Lahore: Banned middle-order batsman Umar Akmal has decided to challenge his three-year-ban for not reporting match-fixing ban, ARY Sports reported today.
According to the sources, the 29-year-old has taken the services of Babar Awan law firm and for this, they have started preparations for the ban imposed on Umar Akmal.
Umar was handed a three-year ban from all forms of cricket by Chairman of the Disciplinary Panel Mr. Justice (retired) Fazal-e-Miran Chauhan.
Umar pleaded guilty of failing to report approaches made to him. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) suspended him ahead of Pakistan Super League (PSL) season five.