Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal will have to wait for a few more days to know the fate of his appeal against the three-year ban imposed on him by the PCB’s anti-corruption tribunal as the CAS has reserved its judgement.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) held a seven-hour virtual hearing, chaired by an England-based adjudicator, who reserved the verdict after listening to the arguments.

“Lawyers representing the Pakistan Cricket Board and Umar both submitted their arguments and details before the CAS via video link,” a source close to the batsman said.

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The batsman filed the appeal with the CAS after an independent adjudicator of the Pakistan Cricket Board reduced his ban from three-years to 18 months.

Justice (retd) Fakhir Muhammad Khokar had reduced Umar’s ban in late July despite the PCB’s contention that the batsman…

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