Player Found in PSL Corruption
Since the beginning of 2017, every single Pakistani was excited about Pakistan Super League (PSL). Everyone selected their own favorite teams to support depending either on the cities they live in or the teams having their favorite players. February brought the fever of PSL in every Pakistani citizen but unfortunately, after a few matches the news of PSL corruption and match fixing broke into the country.
Scandal of PSL Corruption
On the recent news of PSL being hit by corruption scandal, the whole nation is still confused. According to the media, it is said that the (PCB) Pakistan Cricket Board has recently suspended two Islamabad United batsmen for their asserted contribution in fixing of match and scandal of corruption in the PSL match held on Thursday in Dubai UAE.
On Friday, the members of Pakistan Cricket Board announced that they have suspended two of the players named ‘Khalid Latif’ and ‘Sharjeel Khan’ from PSL. It is said that these players are temporarily suspended and they may be back after the investigation. These two players are thought to be the major suspects in the scandal of PSL corruption.
“Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have been suspended and a thorough and boundless examination by the PCB upheld by the ICC [International Cricket Council] will proceed as a component of aggregate endeavors to ensure the honesty of the game,” it said. For the time being, both the players Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have been sent back to Pakistan but the investigation of match fixing is still under investigation by the experts.
Taking after the occurrence, the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) said in an announcement on Saturday that it is proceeding with request on the matter. “We are planning to find degenerate practices and to defend and ensure the respectability of the PSL,” said the announcement. The board likewise said that left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan, opening batsman Shahzaib Hasan, and left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar were addressed, yet they weren’t suspended. We have confirmed against suspended players, says Shahryar.
“As a part of the examinations Mohammad Irfan was likewise addressed. He doesn’t confront any prompt suspension. PCB’s ACU has additionally addressed Shahzaib Hasan and Zulfiqar Babar. They will keep on playing the PSL.”
Further Details of PSL Corruption
- Islamabad United pair Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have been temporarily suspended in PSL corruption, as a major aspect of an experiencing examination against defilement. The charged met a bookie in the lodging’s anteroom which was noted by the specialists.
- The pair acknowledged that they met the bookie, yet denied any defilement allegations. Their cell phones were taken by the authorities for further examination as they were both send back to Pakistan from the United Arab Emirates.
- The bookies gave determined shaded bat grasps so that the batsmen could be recognized by card sharks amid matches. They likewise offered Rs500,000 to players.
- Sharjeel and Latif’s focal contracts are additionally suspended.
So far, only this much information has revealed about the matter of PSL corruption and we hope none others of our players are involved in this.