Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper and batsman Mohammad Shahzad have been suspended from all cricket formats for a period of 12 months for violating ACB’s disciplinary rules.
Previously, Shahzad was suspended for an indefinite period for violating the Code of Conduct of the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), Now on Sunday Board fixed the term of his suspension for one year.
The Board said after taking a decision “Shahzad has violated ACB’s disciplinary rules and regulations previously as well and has not adhered to ACB’s Code of Conduct for players. He has traveled out of the country several times violating ACB’s policy for players to seek its permission before doing so, ACB has well-equipped training and practice facilities within the country and Afghan players do not require to travel abroad for such purposes.”
Shahzad was sent back home midway through the World Cup 2019 after playing just two matches.
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