Spot fixing trial: Amir being made a scapegoat

Published: Oct 25, 2011, 08:54 IST | Agencies

During the hearing of the spot-fixing trial against three Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir -- the prosecution told the jury that fast bowler Amir is being made the scapegoat as the other two players have been blaming the youngster solely for the spot-fixing, according to a Cricinfo report.

During the hearing of the spot-fixing trial against three Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir -- the prosecution told the jury that fast bowler Amir is being made the scapegoat as the other two players have been blaming the youngster solely for the spot-fixing, according to a Cricinfo report.


On the 14th day of the trial at Crown Court in London, both Butt and Asif said that the evidence points towards Amir guilty of charge.

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