Saturday, 15 August 2020

PCB summons Nawaz in PSL spot-fixing case


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KARACHI: The Pakistan cricket board s anti-corruption unit on Monday said it had summoned Mohammad Nawaz in connection with a spot-fixing scandal during the country s Twenty20 league earlier this year. Nawaz, 23, is the sixth player named in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Pakistan Super League held in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan confessed to receiving offers and not reporting them to Pakistan Cricket Board s anti-corruption unit and was banned for one year, with six months suspended, and a fine of one million rupees ($10,000) in March. Openers Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Shahzaib Hasan and Nasir Jamshed are also provisionally suspended on various charges being investigated by a tribunal. Nawaz, a left-arm spinning all-rounder, has been part of the Pakistan team in all three formats since last year. He was part of Pakistan s Twenty20 team on the current tour of the West Indies. If proven guilty the players face a minimum ban of five years, with a potential lifetime ban.

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