Pakistan cricket has been handling spot-fixing cases for a while now. There have been quite a few cases in the last few years. They’ve had to deal with Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt’s comebacks, more so for the former. However, the latest one is Sharjeel Khan.
PCB wants Sharjeel Khan to admit his involvement in spot-fixing if he wants to resume playing
The tainted left-handed opener has been on the side-lines for the last two and a half years. He was banned from all forms of cricket for five years in 2017 for getting involved in the spot-fixing scandal that hit the Pakistan Super League (PSL) a couple of years back (in 2017). He was playing for Islamabad United back then.
Sharjeel was restricted in August 2017 and was condemned for a long time. Be that as it may, the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Hostile to Debasement Council split the boycott. The suspension forgo off implies that Sharjeel will before long serve his assigned boycott (30 months – over two years). Thus, he could before long come back to cricketing activity.
Truth be told, the Sind-conceived player could be back when the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy gets in progress in September. Be that as it may, there is one condition. A PCB authority expressed that Sharjeel could partake in the Quaid-e-Azam competition just in the event that he admits to his contribution in the spot-fixing discussion. Additionally, he needs to apologize for his activities also. A similar authority likewise uncovered that Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif were additionally approached to do likewise.
Sharjeel needs to play cricket once more: Shaighan Ejaz, Sharjeel’s legal advisor
The last time Sharjeel Khan was seen on a cricket field was back in February 2017. He played only one game in that Pakistan Super Group (PSL) season. Subsequently, his legal counselor, Shaighan Ejaz conceded that his customer needs to play cricket once more. Ejaz said that once they get an answer from the PCB, they will survey the circumstance.
“Sharjeel needs to play cricket again and once we find a solution from the PCB, we will see where things stand,” Sharjeel’s legal counselor was cited as saying by Hindustan Times. In addition, sources uncovered that the left-gave opener is prepared to acknowledge the five charges PCB spread out against him however is reluctant to admit to the spot-fixing claims.