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Wajid Shamsul Hasan
Wajid Shamsul Hasan (died 28 September 2021) was a Pakistani diplomat since June 2008. He served as the High Commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom.Diplomatic List
FCO 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2011


Family

Hasan belonged to Effendi family of Hyderabad, Sindh, Hyderabad also known as Akhund. He was married to Zarina Hasan.


Cricket controversy

In response to the 2010 Pakistan cricket spot-fixing controversy, Hasan condemned the International Cricket Council for banning the three Pakistani players charged with spot-fixing.ICC's suspension of Pakistan play ...
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National Assembly Of Pakistan
The National Assembly or Aiwān-e-Zairīñ of Pākistān ( ur, , , literally "Pakistan lower house") is the lower legislative house of the bicameral Bicameralism is a type of legislature A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority In the fields of sociology Sociology is the study of society, human social behaviour, patterns of social relationships, social interac ... Majlis-e-Shura, which also comprises the Senate of Pakistan Senate of Pakistan or Aiwān-e-Bālā Pākistān ( ur, , , literally "Pakistan upper house") is the upper legislative chamber of the bicameral Bicameralism is a type of legislature A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the autho ... ( upper house). The National Assembly and the Senate both convene at Parliament House in Islamabad Islamabad (; ur, , translit=Islām Ābād) is the capital city A capital or capital city is the municipality holding primary status in a Department (country sub ...
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Iqbal Mohammad Ali
Iqbal Mohammad Ali is a Pakistani politician who is a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan. He is the chairman of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Sports. Over the 2010 Pakistan cricket spot-fixing controversy, Ali condemned the involved players and called for their removal from the Pakistan cricket team. References

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