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Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief

Haroon Lorgat tells press conference in Dubai there is no excuse for corruption in the game

Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
International Cricket Council Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has warned all cricket players not to engage in corruption if they don't want to have the same fate as their recently convicted counterparts. (AFP/Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
Former players Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, who have cast aside by the cricketing community, have been accused of "shaming" the game in Pakistan. (AFP/Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt was found guilty along with his teammates at Southwark Crown Court in London, of spot-fixing. (Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
Officially, he and his teammates have been found guilty of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments. (Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
The cricketers are now coming to terms with the possibility of jail terms. Above: former Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif leave court. (Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
According to media reports, the case arose following findings that the trio had arranged for deliberate no-balls to be delivered in the fourth test at Lord's last year. (Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
The third cricketer, teenaged fast bowler Mohammad Amir, pleaded guilty to the charges before the start of the trial. (Getty Images)
Guilty Pakistan cricketers should serve as warning, says ICC chief
The players, dubbed three of the world's top cricketers, are awaiting sentences, which should be given today. (Getty Images)