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Banned Butt has high hopes after CAS appeal

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Disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt on Friday said he hoped the Court of Arbitration for Sport would overturn his ban imposed for spot-fixing and let him return to the game he loves. 

File picture shows former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt arrives at the Allama Iqbal International airport in Lahore on June 22, 2012, following his released from a British prison. Disgraced former Pakistan captain Butt on Friday said he hoped the Court of Arbitration for Sport would overturn his ban imposed for spot-fixing and let him return to the game he loves.

"I am grateful to the CAS that they have allowed me this opportunity to appeal this sentence," Butt said in a statement released after a day-long hearing at the Swiss-based court.

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