Bangladesh national discard Nasir Hossain was charged along with seven players, officials and team owners for breaching various counts of the Anti Corruption Code during the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 League. The ICC revealed it on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday.
The tournament took place between November 19, 2021- December 4, 2021. Six teams played in the tournament.
"The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged eight players and officials for breaching different counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League (the 'Code')," ICC said in a press release.
The allegation that was brought that Nasir failed to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official (DACO)about a receipt of a gift worth over US$ 750. Nasir who played 19 Tests, 65 ODIs and 31 T20Is for Bangladesh failed to disclose to the DACO about full details of any approaches or invitations received to engage in Corrupt Conduct under the Code.
He is accused of failing or refusing, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the DACO in relation to possible Corrupt Conduct under the Code.
"The charges relate to the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 Cricket League and attempts to corrupt matches in that tournament - these attempts were disrupted. The ICC was appointed by the ECB as the Designated Anti-Corruption Official (DACO) for the purposes of the ECB's Code for this tournament and as such are issuing these charges on the ECB's behalf," the ICC release said.
Others who were charged were Krishan Kumar (co-owner of a team), Parag Sanghvi (co-owner of a team), Ashar Zaidi (batting coach) , Rizwan Javed (domestic player), Saliya Saman (domestic player), Sunny Dhilon (assistant coach), Shadab Ahmed (team manager).