Irfan, Babar questioned by PCB’s anti-corruption unit

Irfan “does not face any immediate suspension”

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Mohammad Irfan, Zulfiqar Babar and Shahzaib Hassan have been questioned by the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption unit about alleged corruption in this year’s Pakistan Super League (PSL).

While the trio were questioned, they were not provisionally suspended and sent home like Islamabad United duo Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif.

PSL chairman Najam Sethi revealed the name of the three players that had been spoken to via Twitter.

“PCB ACU has questioned M Irfan. Inquiry will continue. He does not face any immediate suspension,” he said. “PCB ACU has questioned S Hassan and Z Babar. They will continue to play the PSL T20

“PCB ACU will remain vigilant and continue to protect the PSL T20 from the menace of corruption.”

Irfan is representing Islamabad United in the PSL, while Babar and Shahzaib are playing for the Quetta Gladiators and Karachi Kings respectively.

The trio have also played for Pakistan, with Irfan having featured in four Tests, 60 ODIs and 20 Twenty20 Internationals.

Babar has played in 15 Tests, five ODIs and seven Twenty20 Internationals, while Shahzaib has made an appearance in three ODIs and 10 Twenty20 Internationals.

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