UAE cricketers Naveed, Qadeer and Shaiman charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

first_img Reuters DubaiOctober 16, 2019UPDATED: October 16, 2019 21:01 IST UAE Cricket team in action (File Photo: IANS)HIGHLIGHTSThe ICC confirmed the three players – Naveed, Qadeer Ahmed Khan and Shaiman Anwar ButtTop-order batsman Shaiman Anwar Butt is also under investigation for an effort to influence resultsQadeer Ahmed Khan is alleged to have disclosed inside information to Chhayakar in AugustUnited Arab Emirates captain Mohammed Naveed was among three national team players provisionally suspended on Wednesday after being charged under the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption code.The ICC confirmed the three players – Naveed, Qadeer Ahmed Khan and Shaiman Anwar Butt – along with Mehardeep Chhayakar, a participant in cricket from Ajman, were charged with a combined 13 counts of breaching the code.Naveed faces four charges, including an agreement to “fixing or contriving” aspects of matches in the upcoming World Twenty20 qualifiers.Top-order batsman Butt is also under investigation for an effort to influence results or any other aspect of matches ahead of the qualifiers, which are scheduled to be played in the UAE starting Friday.The competition will decide the last six teams to play at the T20 World Cup in Australia next year.Khan has been charged with failing to report “approaches to engage in corrupt conduct” in relation to UAE’s matches against Zimbabwe and Netherlands in April and August respectively.The 33-year-old bowler is also alleged to have disclosed inside information to Chhayakar in August.Chhayakar was charged with refusing to cooperate with an investigation carried out by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit.Also Read | Lungi Ngidi: Of financial struggles, friendship with Rabada and ‘Lungi Dance’Also see:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow UAEFollow ICC Anti-Corruption Code UAE cricketers Naveed, Qadeer and Shaiman charged under ICC Anti-Corruption CodeThree UAE cricketers and a participant have been charged with 13 counts of breaching cricket’s anti-corruption rules by International Cricket Council.advertisement Nextlast_img read more