Timeline of Shakib Al Hasan’s chats with suspected bookie


Following is the timeline of the conversations between Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and suspected Indian bookie Deepak Aggarwal that was launched by the Worldwide Cricket Council.

Shakib has been banned for 2 years, one yr suspended, for failing to report these approaches.

#In January 2018, he (Shakib) was chosen as a part of the Bangladesh crew collaborating in a Tri-Collection between Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. Throughout this collection, he and Mr. Aggarwal engaged in additional WhatsApp conversations.

#On 19 January 2018, he obtained a WhatsApp message from Mr. Aggarwal congratulating him for being named Man of the Match in that day’s recreation. Mr. Aggarwal adopted this message with a message saying “can we work on this or I wait until the IPL”.

#The reference to “work” on this message was a reference to him offering Inside Data to Mr. Aggarwal.


#He didn’t report this contact from Mr. Aggarwal to the anti-corruption unit (ACU) or some other anti-corruption authority.

#On 23 January 2018, he obtained one other WhatsApp message from Mr. Aggarwal wherein Mr. Aggarwal made one other method to him to offer him with Inside Data, saying “Bro something on this collection?”

#He confirmed that this message associated to Mr. Aggarwal’s request to him to offer Mr. Aggarwal with Inside Data in relation to the continued Tri-Collection.

#He didn’t report this request for Inside Data from Mr. Aggarwal to the ACU or some other anti-corruption authority.

#On 26 April 2018, he performed for the Sunrisers Hyderabad crew in its IPL match in opposition to Kings XI Punjab.

#He obtained a WhatsApp message from Mr. Aggarwal that day asking him whether or not a selected participant was going to be taking part in within the recreation that day, i.e. once more asking for Inside Data.

#Mr Aggarwal continued this dialog with him by speaking about bitcoins, greenback accounts and requested him for his greenback account particulars. Throughout this dialog, he advised Mr. Aggarwal that he needed to fulfill him “first”.

#These messages on 26 April 2018 included numerous deleted messages. He confirmed that these deleted messages contained requests from Mr. Aggarwal for Inside Data.

#He confirmed that he had issues over Mr. Aggarwal, feeling he was a bit “dodgy”, and that, following their conversations, he had the sensation that Mr. Aggarwal was a bookie.

#He didn’t report any of the contact and approaches obtained from Mr. Aggarwal on 26 April 2018 to the ACU or some other anti-corruption authority.

#Mr Al Hasan advised the ACU that he didn’t settle for or act upon any of the approaches he obtained from Mr. Aggarwal, particularly, he didn’t present him with any of the knowledge requested, nor did he settle for or obtain any cash or different reward from Mr. Aggarwal. Nonetheless, he didn’t at any time report any of the approaches to the ACU or some other related authority.

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