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Pakistan ban bowler Irfan for one year

Mohammad Irfan failed to report illegal approaches.

By: Sarwar Alam

Pakistan have suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him $1,000 after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing, cricket authorities said on Wednesday (29). The 34-year-old said he had not spoken out at the time because he was under mental stress following the death of his parents. “I accept my mistake,” he told a press conference at the Pakistan Cricket Board’s headquarters in Lahore. “I was asked to carry out fixes but I did not commit any such crime. My mistake was not reporting these offers. “I confess and say sorry to…

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