Pakistan Batsman Umar Akmal Banned for three months


The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) banned batsman Umar Akmal on Thursday for three-matches. He was issued a penalty of one million rupees ($10,000) for an outbreak over head coach Mickey Arthur in August.

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Umar Akmal had a fight with traffic keeper which finished with a day in jail in year 2014. He had an oral argument with Arthur in Lahore. Over this issue, Umar Akmal told the media and affirmed Arthur had utilized wrong language over him for the period of a practice session in a training camp in Lahore, an allegation Arthur refused.

The PCB affirmed, Umar Akmal had breached three sections of his agreement, mostly providing interview to media without consent.

The issue was being investigated by three-member disciplinary committee and they recovered Umar culpable.

Image result for Pakistan Cricket Board banned Batsman Umar Akmal for three months“The PCB disciplinary committee found Umar to be in breach of his central contract on multiple occasions. Resultantly, chairman PCB Najam Sethi agreed to impose a three match ban and a fine of one million rupees,” PCB statement stated.

PCB affirmed Umar will also not be permitted to take part overseas for two months.

Image result for Pakistan Cricket Board banned Batsman Umar Akmal for three monthsIn year 2016, Ex-coach Waqar Younis, who was changed by Arthur also had troubles with Umar Akmala’s obedience and thoughts.

Waqar had suggested in year 2015 that Umar Akmal should not be chosen for the national team for about two years, though his suggestion was not followed.

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Umar was also withdrawn from Pakistan’s Champions Trophy squad after he failed a fitness test in England in June.