After the Al-Jazeera sting on spot-settling, Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has now guaranteed that he was drawn closer by bookies time and again to enjoy degenerate exercises. In a meeting disclosed on Samaa television on Sunday, the batsman asserted that while he was once offered $200,000 to not play two conveyances, he was additionally offered cash to skip matches against India.
“I was once offered $200,000 for leaving two conveyances. I was likewise offered to skip matches against India.” Akmal said in the meeting. “It was our first match against India in the 2015 World Cup… truth be told, each match I play against India, they offer me cash to concoct some rationalization and quit the amusement. In any case, I have told those individuals that I am exceptionally genuine about playing for Pakistan and to not converse with me on this theme until the end of time.”
As indicated by ICC against defilement code 2.4.4 and 2.4.5, players will undoubtedly report all the degenerate methodologies and disappointment of doing as such conveys a base discipline of five years.
The ICC in an official articulation said that it has propelled an examination and needs to address the player at the most punctual. “The ICC knows about an ongoing meeting given by Umar Akmal. While we take note of that there is no recommendation that any ‘fix’ really occurred, the ICC is dependent on players to report any degenerate methodologies in a convenient way. This is basic to our endeavors to assemble data on potential ‘fixers’ and to upset and keep their endeavors to degenerate the amusement. In that capacity we are considering Akmal’s remarks important.
“We have propelled an examination and wish to address Mr Akmal as an issue of earnestness. Our Against Defilement Unit is focused on attempting to maintain trustworthiness in cricket and would encourage anybody with any data to get in touch with us by means of email@example.com.”
The Pakistan Cricket Board’s Against Anti-Corruption Unit has served a notice to Akmal and summoned him to show up before it on June 27.