The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday denied allegations of malpractice and bias levelled by suspended Test batsman Sharjeel Khan.
In a press convention on Tuesday, Sharjeel and his lawyer claimed that the PCB allegedly amended the Code of Conduct through the listening to of his [Sharjeel’s] case. That they had additionally forged doubt on the position of PCB Chairman Najam Sethi and Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chief Azam Khan.
The PCB, in its assertion, clarified that the modification to its code “offers events with a further alternative to attraction” as an alternative of taking it away, because the courts of Pakistan can now hear instances determined by the Switzerland-based mostly Courtroom of Arbitration for Sports activities (CAS).
“It might even be clarified that the modification will have an effect on future instances and doesn’t apply to Sharjeel Khan,” the PCB stated in a press release.
It stated that Sharjeel’s punishment being upheld by the unbiased adjudicator was “indicative of the quantity and gravity of proof that was introduced by the PCB and underlines the truth that the case was not prejudiced by any character.”
Sharjeel together with 4 different cricketers have been charged underneath totally different clauses of being concerned within the spot-fixing scam which surfaced on the opening day of the second version of PSL in Dubai earlier this yr.
He’s serving a 5-yr ban from all cricket which the left-hander acquired in August from the PCB anti-corruption tribunal.
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