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Shahzad approached to underperform in forthcoming APL

Shahzad approached to underperform in forthcoming APL

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Sep 24, 2018 - 18:56

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption unit has launched investigation into the approach made to Mohammad Shahzad during the Asia Cup to underperform in upcoming Afghanistaninfo-icon Premier League (APL), an official said on Monday.

Speaking at a media event in Dubai on Monday, Alex Marshall, head of the ICC's anti-corruption unit, confirmed as many as five international captains have been approached for spot-fixing over the last 12 months; four of them from Full Member countries.

According to the ESPNcricinfo Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman has become the latest high-profile subject of a spot-fixing approach.

The offer, made during the ongoing Asia Cup, was to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League T20 to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23.

Shahzad immediately reported the approach to the team management, and all protocols were followed in raising the matter with the ICC's anti-corruption unit. Shahzad was picked up by the Paktia franchise to play in a tournament that is set to feature a number of current and former internationals like Brendon McCullumShahid Afridi and Chris Gayle.

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