The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday confirmed it could possibly file an attraction with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), in Switzerland, in the direction of the low cost of Umar Akmal’s ban for breaching the PCB Anti-Corruption Code.
According to sources, the board will as a minimum spend Rs.5,000,000 on the aforementioned case, which could moreover double.
A abroad approved company shall be employed to present the PCB’s case. It stays to be seen how Akmal will reply to the board’s latest step.
The right-handed batsman was provisionally suspended on February 20, 2020, merely sooner than the beginning of Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 5.
Akmal was lastly banned for 3 years, from all cricket, by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan, once more in April this 12 months — after he was charged for two breaches of Article 2.4.Four of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code in two unrelated incidents.
After Akmal filed an attraction, his ban was lowered to 18 months by an unbiased adjudicator. Former Supreme Court resolve Mr Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar gave his decision on Umar Akmal’s attraction after listening to the arguments of both facet.
According to sources, PCB presently has the firms of 9 retired judges as unbiased adjudicators. Out of the 9, eight are retired High Court judges, whereas one is a retired Supreme Court resolve.
They get Rs.200,000 for every case and every occasions pay Rs.100,000 each to the adjudicator in case of an attraction.