Odiha News: ICC (International Cricket Council) is stringent regarding its code of conduct, and the recent example is two cricketers from UAE. These two UAE cricketers have been banned from any form of cricket for 8 years.
UAE(United Arab Emirates) cricketers Mohammad Naved and Shaiman Anwar Butt have been banned for eight years after being charged with violating the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The International Cricket Council issued a statement saying, “Both players have been banned since 16th October 2019 for attempting to commit corruption during the ICC Men’s World Cup qualifiers.”
UAE’s Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt have been banned from all cricket for eight years for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.— ICC (@ICC) March 16, 2021
The ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal has held both these players guilty after the hearing. Naved and Anwar have been accused of breaking the ICC Code 2.1.1 and 2.4.4. Both these players were accused of corruption during the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifiers match.
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Mohammad Naved is a bowling all-rounder who has played 39 ODIs and T20 Internationals. His highest score in ODIs is 45, while his highest score in T20 International is unbeaten on 27 runs. Shaiman Anwar is UAE’s right-hand top-order batsman, and He has played 40 ODIs and 32 T20Is.
ICC Integrity Unite general manager Alex Marshall said, “Naved and Anwar used to play cricket for the UAE. Naved was the captain of the team, while Anwar was the opener.” He said, “The international careers of both the players have been very long and they know what is the result of meeting with the match fixers. Despite this, both these players were involved in corruption and they have helped the teammates and the supporters of UAE cricket Cheated.”
Other Players Banned By ICC
In the past, the ICC has banned many cricketers due to corruption, and they include many big names, for example, Pakistan cricketer Salim Malik, former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin, Ajay Sharma, Ajay Jadeja, Manoj Prabhakar, former South Africa captain Hansi Cronje, Herschelle Gibs, former Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Aamir. Mohammad Asif. Salman Butt, Danish Kaneria, and others.
Charges of corruption were found against people somewhere and many of them were stated to be life ban and some for a fixed time span.