PAKISTAN VS AUSTRALIA IN UAE, 2019
Umar Akmal has been fined 20% of his match price © Getty
Accurate over per week after his return to Pakistan colours, Umar Akmal has once extra attracted disaster. This time for attending a song live performance, that of hip-hop artist Akon, which resulted in a late evening out and a subsequent elegant by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
PCB on Monday fined the guts-expose batsman 20 percent of his match price along with handing an official reprimand for “a late evening-out sooner than Sunday’s fith ODI in opposition to Australia”.
A video of Akmal, which he had shot himself, at the singer’s live performance made rounds on Twitter. Akmal pleaded responsible to the price and apologised for his actions whereas accepting the sanction.
“I am elated that Akmal has realised his mistake, and has permitted and apologised for his actions, which had been clearly unprofessional and under no circumstances will most seemingly be no longer successfully-known or lost sight of,” talked about Wasim Khan, PCB’s Managing Director. “The PCB expects a high level of professionalism and dedication from its gamers, and this motion is a reiteration and timely reminder that any indiscipline shall no longer be tolerated or permitted.”
Amidst Pakistan’s no longer sleep for a vitality-hitter in the guts-expose, Akmal, on the premise of a ambitious PSL, was once selected for the currently-concluded 5-match ODI sequence in opposition to Australia. This was once his first name-up since he was once sent home after failing successfully being tests in England per week sooner than the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017.
Akmal, however, failed to fabricate different the chance as he made simplest 150 runs in 5 matches.
Persisting with their coverage of prioritising successfully being, gamers will undergo a successfully being take a look at on April 14 after which the final lineup for the World Cup will seemingly be presented.