KARACHI, April 27: Temperamental Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was on Monday banned for three years by the PCB for failing to report corrupt approaches ahead of the country�s premier T20 league this year.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said the ban was imposed by its Disciplinary Panel chairman Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, who held a hearing on Monday.
�Umar Akmal handed three-year ban from all cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan,� read a tweet from the official handle of the PCB�s media department.
The 29-year-old appeared before the panel at the National Cricket Academy in Lahore after not challenging a show cause notice issued to him. � PTI