Thursday, 13 August 2020

Tag Archives: Umar Akmal

Umar Akmal ban reduced from 36 months to 18 months

BIRMINGHAM: Former Pakistan Supreme Court Judge announced to reduce the ban on Pakistan’s cricket player Umar Akmal from three years to one and a half years. Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as an independent adjudicator announced his order on Umar Akmal’s appeal and said, “The self-incriminatory admission by the appellant ...

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Kamran Akmal blames bias for not being able to make return

BIRMINGHAM: Wicketkeeper batsman Kamran Akmal has said that he has not been able to make a comeback into the Pakistan team because of bias that “couple of coaches” have had against him in the recent past. Akmal, who last played for Pakistan in April 2017, was not included in the ...

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Mickey Arthur recalls heated exchange with banned Umar Akmal

LONDON: Sri Lankan cricket Head Coach Mickey Arthur has recollected his heated exchange with banned middle-order batsman Umar Akmal, while admitting that he might have used couple of strong words for him. In 2017, Akmal had stated that Arthur cursed at him in the presence of Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, ...

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Umar Akmal has mental problem, requires treatment: Najmal Sethi

KARACHI: Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najmal Sethi has made a starking claim, saying Umar Akmal – who was banned for three years earlier this week for a match-fixing matter – suffers from epilepsy and requires treatment. “We had medical reports that confirmed he suffered from epilepsy fits and we called ...

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PCB bans Umar Akmal for 3 years on corruption charges

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday banned test cricketer Umar Akmal for three years from all forms of cricket on corruption charges. “Umar Akmal is handed over three-year ban from all cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retd) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan,” said a spokesman for the PCB here. The ...

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Umar Akmal equaling Dilshan world record of ducks

LAHORE: Umar Akmal, Pakistan’s middle-order batsman has proved to be the unluckiest player to make a come back with a ‘bang’ of two consecutive ‘golden ducks’ and two unwanted records in Twenty20 International cricket – setting a Pakistan record of bagging the most ducks on Saturday and equaling world record ...

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Umar Akmal fined for ‘late night-out’

LAHORE: Pakistan’s middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has been fined 20 percent of his match fee and has also received an official reprimand for a late night-out ahead of Sunday’s fifth ODI against Australia in Dubai. Umar pleaded guilty to the charge, apologized for his actions and accepted the sanction proposed ...

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Poor selection behind Pakistan team debacle: Kamran Akmal

ISLAMABAD: Test-discard opening batsman Kamran Akmal has said that with such average pace and poor team selection, Pakistan team is bound to suffer more even at the hands of average teams like Bangladesh. Kamran said: “I am surprised that not a single Pakistani bowler is bowling in the range of ...

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Top international cricketers ‘involved’ in spot-fixing

LONDON: Aneel Munawar, an alleged match-fixer on ICC’s radar, is said to have been involved in 26 spot-fixing instances in six Tests, six ODIs and three World T20 matches between 2011-12, according to Al Jazeera’s investigative documentary released on Sunday (October 21). Titled ‘Cricket’s Match Fixers: The Munawar Files’, the ...

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Umar Akmal claims was offered money to miss matches against India

LAHORE: Pakistan right-handed batsman Umar Akmal has claimed that he was offered money to miss matches against India in previous World Cups and two deliveries during a match. In an interview, the batsman claimed he was offered $200,000 to miss two deliveries during a World Cup match. “In 2015 World ...

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