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ICC impose eight-year ban on Mohammad Naveed, Shaiman Anwar Butt for breaching ACU Code

Former UAE skipper Mohammad Naveed and opener Shaiman Anwar Butt have been handed an eight-year ban as the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found them guilty of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code in January 2021. The ban has been backdated to 16 October, 2019, when the duo was provisionally suspended.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI sign MoU and hosting agreement with Emirates Cricket Board to boost cricketing ties

On Saturday, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah signed a Memorandum of Understanding and hosting agreement with Emirates Cricket Board to boost cricketing ties between the two countries. Sourav Ganguly and Arun Thakur were also present at the occasion when two boards formally signed on the dotted line.
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newscricket2 years ago

UAE suspends all cricketing activities till March 31 amidst COVID 19 outbreak

The Emirates Cricket Board has suspended all ongoing and scheduled cricket activities in the UAE until March 31 in the wake of widespread COVID 19 outbreak around the World. The decision is in sync with that of other cricket boards around the World bringing sports around the World to a stand still.
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newscricket2 years ago

Robin Singh joins UAE as the director of cricket

Ex-India all rounder Robin Singh has been named as the director of cricket for the UAE side and will be taking charge in a difficult time as the side looks to regroup after a big fixing scandal last year. Robin had previously coached Mumbai Indians and Barbados Tridents along with T10 franchises.
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newscricket2 years ago

No charges against me but will cooperate if needed, says Ghulam Shabber

Ghulam Shabber says he would cooperate with the ICC officials if an anti-corruption investigation is probed, but denied it had anything to do with him leaving the UAE. The wicketkeeper left the country without providing any explanation earlier this week, in the middle of the T20 World Cup Qualifier.
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newscricket2 years ago

UAE suspends five players amid ongoing ICC’s anti-corruption investigation

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), which oversees the functioning of the UAE cricket team, has provisionally suspended five of its players amidst the ongoing anti-Corruption investigation, led by the ICC. Among the five players is batsman Ashfaq Ahmed although no charges have yet been laid on him.
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newscricket2 years ago

T20 World Cup Qualifier | Netherlands seal second win, Kenya lose two in a row

While Scotland bounced back after defeat from Singapore, Papua New Guinea and Jersey kicked off their respective campaigns in the T20 World Cup Qualifiers with comfortable wins over Bermuda and Nigeria respectively. Kenya, meanwhile, suffer their second consecutive defeat in two days.
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newscricket2 years ago

It’s my mistake, I have let my family and friends down, admits Mohammed Naveed on ICC suspension

UAE captain Mohammed Naveed, who was suspended by the ICC on Wednesday, after being charged with breaching their anti-corruption code, accepted that he let his family and friends down with his actions. Besides Naveed, Qadeer Ahmed Khan and Shaiman Anwar Butt were also charged by the ICC. 
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newscricket2 years ago

UAE's Mohammad Naveed, Shaiman Anwar, and Qadeer Ahmed suspended for corruption ahead of T20 Qualifiers

The UAE has been hit by a fixing scandal with the ICC charging the national team captain Mohammad Naveed and two senior cricketers, Shaiman Anwar and Qadeer Ahmed of the country, with 13 counts of breaching its anti-corruption rules. UAE will be hosting the World T20 qualifiers beginning on Friday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | ICC announce T20 World Cup Qualifier schedule and draw

The ICC has announced the schedule and draw for the 2020 T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament in the United Arab Emirates. The 14-team tournament, which will run from October 18 to November 2 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, will offer a total of six qualifying berths to the main tournament.
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