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Sport Bangladesh captain Shakib banned after ICC anti-corruption breaches

17:12  29 october  2019
17:12  29 october  2019 Source:   performgroup.com

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Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been handed a two-year suspension from all forms of cricket after accepting three charges relating to breaches of the ICC anti - corruption code . © Getty (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Shakib 's ban , one year of which is

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a baseball player wearing a helmet: Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan© Getty Images Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan has been handed a two-year suspension from all forms of cricket after accepting three charges relating to breaches of the ICC anti-corruption code.

(Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images)© Getty (Photo by Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Shakib's ban, one year of which is suspended, comes after he contravened article 2.4.4 of the code on multiple occasions, the International Cricket Council said.

That part of the code compels cricketers to disclose full details of "any approaches or invitations received to engage in corrupt conduct" to the governing body's anti-corruption unit (ACU).

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The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) has banned Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from all cricket for two years, with one year of that suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti - Corruption Code The charges are as follows

Bangladesh cricket star Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from cricket for two years, with one year suspended, after breaching the sport's anti - corruption code .

"I am obviously extremely sad to have been banned from the game I love, but I completely accept my sanction for not reporting the approaches," world number one all-rounder Shakib said in a statement released by the ICC.

"The ICC ACU is reliant on players to play a central part in the fight against corruption and I didn't do my duty in this instance.

"Like the majority of players and fans around the world, I want cricket to be a corruption-free sport and I am looking forward to working with the ICC ACU team to support their education programme and ensure young players don't make the same mistake I did."

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The first charge relates to the Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe Tri-Series in January 2018 and/or that year's IPL; the second to another approach in respect of the same Tri-Series; and the third to an IPL match between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab on 26 April 2018.

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The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) has banned Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from all cricket for two years, with one year of that suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti - Corruption Code .

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan read a statement to media in Dhaka on Tuesday after receiving a two-year ban from all cricket for failing to report The ban came after Shakib "accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti - Corruption Code ", the sport's governing body said in a statement.

In its summary of the background to the case, the ICC detailed the various instances where there was contact, via WhatsApp, between Shakib and a man "suspected of involvement in corruption in cricket".

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Shakib has appeared in all three formats for his country, with 56 Tests under his belt and 206 ODI outings.

The 32-year-old's ban is effective immediately..

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