LAHORE: An unbiased adjudicator on Wednesday rejected cricketer Khalid Latif’s plea towards his suspension within the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) spot-fixing case.
Throughout a listening to of the plea, adjudicator Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar maintained the 5-yr ban handed to the cricketer by the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption tribunal final yr, after he was discovered responsible of spot-fixing and different breaches of the board’s anti-corruption code.
Khalid Latif had additionally been fined a million rupees for his position within the spot-fixing scandal. Nevertheless, the adjudicator waived the quantity protecting in view that the cricketer’s profession has successfully ended.
PCB authorized advisor Tafazzul Rizvi, chatting with media after the newest improvement, emphasised that the ban is meant to function a deterrent to others.
“The board [is not fond of] slapping [such bans]. It does so with a purpose to set an instance [to others as a deterrent],” he stated.
Together with Latif, fellow Islamabad United opener Sharjeel Khan was additionally suspended by the PCB for 5 years after the anti-corruption tribunal discovered him responsible of enjoying a task within the corruption as nicely.
Quick bowler Mohammad Irfan and all-rounder Mohammad Nawaz have been additionally suspended for twelve and two months, respectively, for not reporting the corrupt strategy to the board in a well timed method.
The probe is ongoing towards Karachi Kings batsman Shahzaib Hasan and former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed.
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