So in the modern game of cricket, there are still many occasions of match fixing which play a part in disrupting the traditional game. It is without any doubt one of the lowest points of any cricketer to be involved in such a dishonourable act and well it seems that the cricketing world have caught its latest fish in the waters of match fixing. After an on going investigation was put in place against the Bangladeshi T20I and Test captain, Shakib Al Hasan has been banned from all cricket by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for at least two years with one year of that in suspension. It means that he can resume playing from October 29th 2020.
It should also be noted that the T20 World Cup is slated to start from October 19th next year as well and with that in mind it would be seen whether or not Shakib plays a role in the World Cup or not. It should also be noted that the famous cricketer was under investigation by the cricket’s governing body for not reporting approaches by bookies and for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.
The number one all-rounder in the world has in turn taken responsibility and has thus far accepted three charges of corruption.The cricketer who has featured for Bangladesh in 46 Tests,82 ODI’s and 11 T20 Internationals and has played a vital role in making the Bengalis a formidable side was ‘extremely sad’ to have been suspended from playing the game.Nothing is more painful then not being able to play for your national side and well, the Bengali captain will have to get used to it.
In this regard skipper stated that “I am obviously extremely sad to have been banned from the game I love, but I completely accept my sanction for not reporting the approaches”. According to the information available, a bookie from India named Deepak Agarwal contacted him on WhatsApp seeking inside information during the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and tri-nation series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in the same year.