Nasir Jamshed arrested in London alongside bookie over fixing

Opener was provisionally suspended by PCB on Monday


Sports Desk February 14, 2017
Nasir Jamshed. PHOTO : BCCI

Pakistan left-handed opener Nasir Jamshed was arrested on Tuesday by Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) alongside a bookie named Yousuf, Express News reported.

According to the representative of the NCA, Jamshed and Yousuf have been released on bail and asked to report to the agency in April.

Nasir Jamshed provisionally suspended from all forms of cricket: Sethi

"Two men in their thirties have been arrested by NCA officers in connection with bribery offences as part of an ongoing investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing," read a press release on the NCA website.

"The men were arrested on Monday 13 February and have been released on bail until April 2017 pending further enquiries. As part of the on-going investigation we are working closely with the Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption units. The Pakistan Cricket Board has launched its own investigation which has resulted in the suspension of three players," the statement further read.

Jamshed, who is accused of referring Islamabad duo Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif to Yousuf, has been provisionally suspended from all forms of cricket by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Pakistan Super League (PSL) chairman Najam Sethi on Monday tweeted the news about his suspension.



This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.

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COMMENTS (5)

Hatim | 4 years ago | Reply The patron on the PCB is under investigation for corruption himself. Why should we expect differently from players?
Gullu Badsha | 4 years ago | Reply Najam Sethi too should be suspende from all types of administrative jobs for corruption.
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