Nasir Jamshed arrested in Pakistan Super League spot fixing case

Nasir Jamshed, the former Pakistan opener, have been arrested in the UK in relation to the ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in the Pakistan Super League.

Nasir Jamshed arrested in Pakistan Super League spot fixing case

Nasir Jamshed, the former Pakistan opener, have been arrested in the UK in relation to the ongoing investigation into alleged corruption in the Pakistan Super League.

The National Crime Agency (NCA) released a statement on Tuesday saying that it was "working closely" with PCB and ICC anti-corruption units and that both men had received bail.

The NCA statement said: "Two men in their thirties have been arrested by National Crime Agency officers in connection with bribery offences as part of an ongoing investigation into international cricket match spot-fixing.


"The men were arrested on Monday 13 February and have been released on bail until April 2017 pending further enquiries.

"As part of the ongoing investigation, we are working closely with the Pakistan Cricket Board and International Cricket Council's anti-corruption units. The Pakistan Cricket Board has launched its own investigation which has resulted in the suspension of three players."

Jamshed was arrested on the same day that he was provisionally suspended by the PCB, the third player to face that fate after the allegations first emerged. Pakistan openers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were provisionally suspended from the PSL last week over alleged breaches of the anti-corruption code.

Three other players were questioned by anti-corruption officers in relation to the investigation: Mohammad Irfan, Zulfiqar Babar and Shahzaib Hasan. None was suspended and they were cleared to continue playing at the PSL.