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Sharjeel Khan is innocent, says father

HYDERABAD: Commenting on his son’s suspension over corruption investigation, Pakistani cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s father on Saturday claimed that his son is innocent and did not commit any wrong, ARY News reported.

Talking to media outside his home in Hyderabad, Sohail Khan maintained that the action taken against his son by the board for meeting a suspicious person without his knowledge.

“The code of conduct includes several instructions and he might have violated some minor rule without knowledge,” said Khan.

The father expressed hope that his son will come clean out of the probe.

This should be noted that PCB suspended Islamabad United players Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan on Friday “as a part of an investigation into a syndicate which is believed to be attempting to corrupt the PSL”, ARY News reported.

“Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif have been suspended and the rigorous and wide-ranging investigation by the PCB supported by ICC will continue as part of collective efforts to protect the integrity of the sport,” says a statement issued by the board.

 

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