Pakistan’s Umar Akmal banned for 3 years: PCB – cricket


Controversial Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was banned Monday from all types of cricket for 3 years after pleading responsible to failing to report match-fixing approaches, the nation’s cricket board introduced.

“Umar Akmal handed three-year ban from all cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan,” learn the tweet from PCB.


Umar’s ban is efficient from February 20, when he was provisionally suspended by the board underneath its anti-corruption code, which states a participant should report being approached to repair video games.

The choice was introduced by a disciplinary committee after a short listening to of the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Umar burst onto the scene with a century in his first Take a look at in 2009, however his profession has been marred by disciplinary issues, leading to varied bans and fines.

He was arrested in February 2014 after a scuffle with a visitors warden who stopped him for a sign violation.

Umar final represented Pakistan in two Twenty20 internationals in opposition to Sri Lanka in Lahore final yr, falling to first ball geese on each events.

He has to date performed 16 Exams, 121 one-day video games and 84 Twenty20s for Pakistan.