Islamabad (Web Desk): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Friday said that the board will impose life ban on the players if they are found guilty in spot-fixing allegation during the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
While talking to the media after briefing the standing committee for sports in senate, Shaharyar said that both the suspended players, Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif, admitted in their official statements that bookies targeted three players and contacted them through former opening batsman Nasir Jamshed.
“Bookies contacted two players through former player Nasir Jamshed,” said Shaharyar. “They wanted to target three players — Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif and Mohammad Irfan. “If they are found guilty of doing any form of corruption, the board can now ban them for life; not just five years,” he added.
Shaharyar also said that the decision regarding the final of the second edition of the PSL is up to the government. “It is up to the government to decide whether the PSL final will be held in Lahore or not.”