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Pakistani cricketer Asif Afridi has been banned for two years -HP NEWS

Asif Afridi was sentenced to two years of disqualification for violating Article 2.4.10— Photo: File

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a two-year ban on spinner Asif Afridi from all forms of cricket after pleading guilty to two breaches under the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code for Participants.

Asif Afridi was banned for two years for violating Article 2.4.10, while he was banned for six months for violating Article 2.4.4. Both periods of ineligibility will run concurrently and will begin on the day of their temporary suspension, which began on September 12, 2022.

PCB Management Committee Chairman Najam Sethi says, “PCB is not happy to suspend an international cricketer for two years, but we have a zero-tolerance attitude against such crimes.” As the governing body of the game we need to set examples, handle such cases firmly and send strong messages to all cricketers.”

Najam Sethi added, “It is a harsh reality that corruption is a threat to our game as selfish corrupt people lure cricketers in various ways and means, which is why PCB is investing heavily in education of players. is so that they can be vigilant and help PCB to eradicate this scourge through reporting approach and PCB has no sympathy if any player falls prey to this temptation despite all our efforts to create awareness. do not have.’

It may be noted that Article 2.4.4 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code provides for failure to disclose to the PCB Security and Anti-Corruption Department full details of any approach or invitation received to engage in corrupt practices. is about.

According to the PCB, Asif Afridi was issued a notice of charge and the PCB temporarily suspended him under the PCB Anti-Corruption Code on 13 September 2022.



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