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Sharjeel admits role in spot-fixing scandal

National Herald Tribune (Pakistan) – Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Sharjeel Khan has finally admitted to his role in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in 2017 and resulted in a five-year ban.

Summary

  • According to a press release by the PCB, a meeting took place with Sharjeel Khan and a roadmap for his re-entry into competitive cricket was agreed upon.
  • Sharjeel has undergone an ineligibility period of twoand-a-half years for breaching provisions of the PCB AntiCorruption Conduct.
  • It was agreed Sharjeel will complete rehabilitation, designed by the PCB’s Security and Anti-Corruption Department, before the end of the year and then reintegrate into top level cricket.
  • Raja slams Flower over security concerns The rehabilitation, among other things, will also include attending and delivering lectures on the PCB AntiCorruption Code, visits to orphanage homes as part of social service and participating in integration sessions with the Pakistan cricket team players and player support personnel.
  • Lt Col (R) Asif Mahmood, Director – PCB Security and Anti-Corruption, said: ‘We met Sharjeel today in which he showed remorse and regret for his actions.

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