IPL 2021: ICC arms five-year ban to UAE cricketer Qadeer Khan over breach of anti-corruption code
Dubai: The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday banned United Arab Emirates (UAE) participant Qadeer Ahmed Khan for 5 years from all cricket after he admitted breaching the anti-corruption code and in addition charged Mehardeep Chhayakar on six counts for corruption.
Khan was charged in October 2019.
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“Mr Khan’s interval of ineligibility has been backdated to 16 October 2019, when he was provisionally suspended,” the ICC launch mentioned.
The ICC mentioned that Khan admitted to 6 breaches that relate to failing to reveal approaches or invites obtained in relation to the Zimbabwe versus UAE collection in April 2019.
Khan disclosed inside info in August 2019 in circumstances the place he knew or ought to have recognized that the knowledge could be used for betting functions.
He didn’t speak in confidence to the ACU full particulars of any approaches or invites obtained in relation to the Netherlands versus UAE collection in August 2019.
He additionally didn’t disclose full particulars of any info or issues that got here to his consideration that will proof corrupt conduct underneath the Code by one other participant. He refused to cooperate with an investigation in relation to potential corrupt conduct underneath the Code.
He additionally hid info that could be related to that investigation.
Alex Marshall, ICC Basic Supervisor Integrity Unit, mentioned, “Qadeer Khan is an skilled worldwide cricketer who has obtained anti-corruption coaching. He ought to have averted the folks he knew have been corrupt and reported any suspicions instantly.”
In the meantime, the ICC has charged Chhayakar, who has performed home cricket in Ajman (UAE) with six counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
“The ICC laid the costs by itself behalf in addition to on behalf of Cricket Canada as its Designated Anti-Corruption Official for the needs of the International T20 2019,” the ICC launch added.
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