Former Captains of Pak Cricket Team Yousuf, Younis Banned for Life

For the poor performance on the recent Australian tour, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed life ban on former captains Mohammad Yousuf and Younis Khan, reported the Times of India.

Another ex-captain Shoaib Malik and Rana Naved were, however, banned for a year, while all-rounder Shahid Afridi was fined for ball tampering, report said.

The board conducted the probe following an open rebellion by many players during the Australian tour, said report.

Besides, a fine of two million rupees was levied on Malki and Naved each and that of three million rupees on wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, report said.

Umar Akmal, younger brother of Kamran, was fined two million rupees ($23,500), with both the brothers having also been put on probation for six months, said report.

A fine of three million rupees was levied on Afridi for ball tampering during the one-day series against Australia, report said.

It is yet known as to what led PCB to ban Younis and Yousuf but PCB said that it would be making the inquiry committee’s report public in few days, said report.

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