The International Cricket Council (ICC) has acquitted former Pakistan Test cricketer Mansoor Akhtar of corruption charges. National cricket Umar Akmal had leveled allegations against former Test cricketer Mansoor Akhtar in 2019. He said that Mansoor Akhtar had offered him match-fixing in the Global League.
ICC acquitted former cricketer Mansoor Akhtar of corruption charges
Omar Akmal had said that Mansoor Akhtar had invited him to his hotel in Canada and offered him match-fixing in a meeting in the lobby. A statement issued by the ICC said that allegations of corruption against former Test cricketer Mansoor Akhtar could not be substantiated.
A letter has also been written to Mansoor Akhtar by Steve Richardson, senior manager of the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption unit, stating that he was not being charged with match-fixing, ending the ongoing investigation into the allegations. The letter added that the case could be reopened if new evidence emerged in the future. It should be noted that former cricketer Mansoor Akhtar is the father-in-law of former Test cricketer Fawad Alam.