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Umar Akmal


Umar Akmal leaves Pakistan to play league cricket in California

October 05, 2021 10:54 am

According to reports, the 31-year-old has signed a short-term contract with Northern Cricket California Association and is open to exploring a long-term future which will sever his ties with Pakistan cricket.

Kamran Akmal offers to pay Umar's fine for sake of brother's rehabilitation programme

May 09, 2021 7:04 pm

Umar Akmal had pleaded with the PCB that he should be allowed to pay the fine installments since he was financially not strong at the moment.

I did not report spot-fixing approach as I thought it would not remain confidential: Umar Akmal

February 27, 2021 3:11 pm

Umar Akmal is now eligible to resume his cricket career after the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on Friday reduced his suspension to 12 months and imposed a fine of 42.50 lakh Pakistani Rupees for breaching the Anti-Corruption Code.

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

September 27, 2020 6:08 pm

Umar Akmal was banned by the PCB for three years for failing to report corrupt approaches, following which its own independent adjudicator reduced the suspension period to 18 months.

CAS gives Umar Akmal and PCB 20-day time to file written arguments

September 06, 2020 6:33 pm

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.

Umar Akmal files appeal in CAS against 18-month ban

August 20, 2020 10:02 pm

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.

PCB challenges reduction of Umar Akmal's ban in CAS

August 19, 2020 1:31 pm

The Pakistan Cricket Board has filed an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sports in Lausanne against the reduction of a three-year ban on batsman Umar Akmal by an independent adjudicator.

Kamran Akmal criticises PCB for deciding to challenge brother Umar's ban reduction

August 11, 2020 4:00 pm

Kamran Akmal said in the past players had been banned for short terms of three to six months and even had their fines reduced for the same offence but in Umar's case the PCB is not even satisfied with the 18 months ban on him.

Umar Akmal's ban over corruption charges reduced to 18 months

July 29, 2020 2:26 pm

Umar Akmal was banned for three years after PCB found him guilty of breaching Article 2.4.4 of the Anti-Corruption Code.

Kamran Akmal defends brother Umar, says Pakistan cricket failed to handle him

June 30, 2020 11:05 pm

Umar Akmal is presently serving a three-year ban for not reporting spot-fixing approaches but has appealed against the decision with an independent tribunal of the Pakistan Cricket Board.