Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could have an element of his three-12 months anti-corruption ban suspended when the choose heading the Cricket Board’s disciplinary Panel offers out his detailed judgement quickly, a source within the PCB has stated. After the hour-lengthy listening to of the panel held on April Monday in Lahore, the place Umar appeared himself to plead his case, Justice (retd) Miran Chohan introduced a 3-12 months ban on the batsman for failing to report corrupt approaches.
“People are jumping to conclusions about the three-year ban but the detailed order is yet to come out. Umar might eventually get a three-year ban with two years suspended or something like that,” the source advised PTI. He stated there are possibilities the choose will droop most half of the three-12 months ban given the clauses below which Umar has been charged by the Anti-Corruption Unit and in addition given his previous observe file.
“Umar could get a suspended sentence in his three-year ban because this will also test him as an individual to see how he behaves and conducts himself in future,” the source stated.
“When majority part of a ban is suspended, the player has to be careful with his behaviour or he could end up being banned for the entire duration of the ban,” he defined.
Umar has the proper to enchantment towards the panel determination 14 days after he will get a replica of the detailed judgement. His enchantment will be heard by an unbiased adjudicator to be appointed by the board.
Two years in the past, the Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the PCB, headed by Lt. General (retd) Tauqir Zia, had additionally banned Sharjeel Khan for 5 years with half of the sentence suspended, which allowed him to make a comeback within the Pakistan Super League 5 in February.
Umar was suspended from taking part in within the PSL 5 on February 20 by the PCB within the spot-fixing strategy case.