Court upholds Afridi cricket ban

June 9, 2011 11:30 pm1 commentViews:


Sindh High Court on Thursday upheld Pakistan Cricket Board call to revoke permission for former captain Shahid Afridi to play abroad, adjourning till June sixteen the hearing of his petition against the Cricket Board.

PCB suspended Afridi’s central contract, revoked all his no-objection certificates (NOCs) which might have allowed him to play in England and Sri Lanka and served him with a show-cause notice last week.

A SHC bench includes of Chief Justice Mushir Alam and Justice Aqeel Abbasi Thursday heard the petition of Shahid Afridi against the board.

PCB lawyer Tafazzul Rizvi challenged the court jurisdiction within the case.

On Tuesday, the Sindh high court ordered the PCB to adjourn a disciplinary committee meeting, before that Afridi was ordered to look on, and summoned PCB officers to look in court on Thursday.

The court asked the PCB counsel to submit an in depth reply to the petition filed by Afridi.


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