Butt lodges sentence appeal

Published: Nov 10, 2011, 10:24 IST | Agencies

Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has lodged an appeal against the 30-month jail sentence he was handed for his role in a fixing scandal at last year's Lord's Test, his lawyer said yesterday.

Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has lodged an appeal against the 30-month jail sentence he was handed for his role in a fixing scandal at last year's Lord's Test, his lawyer said yesterday.

"I can confirm that Butt has lodged an appeal against the sentence," Butt's lawyer Yasin Patel told AFP from London.

As part of the same scandal, paceman Mohammad Asif was handed a 12-month sentence, Mohammad Amir six months and their agent Mazhar Majeed 32 months.

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