Umar Akmal complains against Mansoor Akhtar for match-fixing in T20 Canada League

According to a report published by Sports Mirchi, Mansoor Akhtar—the former Pakistan Cricketer—has allegedly been accused of making an offer for match-fixing during the Global T20 Canada League.

Umar Akmal—one of the nine Pakistani cricketers participating the league—has reported the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the administration of the tournament that ex-Pakistan cricketer, Mansoor Akhtar, reached him and asked him for manipulation in the matches.

Read Also: ICC World Test Championship – Everything you need to know about it

Pakistan batsman, Umar Akmal told the anti-corruption unit of the Global T20 Canada League that two men approached him and offer to fix the matches. Akmal said that one of the two people was former Pakistani cricketer Mansoor Akhtar and the other one is from India named Krish.

An official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said that Umar Akmal reported the matter to the PCB and we’d try best to look into the allegations.

“We’ve received a report from Umar Akmal and he has mentioned that he was approached by two people including ex-cricketer (Mansoor Akhtar). We’ll get into this matter as soon as possible and complete the investigation,” he added.

On the other hand, the officials of the anti-corruption unit of the league have instructed all the participants of the league to stay away from Mansoor Akhtar and the other man Krish.

Mansoor Akhtar represented Pakistani cricket team in 19 Tests and 41 ODI matches between 1980 and 1990.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *