Surprised with the punishment given to Umar: Kamran Akmal
"I am definitely surprised with the punishment given to Umar. A three-year ban is very harsh. He will definitely approach every available forum to appeal against this ban. Other players in past have got short bans for similar offences. It's a harsh punishment," Kamran said.
The charges against him fall under Article 2.4.4, which states, "Failing to disclose to the PCB's 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".