Ali Shafiq has been fined for the use of offensive language
Balochistani bowler Ali Shafiq has been fined 20 percent of his match fee for a level 1 offence.
Ali Shafiq's offence was related to the use of language, action or gesture which disparage or which could provoke an aggressive reaction from a batter upon his dismissal during a match during his side’s three-day non first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at the KRL Stadium in Rawalpindi.
The incident happened on Sunday when Ali dismissed Mehran Ibrahim in the 21st over of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s first innings.
The right-arm medium-fast was charged by on-field umpires Imtiaz Iqbal and Mohammad Sajid at the end of second day’s play for violating article 2.5 of the PCB Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.
Ali pleaded guilty and accepted the fine imposed on him by match referee Nadeem Arshad.
President Arif Alvi Congratulates Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif on Winning
President Arif Alvi telephoned World Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif today and felicitated him on winning the World Snooker Championship.
President and Snooker Champion Muhammad Asif also discussed matters pertaining to promotion of snooker game in the country and the problems faced by its players.
Pakistan's Mohammad Asif clinched the title of IBSF World Snooker Championship in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday.
The top Pakistani cueist outclassed his Filipino opponent 8-5, completing the best-of-15 frames triumph with scores of 68-35, 88-0, 69-17, 28-73, 5-118, 93-0, 69-1, 72-57, 10-93, 77-04, 21-65, 54-66 and 68-51.
Asif, who hails from Faisalabad is now a two-time champion at the event as he had also lifted the title in 2012.
Earlier, he had made it to the final after defeating his Thai opponent Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn in the semifinal on Friday. He had won the semifinal fixture with a score of 88-41, 65-20, 86-35, 54-02, 73-17, 69-51 and 78-77.
Interior ministry told to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from ECL within 7 days
The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the Ministry of Interior to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).
Sharjeel’s lawyer Shegan Ijaz, on his behalf, had filed a petition in the court saying that now there are no pending inquiries against Sharjeel, his name be struck off the list.
The LHC today gave the interior ministry a deadline of seven days to strike off Sharjeel’s name from the ECL.
It is pertinent to mention that Sharjeel had been found guilty of being involved in a spot-fixing scandal during the Pakistan Super League 2017. He was slapped with a five-year ban, half of which was suspended.
He has served his ban and also entered the PCB’s rehabilitation programme, which saw him deliver lectures to youth teams.
The Hyderabad-born cricketer was recently allowed by the PCB to play club level matches, while he ...