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Umar Akmal reports fixing approach

Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal has reported a fixing approach made to him during his ongoing stint at the Global T20 Canada league by a former Pakistan Test cricketer, suggest reports.
The former international has reported the approach to the Pakistan Cricket Board and the matter is being looked into by the Canadian league’s anti-corruption team.
Several high-profile Pakistani cricketers, including former captains Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Shahid Afridi, are featuring in the Canadian league.
The 29-year-old Umar Akmal is part of the Winnipeg Hawks and has reportedly named an official of his franchise.
Failure to report a fixing approach can lead to a maximum ban of five years.