Two UAE Cricketers Banned for Eight Years by ICC
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UAE Cricketers Banned
Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt banned for eight years due to corruption involvement by International Cricket Council.
The ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found the two players guilty. The bans have been backdated to October 16, 2019 when the two players were provisionally suspended from attempting to corrupt games at the ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019 in the UAE.
The cricketers breached Article 2.1.1. “for being party to an agreement or effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspect(s) of a match or matches at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019,” said ICC
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Two 🇦🇪 cricketers Naveed and Anwar got banned for 8 full years from all forms of cricket on account of breaching corruption code. Hp local laws r evn stringent.https://t.co/S0D6ywqhxS
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They were also hooked under Article 2.4.4. “failing to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations received, to engage in corrupt conduct under the Code at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019” ICC added
Naveed was also guilty of breaching two counts of Emirates Cricket Board Anti-Corruption Code while participating in the T10 League in 2019.
Two Pakistan-Born UAE Cricketers Banned for Match-Fixing https://t.co/6ulrsT53ju
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Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar represented UAE as their adopted country at the highest level in cricket.
Naveed was the captain and leading wicket taker. Anwar was the opening bat.
Both had long international careers and were well versed in the threat from match fixers,” said Alex Marshall
UAE Cricketers Mohammad Naveed & Shaiman Anwar Banned By ICC
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