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Tag Archives: Umar Akmal

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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Umar Akmal makes serious allegations against Waqar Younis

LAHORE: Lashing out at Waqar Younis, Pakistan’s controversial middle order batsman Umar Akmal has said that the former coach forced him to do wicket-keeping in Test matches and on refusal was threatened to be thrown out of the team. “Talking about Pakistan cricket team, I accept that I refused to ...

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Inquiry Panel Recommends 3 Match Ban, Fine On Umar Akmal

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board’s inquiry committee has recommended a three-match ban and fine on batsman Umar Akmal after finding him guilty of breaching three clauses of the players code of conduct. A PCB official told on condition of anonymity that the inquiry committee, headed by Director Cricket, Haroon Rasheed, ...

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PCB terms Umar Akmal’s allegations bogus, reckless

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) came down hard on Umar Akmal on Friday for his latest outburst against head coach Mickey Arthur, going as far to name his actions as a ‘bogus attempt to deviate attention from his own failures. The statement also made a startling revelation that Umar ...

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PCB serves show-cause notice to Umar Akmal

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a show-cause notice to middle-order batsman Umar Akmal for breaching the code of conduct, a day after controversy-prone Akmal alleged national team head coach Mickey Arthur abused him. The PCB has directed Umar Akmal to file reply against the show-cause within seven ...

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PCB omits Umar Akmal from central contract list

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday omitted controversial cricketer Umar Akmal from the central contract list for the period of 2017-18, which comprises 35 players classified into four categories. The central contracts have been awarded on the basis of performances, fitness, and discipline of the players. A number of ...

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Umar Akmal back in spotlight with his off-field antics

KARACHI: Just a day after Umar Akmal was declared unfit and was dropped from the national cricket team, a clip of him dancing with a female companion has proved that he may not be fit to play cricket, but he is in the perfect physical form to have a dance. ...

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