Pakistan Cricket Board Needs to Act to Curb Corruption in Cricket, says Shahid Afridi

Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has backed Mohammad Hafeez in exhorting the cricket authorities to set an instance in corruption circumstances unearthed of their nation.

Hafeez has been vocal in demanding a life ban for all such gamers who’re discovered responsible of corruption within the recreation. He has additionally questioned the necessity to permit batsman, Sharjeel Khan again within the nationwide workforce after he accomplished a ban for spot-fixing within the PSL.

Sharjeel had admitted to his involvement in spot-fixing whereas going by the rehab programme of the PCB for gamers who accomplished their bans.

“I really feel these examples ought to have been set up to now however this did not occur and that’s the reason we have now seen such circumstances on common foundation,” Afridi informed the Geo channel.

“I’ve nothing in opposition to anybody however even now if the Board desires to set an instance it will possibly try this. Solely then can we hope to curtail such circumstances,” he added.

Umar Akmal is the newest Pakistan participant who has courted controversy as he has been charged by the PCB on two separate counts of breaching the anti-corruption code.

Afridi who stays a giant supporter of Umar and constantly picked him within the nationwide workforce when he was captain mentioned he was dissatisfied to see Umar get entangled in a brand new controversy.

“Umar actually wants to take a look at the corporate he retains. He must get his priorities sorted out. He’s a effective batsman however he cannot carry on carrying like this.”

Afridi mentioned he had at all times wished the PCB to have a grooming and schooling program for Pakistan gamers.

“Many of the Pakistani gamers come by with none correct schooling background and they’re susceptible to falling prey to individuals who encourage corruption within the recreation.

“I simply really feel that the board will need to have a grooming and schooling program for these gamers. I believe it’s about how properly you handle a expertise. Umar is one instance. However simply telling them concerning the anti-corruption clauses shouldn’t be sufficient.”

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