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Pakistan tribunal bans cricketer Sharjeel Khan in spot fixing

Pakistan's anti-corruption tribunal Wednesday banned opener Sharjeel Khan for five years over a spot fixing case that has rocked the Pakistan Super League.

Published: 30th August 2017 02:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2017 02:14 PM   |  A+A-

Pakistani cricketer Sharjeel Khan (centre) | AFP

By AFP

LOHORE: Pakistan's anti-corruption tribunal Wednesday banned opener Sharjeel Khan for five years over a spot fixing case that has rocked the Pakistan Super League, the latest scandal to taint the sport in the cricket-crazy country.

"Sharjeel is banned for five years, which has two-and-a-half year suspended, after the proceedings of the case," said Asghat Haider, who headed the three-member tribunal.

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