• Tuesday, Jun 28, 2022
  • Last Update : 04:24 pm

Ashraful ban ends Saturday

  • Published at 08:09 pm August 11th, 2016
  • Last updated at 08:11 pm August 11th, 2016
Ashraful ban ends Saturday

Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful will return to competitive cricket from Saturday after he served a three-year ban for his involvement in corruption during the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20.

Initially, Ashraful was slapped with an eight-year ban by the BPL anti-corruption tribunal in July 2014. But in September of that year, it was reduced to five years after he appealed to the disciplinary committee chairman. He confessed his guilt before being banned and the five-year ban was dated from August 13, 2013. It includes the last two-year suspended sentence subject to his participation in the Bangladesh Cricket Board's anti-corruption education and training programme.

He also has to pay a Tk 10 lakh penalty for his misdemeanour.

Ashraful can play domestic cricket but the 32-year old will not be eligible for the national team and franchise-based T20 tournaments, including the BPL, for the next two years.

But there was still some confusion whether Ashraful is eligible to take part in the upcoming Bangladesh Cricket League, which is also a franchise-based tournament. BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said the board has asked the International Cricket Council regarding the matter and will get to know by Sunday.

We have sent a letter to the ICC regarding Ashraful's issue and we will get to know about the details by Sunday. There are a few aspects which need to be cleared and we will get to know about those by this time,” said Nizamuddin on Thursday.

Currently Ashraful is participating in an unofficial Sunday League in Kent, England and expected to return to Bangladesh on Saturday as he gears up to make a comeback to competitive cricket with the BCL scheduled to start from September 20.

Facebook 50
blogger sharing button blogger
buffer sharing button buffer
diaspora sharing button diaspora
digg sharing button digg
douban sharing button douban
email sharing button email
evernote sharing button evernote
flipboard sharing button flipboard
pocket sharing button getpocket
github sharing button github
gmail sharing button gmail
googlebookmarks sharing button googlebookmarks
hackernews sharing button hackernews
instapaper sharing button instapaper
line sharing button line
linkedin sharing button linkedin
livejournal sharing button livejournal
mailru sharing button mailru
medium sharing button medium
meneame sharing button meneame
messenger sharing button messenger
odnoklassniki sharing button odnoklassniki
pinterest sharing button pinterest
print sharing button print
qzone sharing button qzone
reddit sharing button reddit
refind sharing button refind
renren sharing button renren
skype sharing button skype
snapchat sharing button snapchat
surfingbird sharing button surfingbird
telegram sharing button telegram
tumblr sharing button tumblr
twitter sharing button twitter
vk sharing button vk
wechat sharing button wechat
weibo sharing button weibo
whatsapp sharing button whatsapp
wordpress sharing button wordpress
xing sharing button xing
yahoomail sharing button yahoomail