This isn’t the primary time Mohammad Shahzad has fallen foul of laws. © AFP
Hassle-prone Afghanistan wicketkeeper Mohammad Shahzad has been fined after he used to be stuck taking part in for a Pakistani cricket membership with out permission, an Afghan respectable stated Monday. Shahzad has been ordered to pay 300,000 Afghanis (about $four,400) and go back to Afghanistan after participating in a neighborhood event in Peshawar, a Pakistani town close to the Afghan border. The 30-year-old went to Pakistan after Afghanistan returned from Zimbabwe final month following their qualification for the 2019 Global Cup, Lutfullah Stanikzai, head of media and advertising for the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), advised AFP.
Regulations require avid gamers to procure a “no objection certificates” in the event that they need to play fits as opposed to the ones licensed through the ACB.
This isn’t the primary time that Shahzad has fallen foul of laws.
He used to be suspended for 2 fits in Zimbabwe for slamming his bat at the pitch after being pushed aside in a qualifying fit.
That incident got here 3 months after the big-hitter returned from a one-year doping ban.
Shahzad will nonetheless move to India for a coaching camp prior to Afghanistan’s collection in opposition to Bangladesh and a Take a look at fit in opposition to India in June, Stanikzai stated.
“If that is repeated once more, subsequent time he may well be banned from taking part in cricket,” Stanikzai added.
The ACB has additionally ordered avid gamers residing in a foreign country, basically in Pakistan, to go back to Afghanistan in the event that they need to proceed taking part in for the nationwide facet.
“We have now a robust construction for our home cricket so we don’t see the will for other folks to head and play for golf equipment out of doors Afghanistan,” Stanikzai stated.
“There may be numerous cricket that is taking place right here now.”