Former Pak batsman Nasir Jamshed sentenced to 17 months imprisonment for spot-fixing scandal

Islamabad: Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in jail after being found his involvement in the spot-fixing scandal. He had conspired to bribe fellow cricketers in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

Jamshed was arrested along with British nationals Yousef Anwar and Mohammed Ijaz. He had initially denied his involvement to encourage players to underperform deliberately in the PSL 2018 game between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai.

However, in last December during a court hearing he pleaded guilty.

Anwar and Ijaz also admitted their involvement who offered financial advantages to the players so that they perform poorly following an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA).


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