- The Pakistan Cricket Board has charged Umar Akmal with two breaches of their anti-corruption code. He has till March 31 to reply.
Modified 21 Mar 2020, 00:36 IST
Umar Akmal has been charged by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over two alleged breaches of its anti-corruption code.
The batsman was provisionally suspended from all cricket-related actions on February 20 below article 4.7.1 of the code, however the PCB didn’t give any additional particulars of alleged wrongdoing.
Akmal has now been deemed to have breached article 2.4.Four in two unrelated incidents.
The 29-year-old has been charged with “failing to speak in confidence to the PCB vigilance and safety division (with out pointless delay) full particulars of any approaches or invites acquired by the participant to interact in corrupt conduct below this anti-corruption code”.
Akmal has till March 31 to reply in writing. If responsible, he might be handed a suspension starting from six months to a lifetime ban.
He has performed 121 ODIs and 84 Twenty20 Internationals, additionally that includes in 16 Tests between 2009 and 2011.
Published 21 Mar 2020, 00:36 IST
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