Match-fixing approach made to Umar Akmal in Global T20

The Global T20 hit the news again today, after yesterday’s reports of pay disputes. Numerous new sources are reporting that Pakistan international Umar Akmal (playing for the Winnipeg Hawks) was approached by a former Pakistan player with a match fixing offer. He reported the approach to the anti-corruption unit of the ICC. Worldwide interest in the Global T20 is likely in many cases founded on the massive underground betting industry that underlies the match fixing incidents of the last few years, so such an approach is not surprising, but concerning,
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