A suspected bookmaker approached a participant throughout Pakistan’s ongoing home T20 match, the nation’s cricket board mentioned on Thursday.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that a participant reported an method from a suspected bookmaker in the course of the Nationwide T20 Cup, at the moment in progress in Rawalpindi.
“Following the report, the PCB anti-corruption Unit carried out its personal probe and unearthed some delicate info, which has been forwarded to the FIA (Federal Investigation Company), which has the required experience, sources, capabilities and powers to research such issues,” the PCB assertion learn.
The method was reported by the participant to the board’s anti-corruption and safety director Asif Mahmood.
“As we can’t jeopardise an ongoing investigation, will probably be inappropriate for us to share any specifics of the method.”
He mentioned the PCB will hold the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) abreast of the progress in investigations.
“We’re all conscious that the sport is in danger on account of a small variety of corrupters who attempt to entice cricketers for his or her private features and profit.
“However there may be additionally little doubt that we will collectively defeat these individuals if the gamers strictly abide by the anti-corruption protocols and proceed to report approaches to the anti-corruption officers.”