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Match-fixing offer made to Akmal in Global T20 Canada: Report

by Vishal Bhagat Aug 08, 2019 • 13:46 PM

Karachi, Aug 8. In a startling revelation, Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal on Wednesday reported a match-fixing offer which was made to him during the ongoing Global T20 Canada league.

According to a report in www.cricketpakistan.com.pk, Akmal allegedly claimed that a former Pakistan player came up to him with a match-fixing proposal. 

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Akmal said he immediately reported the incident to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit. 

Akmal is plying his trade with Winnipeg Hawks in the T20 league. 

"Canada is handling Global T20 League's administration. Pakistan Cricket Board has nothing to do with it," a PCB spokesperson was quoted as saying by www.cricketpakistan.com.pk.

The PCB said they had nothing to do with the league, according to the report.

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