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Umar Akmal says he did not report spot-fixing approach as it would not remain confidential
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Umar Akmal says he did not report spot-fixing approach as it would not remain confidential

Umar Akmal was initially banned for three years from all cricket activities last year for not reporting approaches made to him for spot-fixing in PSL. The Court of Arbitration for Sports has reduced the ban to 12 months.

CAS reduces ban on Pakistan's Umar Akmal to 12 months, imposes fine of $27,000
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CAS reduces ban on Pakistan's Umar Akmal to 12 months, imposes fine of $27,000

Akmal was suspended in February 2020 for failing to report details of corrupt approaches made to him just before the start of the fifth Pakistan Super League.

CAS reserves verdict on Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban by PCB
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CAS reserves verdict on Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban by PCB

Umar Akmal filed the appeal with the CAS after an independent adjudicator of the Pakistan Cricket Board reduced his ban from three-years to 18 months.

CAS turns down PCB's request to conduct hearing on Umar Akmal's ban in Dubai
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CAS turns down PCB's request to conduct hearing on Umar Akmal's ban in Dubai

The source said the PCB has now requested for the hearing to be held through a video link, but the CAS is yet to respond.

Court of Arbitration for Sports asks PCB, Umar Akmal to submit written arguments within 20-day period
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Court of Arbitration for Sports asks PCB, Umar Akmal to submit written arguments within 20-day period

The PCB had approached the CAS, appealing against the reduction of a three-year ban on Umar Akmal, while the batsman in a counter move filed an appeal against his overall ban and wants it removed.

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal files appeal in CAS in bid to overturn 18-month ban from sport
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Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal files appeal in CAS in bid to overturn 18-month ban from sport

Umar was banned for three years in April by a one-man disciplinary panel of the board after he failed to report two approaches to spot-fix matches in the Pakistan Super League in February.

Pakistan Cricket Board to file appeal with CAS against reduction of ban on tainted batsman Umar Akmal
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Pakistan Cricket Board to file appeal with CAS against reduction of ban on tainted batsman Umar Akmal

In July, the three-year ban initially handed to Akmal for failing to report corrupt approaches was reduced to 18 months on compassionate"grounds by independent adjudicator Faqir Mohammad Khokhar.

Banned Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria accuses PCB of double standards after Umar Akmal’s sentence gets halved
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Banned Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria accuses PCB of double standards after Umar Akmal’s sentence gets halved

The likes of Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt, who too were found guilty of spot-fixing like Kaneria, have been allowed back into the PCB fold.

Umar Akmal's ban halved to 18 months by adjudicator, cricketer still unhappy, to appeal again
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Umar Akmal's ban halved to 18 months by adjudicator, cricketer still unhappy, to appeal again

Akmal was banned after the Pakistan Cricket Board’s disciplinary committee found him guilty of two charges of violating the anti-corruption code just before the start of PSL 2020

Kamran Akmal defends brother Umar, says the batsman was not handled properly by Pakistan
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Kamran Akmal defends brother Umar, says the batsman was not handled properly by Pakistan

Umar Akmal is presently serving a three-year ban for not reporting spot-fixing approaches

Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban to be heard by former Supreme Court judge on 11 June, says Pakistan Cricket Board
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Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban to be heard by former Supreme Court judge on 11 June, says Pakistan Cricket Board

Batsman Umar Akmal's appeal against his three-year ban will be heard on 11 June by former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Friday.

Former Pakistan Supreme Court judge to hear Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban
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Former Pakistan Supreme Court judge to hear Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban

PCB had banned Akmal from all forms of cricket last month after its disciplinary panel found him guilty of not reporting corrupt approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League.

Umar Akmal appeals against PCB's three-year ban for failing to report corrupt approaches
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Umar Akmal appeals against PCB's three-year ban for failing to report corrupt approaches

PCB had banned Akmal from all forms of cricket last month after its disciplinary panel found him guilty of not reporting corrupt approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League earlier this year

Shoaib Akhtar says notice for defamation sent by PCB is 'legally defective, merit-less and misconceived'
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Shoaib Akhtar says notice for defamation sent by PCB is 'legally defective, merit-less and misconceived'

Former Pakistan pace spearhead Shoaib Akhtar has responded to the defamation notice sent to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board's legal counsel Tafazzul Rizvi, calling it "legally defective, merit-less and misconceived".

Umar Akmal refused to divulge details of two meetings with suspected bookies, claim PCB sources
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Umar Akmal refused to divulge details of two meetings with suspected bookies, claim PCB sources

Akmal was found guilty of two charges under the PCB Anti-Corruption Code and on 27 April, he was banned from cricket activities till 19 February 2023.

Umar Akmal 'not prepared to show remorse,' says PCB disciplinary panel member Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan
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Umar Akmal 'not prepared to show remorse,' says PCB disciplinary panel member Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan

Akmal was found guilty of two charges under the PCB Anti-Corruption Code, rendering him ineligible for cricket activities till 19 February, 2023

Umar Akmal threatened me after I refused to underperform during 2010 ODI series in South Africa, claims Zulqarnain Haider
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Umar Akmal threatened me after I refused to underperform during 2010 ODI series in South Africa, claims Zulqarnain Haider

Zulqarnain claimed that he was forced to leave his team hotel in Dubai and fly out to London under mysterious circumstances after receiving threatening messages from his then teammate Umar and a few others after he refused to under-perform in the third one-day international of the same series.

Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy, refused treatment in past, reveals former PCB chief Najam Sethi
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Umar Akmal suffers from epilepsy, refused treatment in past, reveals former PCB chief Najam Sethi

Najam Sethi also claimed that Umar Akmal put himself above the team despite being a supremely talented cricketer.

Part of Umar Akmal's three-year anti-corruption ban could be suspended, according to PCB source
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Part of Umar Akmal's three-year anti-corruption ban could be suspended, according to PCB source

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal could have a part of his three-year anti-corruption ban suspended when the judge heading the Cricket Board's disciplinary Panel gives out his detailed judgement soon, a source in the PCB has said.

Kamran Akmal says younger brother Umar should learn from conduct of MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar
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Kamran Akmal says younger brother Umar should learn from conduct of MS Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar

Umar was slapped with a three-year ban from all forms of cricket by the Pakistan Cricket Board for his failure to report corrupt approaches ahead of the Pakistan Super League