Pakistan cricket team skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has been winning fans all over the internet this Saturday (October 21) after turning down a spot-fixing offer from a bookie in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where Pakistan is now taking on Sri Lanka in a 5-match ODI series.
"A player was approached". However, the player refused and immediately reported the incident to the Pakistan Cricket Board and the team management.
"A player was approached", Najam Sethi, the PCB chairman, tweeted.More news: United Kingdom retail sales growth falls to weakest level in four years
Nevertheless, the PCB has tightened security measures for the Pakistan team for the remainder of the tour and has also issued curfew orders to not step out of their hotel after a particular time.
The spot-fixing approach made a few nights ago, is reported to be regarding advance information on the skipper's bowling changes.
He further stated that as per protocol the player immediately reported to PBC who informed ICC.
Pakistan Super League's second edition was rocked by spot fixing scandal after an alleged bookie, also known to the players from some years, orchestrated a deal with Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif - both playing for Islamabad United - to play two dot balls.