PCB Suspends Shahzaib Hasan In Spot-fixing Scandal
LAHORE, 17 March: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday provisionally suspended opening batsman Shahzaib Hasan for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) second edition.
According to PCB statement, Shahzaib Hasan met the PCB anti-corruption unit at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The corruption scandal is far from over as the PCB anti-corruption unit is not satisfied with Shahzaib Hasan’s statement and issued Notice of Charge to the aggressive batsman. Shahzaib Hasan has been given a 14-day time to submit reply.
Shahzaib Hasan recorded his statement in front of PCB ACU in which he revealed that his family was being threatened by the bookies that was why he failed to report ACU earlier.
However, ACU was not satisfied with the statement of Shahzaib and had decided to take action against him as well.
It is pertinent here to mention that Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif, Nasir Jamshed and Mohammad Irfan have already been conditionally suspended from all formats of the cricket due to alleged spot-fixing in second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).