Umar Akmal: News

30 Aug 2023

Mohammad Rizwan

Asia Cup: Mohammad Rizwan races past 1,500 ODI runs

Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan has raced past 1,500 runs in ODI cricket.

Pakistan Cricket Board introduces 'whistle blowers' policy to combat corruption

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has introduced a 'whistle blowers' policy to combat any form of corruption or dishonest behaviour.

Kamran Akmal reacts after PCB objects Umar's ban reduction

Kamran Akmal criticized the Pakistan Cricket Board for challenging the ban reduction of his brother, Umar Akmal.

21 Jun 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Aaqib Javed reveals he received match-fixing approaches

Former Pakistan bowler Aaqib Javed revealed he was approached for match-fixing during his international career.

20 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Umar Akmal files appeal against three-year ban

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has filed an appeal against the ban imposed on him by Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Disciplinary Panel.

08 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Detailed judgement on Umar Akmal released

Chairman of the Independent Disciplinary Panel, Justice Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, submitted a detailed judgement on Umar Akmal's spot-fixing case.

03 May 2020

Kamran Akmal

Former Pakistan player accuses Umar Akmal of constant threats

Umar Akmal, who was banned by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for three years over corruption charges recently, has been accused by former cricketer Zulqarnain Haider of constant threats.

01 May 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

'Umar Akmal suffered from epilepsy fits', says Najam Sethi

In a recent statement, former chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claimed that Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy.

28 Apr 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Kamran Akmal calls Umar's three-year ban 'harsh'

Pakistan batsman Kamran Akmal believes the corruption charges imposed on his brother Umar Akmal are harsh.

27 Apr 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

A timeline of Umar Akmal's wavered journey in international cricket

A Pakistan Cricket Board's Disciplinary Panel has banned Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal for three years over corruption charges.

ICC advises players to be aware of bookies amid lockdown

Cricket's anti-corruption chief has told players to remain vigilant of approaches by potential fixers amid lockdown.

PCB urges government to devise law for outlawing match-fixing

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the government to legislate a law for outlawing match-fixing and spot-fixing.

PCB sends Umar Akmal's case to Disciplinary Panel

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will not appeal against the corruption charges levelled by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

05 Apr 2020

Mark Waugh

'Players who do spot-fixing should be hanged', says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan batsman Javed Miandad believes players who get involved in match-fixing should be given severe punishment.

20 Feb 2020

Cricket News

Umar Akmal suspended on first day of PSL 2020

The Pakistan Super League has got off to a negative start off the field.

08 Oct 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

Misbah-ul-Haq points out issues for Pakistan's T20I struggles: Details here

Former World T20 champions Pakistan, who are currently placed atop the T20I rankings, have not been doing so great of late.

08 Oct 2019

Imad Wasim

Pakistan's Umar Akmal equals unwanted record in T20Is

Pakistan's Umar Akmal hasn't had the best of returns since making a comeback to the T20I side.

02 Oct 2019

Ahmed Shehzad

Pakistan recall Akmal, Shehzad for T20Is against Sri Lanka

The Pakistan cricket team has recalled the likes of Umar Akmal and Ahmed Shehzad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka, starting Saturday at Lahore.

Umar Akmal reports match-fixing approach in GT20 Canada: Details here

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has come up with a shocking revelation that he was approached for match-fixing in the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

29 Sep 2017

Pakistan Cricket Team

Pakistan Cricket Board bans Umar Akmal for 3 matches

Umar Akmal has been handed a three match ban along with a fine of 1 million in Pakistan Rupees, by the Pakistan Cricket Board for breach of central contract.

Umar Akmal accuses coach Mickey Arthur of abuse

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has accused that the national team coach Mickey Arthur verbally abused him in front of former captain and current chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq at the national cricket academy in Lahore.