Bangladesh suspends ex-captain Mohammad Ashraful amid fixing probe

BCB president confirms Mohammad Ashraful has "confessed his involvement in fixing" and will be out of the game till investigation is complete.

updated: June 04, 2013 15:53 IST
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Dhaka: Former Bangladesh cricket captain Mohammad Ashraful was suspended from the sport on Tuesday after he confessed his involvement in fixing, a top cricket official said.

The International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) has been probing allegations of match-fixing during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), a Twenty20 competition.

"As Ashraful has confessed his involvement in fixing to the ACSU team, so he should not be allowed to play any level of cricket until we get a full report of the investigation," Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan told reporters.

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