PCB suspends Nawaz over spot-fixing scandal

PCB suspends Nawaz over spot fixing scandal | pakistantribe.com

ISLAMABAD – Promising young all-rounder of Pakistan, Mohammad Nawaz has been suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for two months on Wednesday for spot-fixing scandal.

The PCB has also fined Nawaz of Rs. 0.2 million, for concealing a meeting with a bookie and not informing the board about it on time.

During the tour of Australia, Nawaz was allegedly approached by bookies, although he had not committed any corruption, but not informed the PBC about his meeting.

The all-rounder has been suspended for two months; convicted for breaching Anti-Corruption code of conduct Article 2.4.4 that deals with any approach to a corrupt person.

The suspension will last from 16th May until 16th June.

After the spot-fixing scandal and the punishment of players, it was hoped that the youngsters will learn a lesson from the event.

In PSL 2016 corruption case has reported in which players allegedly tried to fix the match. Several players found culpable in the investigation of the case.

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