according to Lahore, March 29 (CRICKETNMORE): Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan was banned for a year by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday for failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing twice.
Besides Irfan, opener Sharjeel Khan and top-order batsman Khalid Latif, who both play for Islamabad United alongside Irfan, were also provisionally suspended.
Rain plays spoilsport as S. Africa clinch Test series vs New ZealandLahore, March 29 (CRICKETNMORE): Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan was banned for a year by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday for failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing twice.
The ban might get curtailed to six months if the 34-year-old Irfan fulfils certain conditions imposed on him.
Rain plays spoilsport as S. Africa clinch Test series vs New ZealandAccording to a BBC report, the 7ft 1in bowler was one of three cricketers charged during the Pakistan Super League following an anti-corruption investigation.
as informed in LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Irfan for a year for failing to report two approaches by bookmakers, linked to spot-fixing.
According to reports, six months of the ban will be suspended if Irfan fulfils certain conditions imposed on him.
The 7ft 1in bowler was one of three players suspended following an anti-corruption investigation focused on the Pakistan Super League.
In February, the PCB announced it was investigating “an international syndicate which is believed to be attempting to corrupt the PSL.”Internationals Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, who both play for Islamabad United alongside Irfan, have been provisionally suspended.
Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed was one of two men arrested by the National Crime Agency in Britain in February as part of an investigation into cricket corruption.
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Irfan gets one year ban
His ban is effective from the day he was provisionally suspended on March 14.
Earlier this month, however, Irfan was provisionally suspended from all forms after he was summoned to appear before the anti-corruption committee.
Irfan gets one year banFast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been banned from all forms of cricket for a year after he pleaded guilty to failing to report details of two approaches to corrupt the game.
Irfan, along with Shahzaib Hasan and Zulfiqar Babar, was initially questioned by the PCB’s anti-corruption unit during the recently-concluded Pakistan Super League, but was allowed to continue playing in the tournament.
I ask the whole nation to forgive me if anyone is hurt by this mistake of mine.”The ban will come as a blow to Irfan as well as to Pakistan.
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