Afghanistan’s all-time top scorer, Shehzad suspended by ACB

Muhammad Shehzad, a wicket-keeper batsman who is known for his power hitting has received punishment by Afghanistan Cricket Board for breaching the code of conduct.

According to the sources, he did not adhere to the policies formed by the ACB of not travelling without seeking permission from the board. This is the second time Shahzad went against the rules, in 2018 he traveled Peshawar, Pakistan, to play local tournament without informing the board.

“Mohammad Shahzad did not attend meetings scheduled with the Discipline Committee on 20th and 25th of the last month,” ACB’s statement.

“The Discipline Committee will meet after Eid-ul Adha holidays to assess the breaches by Mohammad Shahzad and make a decision to be publicized soon. ACB has well-equipped training and practice facilities within the country and Afghan players do not require to travel abroad for such purposes.”

During the worldcup 2019, he was ruled out of the tournament after playing 2 matches due to knee injury. However, Shahzad did not accept this and called it as “Fake News.” According to him he was deliberately been called unfit and said will quit cricket.