Three Pak cricketers jailed for match fixing

Salman Butt a former Pakistan cricket team captain was jailed Thursday for 30 months by a UK court for match fixing in a test match against England held last year .

Fast bowler Mohammad Asif was jailed for one year and 19 year old Mohammad Amir another fast bowler will have to spend six months in prison .

Justice Cooke said cricket matches would forever be tainted by this scandal .

Reacting to the verdict former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan said this was a shameful episode for the game in the country .

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