April 1, 2008

Shoaib Akhtar has been banned for five years

Rawalpindi Express Shoeb Akter has been banned for five years for the violations of the playersr code conduct, PCB Chairman Nasim Ashraf told it to the press conference. You all know that Shoeb Akher was first banned during the Twenty20 inaugural world cup which was took place in South Africa by misbehaving with his teammate. Although he was punished just for a short time but now, it is a five years sentence.

The Hindu reported that "Shoaib can't play for Pakistan or anywhere in Pakistan. But he is free to play in the Indian Premier League which is not in our jurisdiction," Ashraf said. "Shoaib's presence damaged Pakistan cricket at every level and he has been banned from playing in any form of cricket. PCB has lost confidence on Shoaib," Ashraf said in a strongly worded decision by the Board.

After forcing the punishment Shoeb Akater will not allow to play any kinds of cricket in Pakistan but it will not make any barrage playing IPL.