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PCB anti-corruption unit catches Bangladeshi bookie

SHARJAH: Pakistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption unit has caught a Bangladeshi bookie, sources said on Friday, as the first attack on Pakistan Super League (PSL) by bookies has been handled properly. A source said that the detained Bangladeshi national, Umar, had tried to contact Pakistani and foreign players -- apparently those who featured in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in November-December last year -- on social media. Another source said that Umar was involved in pitch siding -- a term used for those fans who…

PCB ACU to probe Jamshed in London

LAHORE: The probe of Pakistan Super League spot-fixing scandal has been extended to England, ARY News reported on Saturday. Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will visit England to question Nasir Jamshed who is recently living in the country. The 2010 spot-fixing issue surfaced and decided in England, in which Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir faced trial and jailed for the cheating offence. Opening batsman Nasir Jamshed facing charges of playing a go-between…

PCB serves charge-sheet to Shahzaib Hasan in fixing probe

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued a charge-sheet to opener Shahzaib Hasan and suspended him over allegations of spot-fixing during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) Twenty20 tournament. The case that has so far ensnared four other cricketers. According to a PCB statement, Hasan has been "provisionally suspended with immediate effect from participating in all forms of cricket". The player has been granted 14 days to respond to the charges against him. "PCB ACU’s investigations into corrupt practices…