Pakistan Super League comes under scanner for corruption
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) began investigation into an international syndicate which is believed to be attempting to corrupt the Pakistan Super League which kicked off in Dubai on 9 February.
The investigation started after two players Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif of Islamabad United accepted of meeting a bookie in a hotel lobby.
However, they have denied any corruption charges.
Corruption in Pakistan cricket
Khalid, Sharjeel suspended by PCB
Pakistani cricketers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Lateef were handed a provisional suspension from all forms of cricket by the PCB on the charges of corruption. They both belong to Islamabad United.
15 Feb 2017
Arrests made in PSL spot fixing case
United Kingdom's National Crime Agency (NCA) has recently made two arrests in connection with the spot fixing scandal in the ongoing Pakistan Super League.
While the names of the arrested have not been released, it is reported that Pakistan's former opening batsman Nasir Jamshed is one of the two people.
Both of them are released on bail until April, pending further enquiries.
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Jamshed suspended from all forms of cricket
On Monday, just before his arrest, Nasir Jamshed was handed a provisional suspension by the Pakistan Cricket Board until further investigations in the spot-fixing scandal. He was also under scanner in 2012-13 during Bangladesh Premier League for his links with bookies.
20 Feb 2017
PCB charge-sheets Sharjeel, Latif over corruption allegations
Pakistan Cricket Board has charge-sheeted Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif under its anti-corruption code for alleged involvement in spot-fixing.
They have been given 14-days to respond after both of them pleaded not-guilty of the charges.
Earlier, Khan and Latif were suspended from all forms of cricket and were sent back to Pakistan from the on-going Pakistan Super League.
14 Mar 2017
Spot-fixing: PCB suspends Mohammad Irfan from all forms of cricket
Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Irfan has been suspended from all forms of cricket with immediate effect by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on charges of spot-fixing.
The 34-year old has been charged with two violations of Code Article 2.4.4. He has been given 14 days to respond to the notice.
He is the second cricketer after Nasir Jamshed to be suspended by the PCB.
PCB's Code Article 2.4.4
PCB's anti-corruption code 2.4.4 states: "Failing to disclose to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department (without unnecessary delay) full details of any approaches or invitations received by the Participant to engage in Corrupt Conduct under this Anti-Corruption Code."
30 Mar 2017
PSL match-fixing: Mohammad Irfan banned for one year
Pakistan Cricket Board has banned fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for a year and slapped him with a fine of USD 1,000 after he pleaded guilty of failing to report a spot-fixing approach during the Pakistan Super League.
PCB's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Mohammad Azam said that the ban could be reduced to six months if Irfan doesn't further violate the anti-corruption code.
12 Apr 2017
PSL spot fixing: Nasir Jamshed formally charged by PCB
PCB has charged Jamshed with not co-operating and obstructing with the investigation.
It is alleged that he was the link between the players and the bookies, the charges which he denies.