2 UAE players banned by ICC after found guilty of match-fixing
The ICC has ban two UAE players for 8 long years after they were found guilty of match-fixing of T20 World cup. Qualifying round matches in their country.
The cricketers Amir Hayat, a medium pacer and Ashfaq Ahmed, a batsman were allege to have collude with an Indian bookie known as “Y” for fixing the matches and had taken from him 15000 AED ( USD 4083). 2 UAE players banned by ICC after found guilty of match-fixing.
As per the anti-corruption code of ICC, the 2 cricketers have been charge on five counts. That included appropriately trying to influence the outcome of a match. Failure to disclose corrupt approach and accepting gifts more than USD 750.
Both players had attended four and three anti-corruption education session respectively organised by the ICC .
Both the Pakistan born cricketers of UAE were charge by the Anti-corruption cell of ICC wat back on 13 September 2020. Hence the bans are backdate from that date.
Corruptions continue to hit world cricket even after the ICC had put stringent rules in place along with strict punishments .