A day after Islamabad United Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were temporarily suspended and sent back home after the two were observed to be in contact with a couple of individuals from a match-settling syndicate, their colleague Mohammad Irfan and in addition Shahzaib Hasan of the Karachi Kings and Zulfiqar Babar of the Quetta Gladiators were addressed by Pakistan’s ACU.
In any case, not at all like Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, the three were not suspended and were permitted to play, until further notice.
“The Pakistan Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Unit is proceeding with request to find degenerate practices and to shield and ensure the respectability of the Pakistan Super League (PSL),” the PCB said in an announcement on Saturday.
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“As a part of the examinations Mohammad Irfan was likewise addressed. He doesn’t confront any prompt suspension. PCB’s ACU has additionally addressed Shazaib Hassan and Zulfiqar Babar. They will keep on playing the PSL,” the announcement included.
Meannwhile, PSL Chairman Najam Sethi stated: “The ACU will stay cautious and keep on protecting the PSL from the danger of debasement.”
Despite the fact that Mohammad Irfan was given the thumbs up, the towering quick bowler did not include in the 15-man squad declared for Islamabad United’s second apparatus of the competition, against the Lahore Qalandars.
The 7ft Irfan has played 60 One Day Internationals and 20 Twenty20 Internationals for Pakistan with his best being 4-30 in the ODIs and 2-18 in diversion’s condensed arrange. He has additionally played four Tests.
His last ODI was against England at Leeds last September, while he last played a T20 in March a year ago, against New Zealand, in the World Twenty20 in India.
Like the cloudy conditions and the dark skies, there was more misery with news coming in that three more Pakistan players were researched by the Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) amid the continuous HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Dubai.
Then, left-arm spinner Zulfiqar Babar has played 15 Tests, five ODIs and seven T20 Internationals. Babar last played for Pakistan in the Sharjah Test against the West Indies, a year ago.