Only a week after the UAE had its fourth player stood down after anti-corruption charges, Shakib Al Hasan – the world number one ranked all-rounder in ODIs – has been banned from all cricket from two years, with one year of that suspended, it was announced by the ICC today.

Shakib Al Hasan accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges are as follows:

  1. Article 2.4.4 – Failure to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations he received to engage in Corrupt Conduct – in relation to the Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe Tri-Series in January 2018 and / or the 2018 IPL
  2. Article 2.4.4 – Failure to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations he received to engage in Corrupt Conduct – in relation to a second approach in respect of the Tri-Series in January 2018
  3. Article 2.4.4 – Failure to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations he received to engage in Corrupt Conduct – in relation to an IPL 2018 match between Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kings XI Punjab on 26 April 2018.

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