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This Pakistani Opener Player is Jailed

This Pakistani Opener is jailed for 17 months, here is why his is punished.

Cricket has always been subject to scandals like match fixing or more recently spot fixing. With the evolution of cricket and big league bringing in big money into the game has brought more charm and reward value to such activities. Despite numerous organizations including ICC (International Cricket Council) trying to cater and limit these kind of activities, every now and then we come across such news from the cricket world. This is not only damaging the game of cricket but the fans also feels betrayed and cheated by their heros.

Recently UK court has concluded a judgement where several players are punished for their conspiracy to fix the matches of premier league matches. Nashir Jamshaid, an opening batsmen from Pakistan is also involved in conspiring to offer bribes to the players along with the two UK nationals Yousaf Anwar and Mohammad Ijaz. All of these accepted their involvement in the sophisticated crime however Nasir Jamshaid’s role was limited to being “Vulnerable to the temptation of a reward and promises”. All of the three convicted men are jailed for their crime by Manchester Crown Court.

Nasir Jamshed has got a jail time of 17 months. This is believed to have happened due to a huge betting industry in place in and around countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Players who are often do not make it into the top category contracts and are paid lesser accordingly are more prone to such activities.

A sum of 30,000 Pounds was used to fix every match and an undercover agent from NCA went on to identify the activities of this group and their involvement in the fixing of Bangladesh Premier League.

T20 Intl Match 10 08:00 AM 27 February 2020
BAN 3-50(10.3)
AUS 1-189(20.0)

Manuka Oval, Canberra


T20 Intl Match 11 04:00 AM 28 February 2020
THA 0-0(0)
SA 0-0(0)

Manuka Oval, Canberra


T20 Intl Match 12 08:00 AM 28 February 2020
PAK 0-0(0)
ENG 0-0(0)

Manuka Oval, Canberra


Test 2nd Test 22:30 PM 28 February 2020
IND 0-0(0)
NZ 0-0(0)

Hagley Oval, Christchurch


T20 Intl Match 13 00:00 AM 29 February 2020
BAN 0-0(0)
NZ 0-0(0)

Junction Oval, Melbourne


T20 Intl Match 14 04:00 AM 29 February 2020
SL 0-0(0)
IND 0-0(0)

Junction Oval, Melbourne


T20 Intl Match 9 04:00 AM 27 February 2020
NZ 6-130(20.0)
IND 8-133(20.0)

Junction Oval, Melbourne

India Women win by 3 runs

First-Class 23:42 PM 23 February 2020
VIC 9d-330 & 8d-208(76.2 & 72.0)
QLD 184 & 310(76.5 & 115.1)

The Gabba, Brisbane

Victoria win by 44 runs

First-Class 23:30 PM 23 February 2020
WA 371 & 253(114.4 & 82.5)
TAS 390 & 5-235(112.4 & 59.5)

Blundstone Arena, Hobart

Tasmania win by 5 wickets

First-Class 23:30 PM 23 February 2020
SA 207 & 269(91.1 & 95.0)
NSW 373 & 2d-236(121.4 & 51.0)

Bankstown Oval, Bankstown

New South Wales win by 133 runs

T20 Intl 3rd T20I 16:00 PM 26 February 2020
AUS 5-193(20.0)
SA 96(15.3)

Newlands, Cape Town

Australia win by 97 runs

T20 Match 1 16:00 PM 20 February 2020
Quetta Gladiators 171/7 (18.3)
Islamabad United 168 (19.1)

Match Ended

Quetta Gladiators beat Islamabad United by 3 wickets

T20 Match 2 10:00 AM 21 February 2020
Karachi Kings 201/4 (20.0)
Peshawar Zalmi 191/7 (20.0)

Match Ended

Karachi Kings beat Peshawar Zalmi by 10 runs

T20 Match 3 15:00 PM 21 February 2020
Lahore Qalandars 138/8 (20.0)
Multan Sultans 142/5 (16.1)

Match Ended

Multan Sultans beat Lahore Qalandars by 5 wickets

T20 Match 4 09:00 AM 22 February 2020
Quetta Gladiators 148/5 (20.0)
Peshawar Zalmi 153/4 (18.3)

Match Ended

Peshawar Zalmi beat Quetta Gladiators by 6 wickets

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