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17 Aug 2018

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed banned for 10 years

PSL T20: Jamshed sentenced after 16 months investigation

The career of Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed saw an untimely end after he was sentenced to a 10-year ban, for his involvement in spot-fixing in the second season of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Jamshed became the 6th player to receive punishment in this scandal.

The 28-year-old was earlier described as the linchpin by authorities.

Here is more on the same.

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PSL T20: Jamshed sentenced after 16 months investigation

WATCH: Legal Adviser Tafazul Rizvi speaking about Jamshed

Jamshed proved guilty of spot-fixing


Jamshed proved guilty of spot-fixing

The Anti Corruption Tribunal found Jamshed guilty of spot-fixing.

Earlier, the player was banned for 12 months after he didn't cooperate with the tribunal.

PCB's Legal Adviser, Rizvi stated that Jamshed played a crucial role in the spot-fixing scandal and got others to join the same.

The other Pakistani cricketers to receive bans were Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Nawaz.

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'It's sad that another player spoiled his career'

This year, Jamshed faced five further charges in relation to fixing, and notably all of them have been proved. Rizvi said that it's a matter of sadness that another player has spoiled his career after failing to stay away from the lure of fixing.


A look at Jamshed's career

Jamshed played 2 Test matches, 48 ODIs and 18 T20Is for Pakistan.

His best moment came when he smashed three successive ODI centuries against India in 2012-13.

The southpaw scored 1,418 runs in ODIs and averaged 31.51 and smashed 8 fifties as well.

Jamshed, who had rejected all the charges against him, will not be allowed to hold any office once his ban ends.

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