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PCB Charges Umar Akmal Under Anti-Corruption Code

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday charged batsman Umar Akmal with two alleged breaches of Article 2.4.4 of its Anti-Corruption Code in two unrelated incidents, according to a statement issued by the board.

Article 2.4.4 of the PCB Anti-Corruption Code reads as: “Failing to disclose to the PCB Vigilance and Security Department (without unnecessary delay) full details of any approaches or invitations received by the Participant to engage in Corrupt Conduct under this Anti-Corruption Code”.

“Umar Akmal was issued the Notice of Charge on Tuesday, March 17 and has 14 days (March 31, 2020) to respond in writing to the charge,” the statement said.