Fact-finding committee completes initial report


LAHORE: A three-man fact-finding committee has completed its initial report on the runaway Pakistan wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider.
An official of the board said that the committee has completed its initial findings and it will soon send it to the board for further action.
The official said that apart from the PCB the ICC is also holding an inquiry into the matter and the final decision rests with the board and the ICC.
Haider fled to Britain during the ODI series to seek asylum claiming that he received death threats when he refused to fix two matches.
Announcing his retirement from international cricket after arriving in London, Haider said he had been approached in Dubai by a person who asked him to fix the fourth and fifth games against South Africa. His central contract was subsequently suspended by the PCB, which is unhappy with the player’s decision to desert the team just hours before its final ODI against South Africa.