Sharjeel meets Mani, appeals for a reduction in ban


Banned cricketer Sharjeel Khan met the chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani on Thursday where he appealed to him for a reduction in his ban.

Khan, who is currently serving a ban of 2.5 years for being involved in the spot-fixing incident during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), also asked the chairman to allow him to play domestic cricket.

The PCB’s legal team was also present during the meeting, who advised the aggressive opening batsman to complete all lawful implications in order to make a comeback.

According to the sources, the board has also asked him to confess his wrong-doing publicly and should go through a process of rehabilitation.

It is pertinent to mention here that Sharjeel alongside his teammate Khalid Latif were charged by the PCB for alleged breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code, during the second season of the PSL in the UAE.

The PCB had charged the duo for breaching various articles under Clause II, for attempts to corrupt a game, and for failing to disclose suspect approaches.