Pakistan Cricket Board suspends Quetta Gladiators player Omar Akmal under anti-corruption code after which he will not be able to play inaugural match of HBL PSL
As per the Pakistan Cricket Board statement Umar Kamal cannot participate in any kind of cricket during the inquiry , Quetta Gladiators could use replacement player instead of Omar Akmal, There will be no comment from PCB until the inquiry is completed.
It is worth mentioning here that Omar Akmal has been in the news a long time ago. However this news has been going on for the past three-four months, that he was revealed offered two million dollars for the match in Pakistan verses India in the 2015 World Cup.
However, they did not report any anti-corruption unit in this regard, because if such an offer comes, the players have to inform the authorities concerned.
Remember that the opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League is being held in Karachi today
All preparations have been completed while the opening match is to be played between defending champions Quetta Gladiators and Islamabad United. Omar Akmal is in the Quetta Gladiators squad but he is now facing suspension by the PCB.
Anti-Corruption Code of Pakistan Cricket Board
Under Section 4.7.1 of the Anti-Corruption Code of Pakistan Cricket Board, if a player is involved in any criminal offense in which he has been arrested or charged by the police, then the PCB has It is at its discretion that it may temporarily suspend the relevant party under the Anti-Corruption Code for violating the reputation of the game until the Anti-Corruption Tribunal decides whether the relevant party has committed a crime or no.
Pakistani cricketer Omar Akmal known for his more conflicts then performance in the field.
Recently, the Pakistan Cricket Board received a complaint of alleged inappropriate behavior during a fitness test at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore. And it was said that when he failed to pass the Yuu test twice and the ‘Skin Fold Test’ came, he allegedly abused the trainer and took off his clothes. However, he was later acquitted of the charge after an investigation.
On the other hand, a statement issued by Quetta Gladiators on the matter said that since the PCB is investigating the matter, there will be no comment on it till the completion of the franchise investigation and the replacement of Omar Akmal. Will be selected.
Who is the new player for Quetta Gladiators Squad
Pakistan Cricket Board has suspended Omar Akmal under the anti-corruption code which will prevent him from playing PSL but Quetta Gladiators have replaced him with replacement player.
Quetta Gladiators have now added Anwar Ali to the squad, replacing Omar Akmal.