The 31-year-old was banned in 2017 for five years — with half the sentence suspended — for his part in rigging Pakistan Super League (PSL) matches in the United Arab Emirates.
Sharjeel Khan's selection has been questioned by some former players and critics who believe his fitness is not up to the level required to play international cricket.
Babar Azam insists his form unaffected by sexual harassment allegations, says he’s used to ‘hurdles in life’
Azam is embroiled in court cases in Lahore after a woman, Hamiza Mukhtar, filed several charges against him, including sexual harassment, threatening her and making false promises of marriage.
Afridi returned figures of 3-27, with his bowling reaching speeds of 94 mph (around 150 kph). That helped to restrict Karachi to 186-9 despite half-centuries by Sharjeel Khan (64) and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi (57).
Salim Malik cannot engage in cricket-related activities until he responds to notice of suspicious meetings, says PCB
According to a reliable source in the Pakistan Cricket Board, Malik has still not responded to a notice issued to him in 2013 over the nature of a couple of meetings he had after he was banned for life for match-fixing in 2000.
PCB chairman Ehsan Mani said at present they don't have the legal authority to call witnesses or check bank accounts and other details to deeply probe corruption cases.
Spot-fixers should be hanged, it is similar to killing someone, says Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad
Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad has demanded that players who are found guilty of corruption in cricket should be hanged for bringing their country into disrepute.
Former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has backed Mohammad Hafeez in exhorting the cricket authorities to set an example in corruption cases unearthed in their country.
Hafeez said in an interview that his main ambition was to play for his country in the World T20 and help them do well in it
PSL 2020: Karachi Kings down two-time champion Islamabad United by four wickets to seal spot in semis
Islamabad, playing without its four departed overseas players, was restricted to 136-6 after being sent in to bat in a National Stadium empty of fans because of coronavirus fears.
Pass laws in parliament to stop guilty players from making comebacks, says Ramiz Raja on latest corruption scandal in PSL
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday suspended Umar Akmal pending an anti-corruption inquiry amid claims that he failed to report a spot-fixing approach in the Pakistan Super League.
PSL 2020: Imad Wasim says he raised issue of ball-tampering with referee Roshan Mahanama during pre-tournament meeting
Speculations were rife that Emad had taken names of Wahab Riaz, Sohail Khan and Ravi Bopara when the discussion on ball tampering took place at the meeting in which all team officials and captains were present.
Left handed opener Sharjeel Khan was banned from all forms of cricket for five years on 30 August, 2017 for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the Pakistan Super League (PSL) that year.
Pakistan's tainted opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is set to be part of the players draft for the fifth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Sharjeel Khan apologises to PCB for spot-fixing; will undergo board's rehabilitation programme by year end to play cricket again
The 30-year-old met with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti-corruption officials who directed him to undergo a rehabilitation programme, putting him on track to return to the sport.
Sharjeel Khan needs to admit to spot-fixing, attend rehabilitation programme if he wants to play again: PCB
Sharjeel was banned from all forms of cricket for five years in August 2017 for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier that year but the PCB's Anti-Corruption Tribunal had said half of his ban would remain suspended.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ECB asks players, official to avoid cash transactions during tournament to tackle corruption
Determined to deliver a corruption-free World Cup, the ECB has issued special debit cards to all the players, officials, umpires, match referees and advised them to avoid cash transactions during the tournament.
PCB rejects Sharjeel Khan's appeal for allowing him to play domestic cricket while serving spot-fixing ban
Sharjeel Khan was suspended and sent back home after the start of the second Pakistan Super League edition in Dubai in February, 2017 and was later banned for five years for breaching five clauses of the anti-corruption code.
Sharjeel Khan accepts all charges imposed on him by PCB's Anti-Corruption Tribunal in hope of early comeback to domestic cricket
Sharjeel Khan is serving a five-year ban, half of which is suspended, for his role in spot-fixing scandal during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in February, 2017.
Banned Pakistan batsman Sharjeel Khan ready to attend PCB's rehabilitation program to make early comeback
Sharjeel Khan, who was suspended and sent home after the start of the Pakistan Super League in February last year, will be eligible to play cricket again in September, 2019 after the expiry of his ban with half of it suspended.