Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Not Suspend Match Fixing Players

pakistan-match-fixing-pcb-not-suspend-scandal-playersPakistan’s Cricket Board (PCB) said it would not suspend match fixing scandal players accused over a betting scam while the claims are investigated and the reports said that Pakistan cricket team would not be dropped for the remaining matches in England.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has promised to take action about Pakistan match fixing scandal players while published videos, photos and also ICC source said that the remaining one-day and T20 matches with England would be happened.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has summoned the scandal players at the center of the claims to a meeting in London on Wednesday, but said it would not suspend any player while British police continue to match fixing case investigation.

“Chairman Ijaz Butt just told me that since there is a case going on with the Scotland Yard we are not going to suspend any player,” according to PCB spokesman in England.

PCB spokesman also said, “He further said that this is only an allegation so far. There is still no charge or proof on that account. So at this stage there will be no action taken.”

The Pakistan cricket team are preparing for the rest of the next tour in Taunton, southwest England, where officials insisted on holding a training session behind closed doors.

But three of the Pakistani players named in the match fixing allegations, whose are Test team captain Salman Butt, bowlers Mohammad Aamir and Mohammad Asif, have been summoned to a meeting with top Pakistani officials in London on Wednesday.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) team manager Yawar Saeed said that they would meet with Ijaz Butt and the Pakistani high commissioner (ambassador) to Britain, Wajid Shamsul Hasan and it appears increasingly likely that the three players will play no part in the rest of the tour, which comprises Twenty20 matches and a series of one-day internationals matches against England.

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