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PCB bans Test Cricketer Umar Akmal for 3 years

Umar Akmal

National cricket team batsman Umar Akmal has been banned for three years. A disciplinary panel at the National Cricket Academy has closed the doors of all forms of cricket to middle-order batsman.

According to details, Justice (retd) Fazal Miran Chauhan, chairman of the disciplinary panel at the National Cricket Academy, heard the spot-fixing case. In the hearing, Umar appeared before the disciplinary panel alone.

On this occasion, the chairman of the panel gave a brief verdict in the case and banned the middle-order batsman of Pakistan cricket team Umar Akmal for 3 years in the spot-fixing case. According to the decision of the Chairman Disciplinary Panel, all kinds of cricket doors have been closed on cricketer for the next three years.

It is to be noted that even before the hearing, Chairman Justice (Retd) Fazal Miran Chauhan had sent notices to the parties, while it was likely that a decision would be announced in one to two hearings.

Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal was accused of not informing the concerned authorities in time about the match-fixing offer and links. Later, a notice of charge was issued to Umar for violating the anti-corruption code twice. Earlier, under Article 6.2, national cricketer was found guilty of violating Article 2.4.4 by not informing the fixers.

According to sources, the PCB had handed over the case of Akmal to the Chairman Disciplinary Panel. The Chairman Disciplinary Panel decided after reviewing Akmal’s reply.

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