Umar Akmal: Pakistan suspend batsman under anti-corruption code

Umar Akmal: Pakistan suspend batsman under anti-corruption code

After receiving the news of his suspension by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) amid pending anti-corruption investigations, he has now made the headlines for post from his Twitter handle.

"The PCB said Akmal "... can not take part in any cricket-related activity pending the investigation being carried out by PCB's Anti-Corruption Unit".

The PCB has decided not make any further comments due to the ongoing investigation.

The suspension of Umar will take place with immediate effect under Article 4.7.1 (Anti-Doping Clause).

Akmal has been replaced by Anwar Ali in the Quetta Gladiators side in the HBL Pakistan Super League 2020, which opened in Karachi on Thursday.

The PCB has not revealed any details of any offence or charge against Akmal.


Earlier, it was reported that Umar was found misbehaving with the fitness staff, after failing the skin-fold test.

"The junior Akmal is believed to have exposed himself in frustration during one test, and now finds himself facing the prospect of being kicked out of the next domestic tournament", the ESPNCricinfo report said.

Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal was savagely trolled on Twitter after a screenshoot of a tweet went viral for its hysterically amusing caption.

Umar Akmal often finds himself in the news for all the wrong reasons, he made is comeback for the national side in October previous year but was unable make an impact.

In 16 Tests, Akmal has scored 1003 runs at an average of 35.82.

It has been a long time since India and Pakistan have played a bilateral series.

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