The contaminated starter Sharjeel Khan will give lectures to his colleagues about the anti-corruption code as part of the rehabilitation
KARACHI: Dishonored Opener Sharjeel Khan He will meet with members of his Pakistan team before the Sri Lanka test series to give them a conference on the board's anti-corruption code as part of their rehabilitation program.
The PCB told Sharjeel, who returned to the networks after completing a five-year ban (half suspended) for repairing points, to meet with Pakistan team players at his camp in Rawalpindi before the first Test against Sri Lanka of December 11.
Sharjeel will not only meet with the players, but also share his experience with them and explain to them why players should adhere to the anti-corruption code clauses, said a reliable source on the board.
He said this would be the final part of Sharjeel's rehabilitation program, after which he can play again at home. Cricket and the Pakistan Super League.
The left handed opener was banned from all forms of Cricket for five years on August 30, 2017 for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred the Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier that year.
However, the PCB Anti-Corruption Court headed by Lieutenant General (rtd) Tauqir Zia after finding him guilty of violating five clauses of the PCB's anti-corruption code had said that half of his ban would remain suspended.
Sharjeel, who was playing for the Islamabad United franchise, was found guilty by the PCB Anti-Corruption Court along with other Pakistani players such as Khalid Latif (who is still fulfilling the ban), Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Nawaz, Nasir Jamshed (still enforcing the ban ) and Shahzaib. Hasan (still under prohibition).
The 30-year-old refused to speak with the media on Wednesday at the UBL sports complex where he was having net sessions.
Sharjeel's name has been included by the PCB in the players' draft for the fifth edition of the PSL that will be held on Friday in Lahore.
As part of its rehabilitation program, Sharjeel has lectured to team members under the age of 19 and domestic team players in addition to attending anti-corruption classes.