Sharjeel Khan arrives at Gaddafi Stadium for rehab program
LAHORE: Pakistani cricketer Sharjeel Khan on Monday arrived at the Gaddafi Stadium Lahore for scheduling his rehabilitation program with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti-corruption unit.
Accompanied by his counsel Sheghan Ejaz, Sharjeel Khan called on PCB’s Legal and Anti-Corruption Department here. Sheghan said his client would complete the rehab program as soon as possible.
The left-handed batsman had told the board about his willingness to participate in the rehab program. He was suspended during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in Dubai in February 2017, after allegations of spot-fixing were levelled on him.
Sharjeel was banned for five years, then his punishment was reduced to two and a half years by the anti-corruption tribunal of the PCB The punishment has ended on August 10. Now, he would undergo the rehabilitation program before resuming cricket.
The 30-year-old has represented Pakistan in one Test, 25 ODIs and 15 T20s.