Previous Pakistan opener Khalid Latif on Saturday boycotted the procedures of a spot settling hearing after a tribunal declined to give him a duplicate of his recorded meeting.
The 31-year-old batsman stands blamed for endeavoring to spot-settle, tolerating an offer by a bookmaker which he didn’t report, and baiting different players into the intrigue.
His case is at present being heard by a three-part tribunal assembled to settle on the outrage which risen amid the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in the United Arab Emirates in February and March.
Latif’s legal counselor Badre Alam said he had rejected the tribunal since it declined to give his customer a duplicate of his meeting, recorded by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) hostile to debasement tribunal in February.
“We have requested the recording of Khalid’s meeting which is our privilege yet the tribunal has rejected it,” Alam told correspondents. “Until that (meeting is given) we won’t proceed with the procedures, we disclosed to them we are not fleeing but rather we are talking in legitimate terms.”
PCB legal counselor Taffazul Rizvi said tribunal could continue even without Latif’s nearness. “In the event that a player or member is not showing up before tribunal, from the begin or from the center, then the tribunal has finish appropriate to listen the rest of the case according to the law and give the choice,” said Rizvi.
The PCB said the video meeting was directed by its against debasement unit on February 19 and contains a confession booth proclamation from Latif.
The primary charges for Latif are baiting different players to partake in the settling and not revealing the offers.
The Pakistan Cricket Board on Friday said it had seized bat grasps given to Latif by a bookmaker which the Islamabad United opener was purportedly expected to use to demonstrate he would take an interest in a spot-settle.