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PCB starts inquiry over Umar Akmal’s fitness dispute


Arhama AltafWeb Editor

12th Feb, 2020. 01:00 pm
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Umar Akmal

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started an inquiry after National Cricket Academy (NCA) coaching staff registered a charge about Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal’s inappropriate behavior.

According to the details, the PCB has constituted a three-member inquiry committee for Umar Akmal.

The committee headed by Haroon Rasheed, includes Dr. Sohail Saleem and a member of the PCB legal panel.

Akmal appeared on Tuesday and gave his initial statement regarding the matter in front of the inquiry committee.

After the first hearing, the committee has also called the trainer and video analyst. Akmal will appear again today in front of the committee.

Umar Akmal misbehaves after failing fitness test at NCA

It must be noted that last week, sources claimed that during the fitness test, Umar in anger took off his shirt and asked the trainer “Show me the fat in my body”?

During the act by the batsman, NCA and Pakistan team management staff were also present.

Umar Akmal along with his brother Kamran Akmal and Salman Butt has failed the fitness tests conducted by PCB on January 28.

National Team Conditioning and Strength Coach Yasir Malik took the tests of all three players.

Except for running, the players didn’t meet the required requirements in other tests.

PCB considers to fine them and also will eliminate from the National ODI tournament due to not passing the tests.

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