Shafaq handed 6-year ban

Fiji Sun - - SPORT -

Dhaka: Afghanista­n wick­et­keeper-bats­man Shafiqul­lah Shafaq has been banned for six years from all forms of cricket af­ter breach­ing anti-cor­rup­tion rules.

Shafaq ad­mit­ted to four charges while play­ing for Afghan club Nan­garhar Leop­ards in 2018 and Syl­het Thun­der in last year’s Bangladesh Premier League.

The 30-year-old has played 24 one-day in­ter­na­tion­als and 46 Twen­ty20s.

The Afghanista­n Cricket Board’s se­nior anti-cor­rup­tion man­ager said the ban was a warn­ing for all play­ers.

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