Published: February 26, 2020 7:08:27 pm
The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) lifted their ‘playing’ ban on Mohammad Shahzad after accepting his mercy plea. In a press release launched on social media, the ACB on Wednesday wrote: “ACB Discipline Committee lifts playing ban on Wicket-Keeper Batman @MShahzad077 after Chairman @Farhan_YusEfzai accepted his (MS) mercy appeal but, his contract ban will continue till the imposed date August 2020. (sic).”
Earlier, in August 2019, the ACB had suspended wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for breaching the code of conduct. According to the ACB launch, Shahzad didn’t adhere to a coverage that requires gamers to hunt the board’s permission for travelling in a foreign country. While the small print of this breach weren’t made public, Shahzad deemed it as a conspiracy towards him.
Prior to that in June, the 33-year-old was despatched again dwelling early from the World Cup in UK, ostensibly with a knee damage, however the wicketkeeper-batsman insisted he was match and claimed he had been unfairly overlooked.
With this contemporary ray of hope, Shahzad will look ahead to stake declare for himself within the Afghanistan group for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia later this 12 months.
he 33-year-old opener-keeper has had a superb profession thus far with 2727 runs in 84 ODIs with 6 centuries whereas scoring 1936 runs in 65 T20Is with one century to his identify.
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