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PCB hands 10-year ban to ‘lynchpin’ of Pakistan Super League corruption case

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has today (Friday) imposed a 10-year ban on former national team batsman Nasir Jamshed after describing him as the “lynchpin” in a corruption scandal that engulfed the 2017 edition of Twenty20 competition the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Today’s verdict wraps up the PCB’s investigation into the spot-fixing case, which has also seen sanctions against five other players, and is the heaviest punishment issued. In December, Jamshed (pictured) was handed a one-year ban by the PCB for alleged non-cooperation with the investigation and the Board hinted that stronger charges could yet follow.

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