Akram Raza reinstated as umpire
Akram Raza, the former Pakistan offspinner, has been reinstated to the Pakistan Cricket Board umpiring panel, following his suspension for his alleged involvement in an illegal betting racket. He was arrested and charged by police following a raid on bookmakers in Lahore. After year-long proceedings in a Lahore court, he regained his PCB role.
The PCB today announced the 2012-13 domestic season calendar with Raza named as a match official for the inaugural President’s Trophy Grade 1. Javed Miandad, PCB director general, defended his appointment, saying the umpire had produced proof that he…
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