PCB institutes tribunal to probe spot-fixing scandal

06 Mar, 2017 1:20 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has on Monday instituted a three-member tribunal to investigate the spot-fixing scandal which surfaced in the early stages of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017.

The three-member tribunal will be led by Justice (R) Asghar Haider and comprising a former PCB head Tauqeer Zia and a former captain Waseem Bari.

The PCB chairman said that the tribunal will start its proceedings next week.

Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, the Islamabad United players, were provisionally suspended for breaching the anti-corruption code of the PCB after meeting a suspicious person linked to an international betting syndicate.

Both Sharjeel and Latif were charge-sheeted but they have denied the charges. However, both players confessed to the charges during the anti-corruption investigation in Dubai last month.

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