LAHORE: Quick bowler Mohammad Irfan on Monday admitted he was contacted by bookies however he didn’t inform Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as he was underneath psychological stress.
Irfan recorded his video assertion earlier than the PCB’s ACU in relation to the board’s investigation into alleged corruption within the second version of the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL).
The quick bowler stated that he was mentally upset because of the sickness of his mother and father so he couldn’t inform the board concerning the bookies who had made contacts with him for match-fixing.
One other participant Shahzaib Hasan who was additionally referred to as in, together with Irfan, for questioning by the PCB will seem earlier than the ACU tomorrow.
Islamabad United’s Mohammad Irfan and Karachi Kings’ Shahzaib Hasan had additionally been referred to as in for questioning by the PCB in the course of the event in Dubai final month however have been cleared to play of their remaining matches.
The PCB’s ACU will now report their statements and decide whether or not to cost them or not, a PCB spokesperson knowledgeable earlier.
Islamabad United openers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have already been charged by the PCB for trying to identify-repair a match, amongst different code-of-conduct breaches. The PCB has established a 3-member tribunal to listen to their instances later this month.
Sources revealed to Geo Information over the weekend that the Federal Investigation Company (FIA) has acquired cell phone knowledge of Sharjeel and Latif. The FIA will conduct a forensic analysis of the cell phones of each the cricketers.
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