Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal in the 2016-17 Pakistan Super League season.
On top of his ban, the Pakistan Board’s Anti Corruption Tribunal – Justice Fazl-e-Miran Chauhan, Shahzaib Masood (senior advocate in the Supreme Court) and former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed– has also disqualified the 28-year-old from any management positions in Pakistan cricket for life.
‘There are some cases which don’t make you happy despite you winning it. This is one such, because a player has destroyed his career due to spot-fixing and failure to report approaches,’ Pakistan Cricket Board’s lawyer Taffazul Rizvi told reporters outside the PCB headquarters in Lahore.
Jamshed was arrested in the UK by the National Crime Agency last year in February. The charge at the time was for ‘non-cooperation’ regarding the spot-fixing case. He was then banned from cricket till 13 February 2018, for a year.
Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan, Shahzaib Hasan and Mohammad Nawaz are some of the other players who have also been handed various bans for their involvement in the spot-fixing scandal.
Jamshed has played two Tests, 48 ODIs and 18 T20Is for Pakistan.
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