Umar's career has been marred with plenty of controversies in the last three and half years or so.
Danish Kaneria slams PCB for reducing Umar Akmal's ban.
He has been banned for failing to report multiple corrupt approaches.
The veteran wicketkeeper also revealed that he was intentionally kept out of the national side despite performing consistently at the domestic level.
Akmal didn’t contest the charges before the Anti-Corruption Tribunal.
Arthur didn’t mince any words in saying that picking Akmal in the future would be a horrendous decision on Pakistan’s part.
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It was also confirmed by PCB that the Umar will be eligible to start playing cricket again on February 19, 2023.
A three-year ban is a major roadblock in the career of any professional cricketer and Sethi opined that Umar's suspension would eventually lead to the end of his career.
Haider remembered the time when he decided to retire from international cricket after receiving death threats from match-fixers.