Umar Akmal. (AFP Photo)
LAHORE: The impartial adjudicator listening to Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal‘s enchantment in opposition to a three-year ban for failure to report corrupt approaches reserved his order on the matter on Monday.
Akmal was banned in April after he did not report corrupt approaches in the beginning of the at present suspended Pakistan Super League T20 occasion. He was declared uncooperative in the course of the disciplinary listening to into the matter.
“Former Supreme Court judge Mr Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, reserved his order on Umar Akmal’s appeal after listening to the arguments of both sides today,” said a media launch from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
The Board additionally said that it will make no additional touch upon the matter.
Spot-fixing provides had been made to Akmal at two separate events held in Lahore forward of the PSL.
Akmal’s failure to report them to the PCB led to his provisional suspension in February earlier than the prolonged ban was imposed after disciplinary hearings.
Chairman of the PCB’s Disciplinary Panel, Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, had noticed that Akmal was non-cooperative and didn’t present any regret.
He is the youthful brother of former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, who performed 53 Tests, 58 T20s, 157 ODIs, and cousin of present captain Babar Azam.
Akmal, who final performed for Pakistan in October, has featured in 16 Tests, 121 ODIs and 84 T20s, scoring 1,003, 3,194 and 1,690 runs throughout the three codecs, respectively.
He final performed for Pakistan in October 2019, in a T20 collection in opposition to Sri Lanka at house.