After banning Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan from all forms of cricket for two years, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has released details of the cricketer's conversation with a bookie named Deepak Aggarwal. (Text courtesy: ANI)
Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption code.
In a media release, ICC mentioned that Shakib was approached by Deepak Aggarwal for the first time during 2017 and since then the cricketer remained in constant touch with him.
On January 23, 2018, Shakib received another message from Aggarwal "Bro anything in this series?"
Shakib confirmed that the message was about providing Aggarwal information about the ongoing Tri-Series.
The all-rounder did not report this to the ACU or any other anti-corruption authority.
32-year-old Shakib was banned from all forms of cricket on Tuesday after he accepted the charges of breaching the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code.
Shakib will be able to play international cricket from October 29, 2020.
However, this will depend on him satisfying the conditions in respect of the suspended part of the sanction.