Spot-fixing case: Sharjeel Khan's fate to be decided on August 30

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A three-man tribunal headed by Justice (retired) Asghar Haider will decide Pakistan opener Sharjeel Khan’s fate on August 30.

Khan was suspended on suspicion of five breaches of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Anti-Corruption Code. The suspended opener’s counsel had finished his remarks on July 29 and all witnesses had been heard by then.

Sharjeel Khan was suspended by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in February on suspicion of his alleged role in spot fixing in the opening match of Pakistan Super League (PSL) between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi. Islamabad United had registered a comfortable seven wicket win on Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method over Peshawar Zalmi.

The suspended opener’s counsel had finished his remarks on July 29 and all witnesses had been heard by then.

Khan’s counsel had presented cricketers Aqib Javed, Sadiq Mohammad, Mohammad Yousuf, Dean Jones as witnesses before the tribunal.

During the case proceedings, Khan had confessed about meeting the bookmaker and failing to disclose his approach to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department. A decision which will be announced three days prior to Eid ul Adha might inflict a minimum ban of two years including fine on the test batsman.

Originally Posted on SuchTv

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