Umar Akmal handed three-year ban from all cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan.
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) April 27, 2020
Umar Akmal banned from cricket due to corruption
Umar Akmal has been handed a ban of three years from all form of cricket by the PCB on Monday due to corruption charges.
He has been a controversial player from the very start of his career,he was engaged in few controversial activites before also.He has been charges for breaching 2.4.4 and 2.4.5 ICC anti-corruption code.
Earlier Akmal said in an interview that he was offered $200,000 for leaving two deliveries and also that he was approached to skip the match against India.He also said that he approached during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
“The PCB doesn’t take any pleasure in seeing a promising international cricketer being declared ineligible for three years on corruption charges,” PCB director anti-corruption
Umar Akmal who have played for Pakistan at its fullest,16 Tests,121 ODI and 84 T20i but has been restricted to play for Pakistan again for three years.He last played a T20i match for Pakistan in 2019 against Srilanka,where he was given a two match opportunity to prove himself again but failed on both occasions by scoring a first ball duck.