The 32-year-old all-rounder from Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan, has been banned for two years for concealing the offer of match fixing in the Indian Premier League 2018. According to the ICC media release, Shakib Al Hasan was offered match fixing before the match played on 26 April of IPL 2018. This was the 25th match of the tournament which was played between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab.
Shakib is a part of IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad. In the IPL 2018 match played on 26 April, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Shakib Al hasan scored 28 runs off 29 balls against Kings XI Punjab. Also took 2 wickets for 18 runs in 3 overs.
According to an ICC media release, Deepak Aggarwal from Shakib Al Hasan named Shakib Al Hasan before a match against Kings XI Punjab on April 26 in IPL 2018. The person contacted who kept sending them WhatsApp messages. Deepak demanded Shakib to give the team inside information before the match. Although Shakib has claimed that he did not provide any kind of information to Deepak, he has been banned for two years for hiding this from the ICC.
When Shakib Al Hasan was going to take the field against Kings XI Punjab, Deepak Aggarwal messaged Shakib on WhatsApp and asked if such a player was playing in this match. shall include? After this, other inside information of the team was also sought through message. Apart from these messages on the day of April 26, 2018, there were many deleted messages, about which Shakib has admitted that these messages were related to seeking the inside information of the team.
Bookie had asked about Shakib’s account information, talked about bitcoin, Deepak Aggarwal had talked to Shakib Al Hasan about the bitcoin through the message and information about his dollar account. Had asked During this entire conversation, Shakib Al Hasan also expressed his desire to meet Deepak Agarwal.
It was like this that Shakib’s performance in this match was done by Shakib Al Hasan with the ball and bat in this match of IPL 2018, due to which his team got the best win. In the match, Sunrisers Hyderabad team was reduced to 132 for 6 wickets while playing first. However, in response, Kings XI Punjab’s team could score 119 runs in 19.2 overs and lost the match by 13 runs. Shakib scored 28 runs off 29 balls in this match and took two wickets for just 18 runs in 3 overs. Despite this, the player of the defeated team got the man of the match award in this match. For Punjab, his bowler Ankit Rajput took 5 wickets for 15 runs in 4 overs, for which he was given this award.