Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board today banned controversial batsman Umar Akmal for three matches following breach of central contract.
The parent body imposing a hefty fine of Rs 1 million with additional sanction on plying his trade in private T20 leagues.
The PCB on Thursday announced that chairman Najam Sethi had reviewed the recommendations of the inquiry committee, which found Akmal guilty of violating clauses 2.2.5, 4.1 and 4.4 of his Central Contract.
Sethi formed the inquiry committee after Umar Akmal had an altercation with Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur at the National Cricket Academy last month. Sethi hoped that it served as a precedent for all cricketers, who should be mindful of their obligations....