Dubai: UAE players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt have been banned for 8 years after being accused of violating the ICC anti-corruption code.
ICC issued statement
The ICC issued a statement saying: ‘Both players have been banned since October 16, 2019 when they attempted to corrupt themselves in the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup qualifying matches. The ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found these two actors guilty after hearing the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal.
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Serious allegations against cricketers
Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt have been charged with violating ICC rules 2.1.1 and 2.4.4. Both of these players were accused of bribery in the 2019 T20 World Cup qualifying game.
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What do the rules say?
Both players were punished according to sections 2.1.1 and 2.4.4. Section 2.1.1 relates to accepting to fix the match or perform the result while in 2.4.4 there is a provision to punish the failure to give ICC ACU contact information for corruption. .
‘The punishment will be an example’
ICC Integrity Unit Director General Alex Marshall said: “Naved and Anwar were playing cricket for the United Arab Emirates. Naved was the team captain, while Anwar was the first. I’m glad the court called all formats for cricket. to play. This is a warning to all players who will think they are wrong. “
Cheated the fans
Alex Marshall said: “The international careers of both players have been very important and they know the outcome of their meeting with the match preparers. Despite this, these two players indulged in bribery and cheated on UAE cricket teammates and supporters.