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Part of Umar's 3-yr ban could be suspended in spot fixing charges: Report

Umar has the right to appeal against the panel decision 14 days after he gets a copy of the detailed judgement. His appeal will be heard by an independent adjudicator to be appointed by the board

Umar Akmal. Photo: @TheRealPCBMedia

Umar Akmal. Umar was suspended from playing in the PSL 5 on February 20 by the PCB in the spot-fixing approach case. Photo: @TheRealPCBMedia

BS Web Teamagencies New Delhi
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could have a part of his three-year anti-corruption ban suspended when the judge heading the Cricket Board's disciplinary Panel gives out his detailed judgement soon, a source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said.
After the hour-long hearing of the panel held on Monday in Lahore, where Umar appeared himself to plead his case, Justice (retd) Miran Chohan announced a three-year ban on the batsman for failing to report corrupt approaches.
"People are jumping to conclusions about the three-year ban but the detailed order is yet to come out. Umar might eventually get

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First Published: Apr 30 2020 | 2:14 PM IST

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