Pakistan Cricket Board: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suspended Asif Afridi for failing to report a corrupt approach to the PCB. Pakistani left-arm spinner has reportedly been charged with two breaches and also he has been given 14 days to respond to them. Asif Afridi is a domestic player and he represents Khyber Pakhtunakhwa in Pakistan’s domestic cricket. Afridi earned his first Pakistan call-up for his performance. He has joined their white balls squad for home series against Australia this year. He has been consistent in his form and performing exceptionally well.
The 35 year old spinner was awarded for a massive and impressive performance. He took 8 wickets with the economy of 6.52 for Multan Sultans. He was selected in the Pakistan team as a replacement of their star player Mohammad Nawaz but he didn’t get to play a single game against Australia.
Afridi has not played any match
Afridi has just played a match in Pakistan’s ongoing National T20 cup. He played against Central Punjab on August 31. He won’t be able to feature in any of competetive cricket match. PCB has not specified the charges. They said that Afridi has been suspended with immediate effect under article 4.7.1 of the board’s comstitution giving it the power to use it. Afridi is not the single player that PCB has suspended such players failing to report corrupt approaches. The likes of Umar Akmal and Mohammed Irfan have been banned for variouds times for similar offenses.