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Umar Akmal

Pakistan Super League 2022: Kamran Akmal Pulls Out After Relegation To Silver Category

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

With 1820 runs from 69 games, Kamran Akmal is the second-highest run-getter in Pakistan Super League history. He was initially demoted from the platinum category to the gold category by PCB before the draft.

Cricket Spot-Fixing: Pakistan Player Suspended For Not Reporting Approach

Oct 14, 2021 PTI

Only recently, Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal resumed his career after remaining suspended from all cricket activities since February 2020.

Umar Akmal, Controversial Pakistan Cricketer, Leaves National Team To Explore Future In USA - Report

Umar Akmal has been at the centre of controversy many times in his career and got a 18-month ban for breaching PCB's anti-corruption code.

Umar Akmal Makes Cricket Comeback After Serving Ban

Sep 05, 2021 PTI

Umar, who was recently allowed to resume playing club cricket in Lahore, was banned by the PCB last year for not reporting spot-fixing offers

Pakstan Cricket Board Allows Umar Akmal To Resume Playing Club Cricket

Umar, 30, was provisionally suspended one night before the PSL began in February 2020 for not reporting spot-fixing approaches

08 July, 2021

PSL: Controversial Pakistan Cricketer Umar Akmal Apologies For Not Reporting Spot-fixing Approaches


The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced the ban on Umar Akmal to 12 months but hit him with a fine of 4.25 million Pakistani Rupees for breaching the PCB's Anti-Corruption code

26 May, 2021

Umar Akmal Pays Fine To Pakistan Cricket Board, To Join Anti-Corruption Unit's Rehab Program


The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) had reduced Akmal's suspension to 12 months but had imposed a fine of 42.50 lakh Pakistani Rupees on him

09 May, 2021

Kamran Akmal Offers To Pay Brother Umar's Fine, Requests PCB To Show Some Leniency


The PCB’s disciplinary panel in April 2020 found Umar guilty on two charges of separate breaches and handed him a three-year suspension

16 April, 2021

Pakistan Cricket Board Asks Umar Akmal To Pay Fine In Full, Reject His Installments Plea


The Court of Arbitration for Sport had reduced the ban on Umar Akmal to 12 months but hit him with a fine of Rs 4.25 million for breaching the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption code.

26 February, 2021

Umar Akmal To Resume Competitive Cricket After CAS Reduces His Ban To 12 Months


Umar was banned for three years by PCB's Anti-Corruption Tribunal in April last year but he appealed the decision

03 December, 2020

Pakistan Batsman Umar Akmal Awaits Fate As CAS Reserves Verdict After Hearing


The batsman filed the appeal with the CAS after an independent adjudicator of the Pakistan Cricket Board reduced his ban from three-years to 18 months.

21 August, 2020

Pakistan Cricketer Umar Akmal Responses To PCB's Move By Filling Appeal In CAS


Originally, Umar Akmal was banned for three years by a one-man disciplinary panel of the board after he failed to report two approaches to spot-fix matches in the Pakistan Super League

19 August, 2020

Pakistan Cricket Board Challenges Reduction Of Umar Akmal's Ban In CAS


Umar Akmal was banned for three years by a one-man disciplinary panel of the PCB after he failed to report two approaches to spot-fix matches in the Pakistan Super League

11 August, 2020

Kamran Akmal Criticises PCB For Deciding To Challenge Brother Umar's Ban Reduction


Kamran Akmal said that in the past, players had been banned for short terms and even had their fines reduced for the same offence but in Umar's case the PCB is not even satisfied with the 18 months ban

10 August, 2020

Never Ending Trouble Umar Akmal - Pakistan Cricket Board To Challenge His Ban Reduction In CAS


Last month, the three-year ban initially handed to Umar Akmal for failing to report corrupt approaches was reduced to 18 months on "compassionate" grounds by an independent adjudicator

30 July, 2020

Danish Kaneria Mocks Pakistan Cricket Board After Umar Akmal's Ban Halved


The likes of Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt, who too were found guilty of spot-fixing like Danish Kaneria, have been allowed back into the PCB fold

29 July, 2020

Umar Akmal's Ban Reduced, Says Will Appeal For More Reprieve


Umar Akmal was handed a three-year ban in April for failing to report approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League.

05 June, 2020

Umar Akmal's Appeal Against Ban To Be Heard On June 11: PCB


Umar Akmal was banned for three-years on April 27 by the PCB's Disciplinary Panel, for not reporting spot fix approaches made to him during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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