Listening to into Salim Malik’s request for cricketing return concludes; choice in 15 days

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File picture of Salim Malik.

The listening to into tainted former Pakistan cricket captain Salim Malik’s attraction in search of permission to develop into a coach has been accomplished by a PCB-appointed impartial adjudicator, who will announce his judgement in 15 days’ time.

Malik and his lawyer, Saood Cheema informed the media after the listening to that they have been assured their request can be accepted. Malik is being heard by Justice (learn) Fazal Miran Chohan, who was appointed by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

He has acknowledged that because the match-fixing life ban imposed on him by the board in 2000 has been revoked by a decrease court docket, he must be allowed to get entangled in cricket once more as he desires to develop into a coach.

The board has not given Malik permission as but and requested him to answer questions relating to a gathering he held with some folks in London in 2000 wherein allegedly fixing of matches and gamers was mentioned.

“For the primary time the PCB as we speak produced the unique ICC letter on the premise of which this case towards my shopper of getting a adverse position within the transcript of the assembly which was recorded in 2000 was made,” Cheema mentioned.

He claimed the ICC itself had not verified the transcript. However sources mentioned that the PCB acquired the tapes verified and on Monday, the board’s authorized counsel, Tafazzul Rizvi submitted them with unique cassettes to the adjudicator.

“I had not accepted the transcript as it’s a pack of lies. And now the ICC letter, which was introduced by the PCB for the primary time earlier than the adjudicator, additionally mentions that it (transcript) has no authenticity,” Malik mentioned.

However he mentioned he was completely satisfied that an in-depth dialogue was held in the course of the listening to and hoped that a choice will are available in his favour within the subsequent 15 days.

Malik, who performed 103 Assessments and 283 ODIs, was banned for all times for match-fixing on the suggestions of the Justice Malik Qayyum judicial fee.

It was in 2011 that the PCB first acquired maintain of the transcript and cassettes from the ICC in regards to the assembly in London and by that point Malik claimed a decrease court docket had cleared his life ban in 2008.

“For the final 20 years I’ve been preventing for my proper however they (PCB) are pushing me from one facet to a different…I hope by now many issues have been cleared and the choice will are available in my favour,” Malik mentioned.

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