On Thursday, 20 February, The Pakistan Cricket Board suspended wicket-keeper batsman Umar Akmal with quick impact for breaching of its Anti-Corruption code.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has already begun investigations into Quetta Gladiators batsman Umar Akmal’s alleged involvement in spot-fixing after suspending him.

The 29-year-old is suspected of getting agreed to repair three completely different moments in his facet’s opening sport towards Islamabad United. Umar’s telephones, laptop computer and ipads have been despatched to forensics, with a cost sheet anticipated to be ready as soon as additional investigations are completed.

Early investigations counsel that there’s proof in Umar’s telephone implicating him of spot-fixing.

Now Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly requested Umar Akmal to return the cheque he obtained prematurely fee for his Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) contract.

The gamers collaborating within the HBL PSL 5 have been paid 70 per cent of their due quantities. Pakistan gamers have obtained their dues in Pakistani Rupees (PKR) as an alternative of {Dollars}.

Akmal is disallowed from participating in any cricket-related exercise below the PCB, “pending the investigation being carried out by PCB’s Anti-Corruption Unit”. Picture: PSL / PCB

Nonetheless, Akmal was requested to return the cheque due to his involvement in a corruption case. PCB maintains that by not reporting the fixing method, Umar has breached its anti-corruption code, which can also be a violation of his PSL contract.

On this case, the 29-year-old batsman isn’t any extra entitled to obtain the cash.

A PCB spokesperson has additionally confirmed the information, saying that the suspended participant is contract-bound to return the cheque or cash if he has cashed it.

Umar Akmal, the model ambassador for Quetta Gladiators, was suspended days earlier than the match over failing to report a fixing provide price Rs. 50 million.