ICC bans another UAE’s cricketer for breaching Anti-Corruption Code


KARACHI: International Cricket Council (ICC) put 5-years ban on the United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s cricketer Qadeer Ahmed for breaching its Anti-Corruption Code.

After Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar Butt got banned for eight years for the same reason, Qadeer became the third UAE cricketer to face the ban across all formats.

Qadeer was found guilty for breaching Article 2.4.4 – failing to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations received to engage in conduct that would amount to Corrupt Conduct under the Code in relation to the Zimbabwe v UAE series in April 2019. and Netherlands v UAE series in August 2019.

He also breached Article 2.3.2 – disclosing Inside Information in August 2019 in circumstances where he knew or should have known that the information might be used for betting purposes.

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