Salman Butt – Stats, Career, Age & Rankings

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SALMAN BUTT Salman Butt was born on 7 October 1984 in Lahore (Punjab), Pakistan. He is a former Lefthanded Pakistani batsman with 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) height. Salman played his test debut on 3 September 2003 against Bangladesh, and the last test played on 26 August 2010 against England.

He played his ODI debut on 22 September 2004 against West Indies while he played his last ODI on 19 June 2010 against India. He played his T20I debut on 2 September 2007 against Bangladesh and played his last T20I on 6 July 2010 against Australia. For his performances in 2008, he was named as 12th man in the World ODI XI by the ICC.

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Salman Butt

He was implicated in allegations of spot-fixing on 29 August 2010. Butt stripped of the Pakistan captaincy on 31 August and removed from the ODI Squad pending criminal proceedings. He banned for ten years, of which five years was a suspended sentence.

He was convicted and jailed in November 2011 for 30 months for conspiracy charges relating to the spot-fixing, along with Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir. Salman released from jail on 21 June 2012.

The PCB allowed Butt to play in the National One Day Cup in January 2016, in which he played for WAPDA and scored 536 in 7 matches at an average of 107, ending up one of the leading runscorers in the tournament. He was the man of the match in the final of the 2016–17 Quaid-Azam trophy.

Butt was named in Sindh’s squad for the 2018 Pakistan Cup in April 2018. He was the leading runscorer in the 2018–19 Quaid-e-Azam One Day Cup, with 559 runs in ten matches. Butt named in Central Punjab’s squad for the 2019–20 Quaid-e-Azam Trophy tournament in September 2019. He was selected to play for the Falcon Hunters in the inaugural Qatar T10 League in December.

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