Dubai: ICC imposes five-year ban on UAE cricketer Qadir Ahmed Khan The ICC said the decision was taken in violation of six provisions of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. In October 2019, the ICC Anti-Corruption Division filed a chargesheet against Qadir. Five years without playing any matches against Khadir for fixing various allegations of corruption under ICC Article 2.4.4, Article 2.3.2, Article 2.4.4, Article 2.4.5, Article 2.4.6, Article 2.4.7, providing information to bookies and non-cooperation in investigation. Along with the ban. Qadir Ahmed took 8 wickets in 11 ODIs and 9 wickets in 10 T20s for UAE.
Recently, the ICC Anti-Corruption Bureau has imposed a series of bans on a number of former players. Former Sri Lankan cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige has been banned for eight years. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to impose a lengthy ban on Dilhara following allegations of corruption and fixing. Earlier, the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit imposed an 8-year ban on former Zimbabwe cricketer Heath Strick for corruption.
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