Umar Akmal not to challenge PCB’s show cause notice
By: PTI | Karachi |

Published: March 30, 2020 11:11:58 pm


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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has determined in opposition to difficult the show cause notice issued to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board through which the governing physique accused him of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code.

A supply shut to the batsman mentioned he had submitted his reply to the show cause notice issued to him earlier this month and he had not challenged the fees in opposition to him.

“Umar has not challenged the charges and admitted that he made a mistake in not following the adopted procedure in such cases,” the supply mentioned.

The PCB Anti-Corruption officers had charged Umar with in two separate instances of not reporting an strategy made to him to spot repair matches within the Pakistan Super League 5.

Umar, who was provisionally suspended on Feb 20 and barred from enjoying within the Pakistan Super League for his franchise Quetta Gladiators, has been charged for breaching Article 2.4.Four of PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code.

“The code pertains to failing to disclose to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department (without unnecessary delay) full details of any approaches or invitation received by the Participant to engage in Corrupt Conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code.”

The Pakistan board had given Umar till March 31 to reply.

According to the Anti-Corruption Code Article 6.2, the vary of permissible interval of ineligibility for these charged and located responsible for a violation of Article 2.4.Four is a minimal of six months and a most of a lifetime.

Umar, 29, has had a chequered profession since making his debut in August, 2009 and has since simply managed to play 16 Tests, 121 ODIs and 84 T20 internationals regardless of making a century on Test debut.

His final look got here in final October throughout a house T20 sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka.

Umar who has a penchant for entering into hassle with the institution was reprimanded and cleared in February simply earlier than the PSL for allegedly misbehaving with a coach throughout a health take a look at in Lahore.

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