PCB suspends Afridi contract

June 1, 2011 | Cricket, General

PCB suspends Afridi contractThe PCB has responded to Shahid Afridi’s retirement by suspending his central contract and putting together a showcause notice detailing several breaches of the code of conduct, which he will be expected to respond to within a week.

Announcing his retirement to a TV channel, the board said in a press release, was in itself a breach of Clause 2.1.4 of the Central Contract dealing with Covenants of the Cricketer.

Afridi’s criticism of the board officials in the same interview to Geo TV also constituted a breach. “In passing disparaging remarks about the board and its officials, Shahid Afridi is in breach of Clause 4.4 dealing with Media obligations.

From: Cricinfo

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