Pakistan's Ahmed Shehzad 'Faces Disciplinary Action' Over Religious Spat

Ahmed Shehzad was caught on camera telling Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan that converting to Islam assures one of a place in heaven.

updated: September 05, 2014 19:14 IST
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Pakistan's Ahmed Shehzad in cricketing action against Sri Lanka.


Karachi: The head of Pakistan's cricket board said Friday that batsman Ahmed Shahzad could face disciplinary action over a religious spat with Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan.

Television footage showed Shahzad passing a religious remark at Dilshan after the third and final one-day international in Dambulla last week.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has set up a committee to look into the matter despite Sri Lanka Cricket and Dilshan not making an official complaint.

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