Irfan sent back to Pakistan over match-fixing charge

Source:  Samaa Published in Sports on Saturday, February 11, 2017

KARACHI: Following Sharjeel and Khalid Khan, Mohammad Irfan, Pakistan’s left-arm fast-bowler, also has been suspended from Pakistan Super League (PSL) on Saturday over corruption allegations.

It should be mentioned here that Irfan is the third player who has been ousted from the PSL in the past 24 hours over allegations regarding match-fixing.

Earlier in the day, Irfan’s teammates in Islamabad United i.e. Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were pointed out that they are involved in match-fixing scandal.

Later, Irfan also has been sent back to Pakistan and his personal belongings, including his mobile phone, have been seized by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials.

According to sources, there are names of a couple of other players are yet to surface in match-fixing scandal, as the cricketers from other franchises including Lahore Qalandars and Quetta Gladiators are also being grilled by the management.



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