Former Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal termed the three-year ban imposed on Umar Akmal as a "very harsh" punishment, saying his youthful brother would positively problem it.
Omar was banned for 3 years on Monday by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for not giving details about contact by bookies. Former wicketkeeper batsman Kamran, who was out of the staff, expressed shock at this determination.
Kamran instructed reporters on Monday evening, "I’m shocked by the cruel punishment given to Omar. A 3-year ban is a really extreme punishment. He will certainly attraction towards it. ''
Kamran, who has performed 57 Tests, 153 ODIs and 58 T20 Internationals for Pakistan, mentioned different gamers got lesser punishment for comparable prices previously. <! –
He mentioned, "It is difficult to understand for sure because in the past other players were banned for a similar offense while Omar was given such a severe punishment."
He was referring to Mohammad Irfan and Mohammad Nawaz who have been banned for a brief interval for not informing the bookies concerning the provide.