ICC bans UAE’s Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt for eight years for match fixing- Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended two UAE gamers — Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt — for eight years beneath the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
The 2 cricketers, who had been provisionally suspended in 2019, won’t capable of play cricket. Naveed and Butt had been discovered responsible of attempting to repair matches within the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 within the UAE.
Following a full listening to and presentation of written and oral argument, the Tribunal discovered each Naveed and Butt responsible of:
Article 2.1.1 – for being occasion to an settlement or effort to repair or contrive or in any other case affect improperly the end result, progress, conduct or different side(s) of a match or matches on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.
Article 2.4.4 – Failing to open up to the ACU full particulars of any approaches or invites acquired to have interaction in corrupt conduct beneath the Code on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.
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Naveed was additionally discovered responsible of breaching the anti-corruption code throughout the T20 League 2019. “Naveed was additionally discovered responsible of breaching the next two counts of the Emirates Cricket Board Anti-Corruption Code for Contributors of the T10 League 2019,” ICC stated.
Alex Marshall, ICC Common Supervisor – Integrity Unit, stated: “Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar represented their adopted nation, the UAE on the highest degree in cricket.
“Naveed was the captain and main wicket-taker. Anwar was the opening bat. Each had lengthy worldwide careers and had been properly versed within the risk from match-fixers. That they each selected to have interaction with this corrupt exercise was a cynical betrayal of their positions, their teammates, and all supporters of UAE cricket.
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“I’m happy that the impartial Tribunal has imposed vital bans from all types of cricket and this could function a warning to any cricketer who considers taking the fallacious path.”
The choice on sanctions (which has been redacted to guard the identities of the ICC’s witnesses and different third events) is on the market right here.