Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been handed ten years ban by the Pakistan Cricket Body (PCB).
He was found to be involved in spot-fixing during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The anti-corruption tribunal found him guilty on five of seven breaches of the board’s anti-corruption unit and announced the decision on Friday.
Jamshed also will not be able any management 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,” PCB’s lawyer Taffazul Rizvi told the reporters outside the PCB headquarters in Lahore.
It was found that Jamshed was the central figure in the corruption scandal. He approached other players on behalf of bookies.
This is the second punishment for Jamshed in last year. Earlier in December 2017, PCB banned him for a year for non-cooperation in PSL-II spot-fixing case. He completed the ban in April this year.
Jamshed last played for Pakistan in 2015 World Cup.
Other players like Shahzaib Hasan, Mohd. Nawaz, Sharjeel Khan, Mohd. Irfan and Khalid Latif who were involved in the act has also been handed bans of varying lengths.
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