Asif, Aamer axed from awards list: source
Karachi: Under Siege in Pakistan bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer is currently embroiled in a storm of corruption have been deleted in the International Cricket Council's annual list. "Their applications were withdrawn and the jury said," ICC spokesman confirmed to AFP, without giving further details.
Aamer was in the running for the best emerging player award while Asif was listed in the best cricketer category.
The awards ceremony will take place in Bangalore on Monday.
Aamer and Asif, as well as Test captain Salman Butt, are all being investigated following allegations of ‘spot-fixing’ in the fourth Test against England last week.
All three have been charged by the ICC with “various offences” under its anti-corruption code and they have been suspended pending a decision on those charges.