Day After, The (Asia) – Banned Bangladesh’s batsman Mohammad Ashraful is hoping to make a comeback to international cricket with his five-year ban for match-fixing and spot-fixing charges all set to be over in three days.

Summary

  • Banned Bangladesh’s batsman Mohammad Ashraful is hoping to make a comeback to international cricket with his five-year ban for match-fixing and spot-fixing charges all set to be over in three days.
  • Ashraful was suspended for three years from domestic cricket and five years from international cricket for his involvement in match and spot-fixing in the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
  • With the international ban ending on August 13, the 34-year-old will be eligible to represent the national side.
  • In June 2014, the BPL’s anti-corruption tribunal had banned Ashraful for eight years beside fining 10 lakh Bangladeshi Taka.
  • However later in September of the same year, the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s disciplinary panel reduced the ban to five years.

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