Umar Akmal appears before PCB probing committee over fixing claims

LAHORE: On Monday, Cricketer Umar Akmal appeared before the Pakistan Cricket Board committee probing over his claim that few match fixers approached him in 2015 world cup to to leave two deliveries and secure amount of $200,000.

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Akmal appeared before head of the PCB’s anti-corruption unit Colonel (retd) Azam today. According to sources that the PCB official asked several questions and listened to Akmal’s answers.

The session lasted for more than two hours, the sources said, adding that the batsman has also been summoned on June 27.

Akmal, 28, said in a TV interview aired on Sunday evening that he was offered $200,000 by fixers to leave two deliveries in one of the matches. He also claimed that he was offered money to skip matches against India.

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