A cricket player who fixed a game received severe punishment. Due to match-fixing, this cricketer has been suspended for 14 years. A United Arab Emirates (UAE) domestic cricketer has been banned for 14 years from all cricket-related activities after being found guilty of seven match-fixing offenses in April 2019 and a T20 franchise event in Canada the same month.
This cricketer was given a huge punishment for match-fixing
After a hearing before the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal, Mehardeep Chhayakar was declared ineligible, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced in a statement on Wednesday. Two members of the Emirates national squad had previously received suspensions.
Chhavkar is wicket-keeper batsman
In UAE cricket, Mehardeep Chhayakar played as a wicket-keeper batsman. He has consistently competed in the highest league in the UAE. During the 2012 Asian Club tournament, he also participated. Following the ICC’s sentencing, he refuted the accusations against him and said they were unfounded. He was found guilty on two counts, including purposefully degrading a player’s performance.
(With PTI Inputs)