A disciplinary panel of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sets the hearing date of Umar Akmal case on April 27.
According to the details, the chairman of the disciplinary panel Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan on Monday issued notices to batsman Umar Akmal and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
PCB’s press release read, “The hearing is presently scheduled at the National Cricket Academy, Lahore. Safety precautions and social distancing measures will be strictly enforced in order to safeguard all those involved”
— PCB Media (@TheRealPCBMedia) April 20, 2020
“Umar Akmal had not requested for a hearing before the Anti-Corruption Tribunal after he was charged for two breaches of Article 2.4.4 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code in two unrelated incidents,” the presser further said.
Article 2.4.4 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code reads as: “Failing to disclose to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department (without unnecessary delay) full details of any approaches or invitations received by the Participant to engage in Corrupt Conduct under this Anti-Corruption Code”.
Be clear that Akmal was temporarily suspended on 20 February 2020.