ICC suspends Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan for 2 years for not reporting corrupt strategy


Bangladesh’s Check and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan was on Tuesday suspended for 2 years by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) for not reporting a corrupt strategy, ruling him out of the tour of India which begins November three.


Shakib has been handed a full ban for a 12 months and a 12-month suspended sentence.

The 32-year-old was being avoided workforce’s follow on ICC’s directions. The collection towards India contains three T20 Internationals and two Exams.

“I’m clearly extraordinarily unhappy to have been banned from the sport I like, however I utterly settle for my sanction for not reporting the approaches. The ICC ACU is reliant on gamers to play a central half within the battle towards corruption and I didn’t do my responsibility on this occasion,” Shakib mentioned in a media launch of the ICC.

He’ll miss subsequent 12 months’s Indian Premier League and in addition the World T20 to be held in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020.

Two years in the past, a bookie had approached Shakib with a proposal earlier than a world match, which he didn’t report back to the ICC’s Anti-Corruption and Safety Unit (ACSU).

The ban will compound the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) issues forward of the tour of India.

In his absence, senior-most participant Mushfiqur Rahim may lead the workforce in Exams whereas one amongst Mahmudullah Riyadh Mosaddek Hosain is ready to be the skipper within the three T20 Internationals.

Shakib just lately spearheaded a gamers’ strike earlier than calling it off after the BCB assured that their calls for, together with a pay hike, can be fulfilled.

He’s unarguably one of many greats of the sport in Bangladesh with greater than 11,000 runs and over 500 wickets throughout three codecs.

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