They have been discovered to be celebration to tried match-fixing through the 2019 T20 World Cup qualifier
The ICC has discovered UAE gamers Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar responsible of offences regarding tried match-fixing through the 2019 T20 World Cup qualifying match. The decision follows a listening to by an impartial anti-corruption tribunal, with the ICC saying in a press release that “the pair stay suspended and sanctions will observe sooner or later”.
The 2 are amongst UAE’s most skilled worldwide cricketers. Anwar, now 41, is their highest run-getter throughout the ODI and T20I codecs, and 33-year-old Naveed their most prolific wicket-taker and a former captain.
Naveed and Anwar were charged under the ICC anti-corruption code in October 2019, and suspended days earlier than the beginning of the qualifiers within the UAE. Naveed, who was UAE’s captain on the time, was stood down from the publish.
The 2 have each been discovered responsible of the next breaches of the anti-corruption code:
- Article 2.1.1 – for being celebration to an settlement or effort to repair or contrive or in any other case affect improperly the end result, progress, conduct or different side(s) of a match or matches on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.
- Article 2.4.4 – failing to confide in the ACU full particulars of any approaches or invites obtained to interact in corrupt conduct below the Code on the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019.
Naveed, as well as, was additionally discovered responsible of breaching the identical two codes through the T10 League in 2019, which was additionally held within the UAE.
ESPNcricinfo understands the 2 gamers had allegedly stood to make around US$ 272,000 if that they had been profitable in impacting the end result of matches through the qualifiers.
In October 2019, Naveed accepted that he had failed to report a suspicious approach through the T10 match, however claimed he had ended the dialog when he realised the individual he was assembly was a “fixer”.