Jamshed pleads guilty to bribery at PSL fix­tures

Muscat Daily - - SPORTS -

Lon­don, UK - Nasir Jamshed, the for­mer Pak­istan bats­man, will be sen­tenced in Fe­bru­ary af­ter plead­ing guilty to a con­spir­acy to bribe fel­low crick­eters in the Pak­istan Su­per League (PSL).

Jamshed, 33, was given a ten-year ban by the PCB in Au­gust 2018, and is stand­ing trial at Manch­ester Crown Court fol­low­ing his ar­rest in

Fe­bru­ary 2017 along­side two UK na­tion­als, Yousef An­war, 36, and Mo­hammed Ijaz, 34.

On the open­ing day of the trial, Jamshed chose to change his plea, hav­ing orig­i­nally en­tered a not-guilty plea at a pre-trial hear­ing last week, af­ter his two co-de­fen­dants ad­mit­ted of­fer­ing fi­nan­cial in­duce­ments to PSL play­ers with a view to them un­der-per­form­ing dur­ing matches in the tour­na­ment.

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