Jolt to PSL, under anti-corruption scanner
Karachi : The match-fixing lion has again grabbed the Pakistan cricket. Now, it’s the Pakistan Super league (PSL) under scanner. Three test players Muhammad Irfanul, Ifiqar Babar and Shahzaib Hasan, being questioned by the Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Unit.
A official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that it would take another 10 to 15 days to complete the investigations. Earlier, Pakistani players, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif suspended on charges of meeting with people linked to a betting syndicate.
Sharjeel and Khalid, who were both in the Islamabad United franchise in the PSL, are accused of holding meetings with people in Dubai including a foreigner who is linked to a betting syndicate.
The source said the ACU of the Pakistan board had been tipped off by the ICC’s ACU about what was going on in the PSL.
PCB Chairman, Shaharyar Khan, under fire now for having pushed for the return of the tainted Muhammad Aamir back into the national team and thus encouraging other players to dabble with suspicious characters.
The PCB chief, made it clear that the PCB was deeply hurt and angry with what had happened in the PSL.