Three Hong Kong players suspended for breaching Anti-Corruption Code

Three Hong Kong cricketers Nadeem Ahmed, Haseeb Amjad and Irfan Ahmed have been uspended for breaching the Anti Corruption Code for a total of 19 counts.

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International Cricket Council (ICC) released a statement on Monday claiming that nice charges have been levelled against Irfan and five each against Nadeem and Haseeb.

The allegation is related to:

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“Fixing or contriving or otherwise influencing improperly, or being a party to an effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly, the result, progress, conduct” of matches” and the “failure to disclose full details of any approaches or invitations received to engage in conduct that would amount to a breach of the 2012 Code.”

At the 2015 World Cup Qualifier, all the three players are under  scrutiny for their alleged involvement in malpractice in Hong Kong’s two group games – against Scotland and Canada.

fan and Nadeem have also been charged for “one or more matches” at the 2016 ICC World T20. However,  Irfan has been charged for “one or more matches” at the ICC World T20 Qualifiers, played in July 2015.

The following players has been given a period of two weeks to respond to the allegations.