Pakistan’s cricket team has been associated with match-fixing issues for many years. Recently, Umar Akmal has also been announced a three-year ban for violating Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) anti-corruption code. Zulqarnain Haider says that this practice is very common in the world of cricket. He moreover explains how Match-fixing is done, what are the tactics used, what are the rates, and how favoritism takes priority over merit and talent in Pakistan.
Zulqarnain Haider opened up that famous crickets such as Wasim Akram, Asif Iqbal, and Mohammad Amir are also connected to numerous scandals and rumors regarding match-fixing.
He explained that the frequency of this practice is common and more than 15 players have been tagged with this violation. He talks about an entire mafia being involved in match fixing where they derive strategies and provide opportunities to different players to play internationally.
Zulqarnain Haider’s himself has a career of 20 years of cricket where he states that he has not been involved in such illegal activity and also he reported such activities if found any to the cricket board.
His interview is exhilarating as he exposes the underworld mafia of match fixing in cricket world. He emphasis that cricket is a sport that the entire nation feels absolute passionate about hence such activities bring shame to the game and the players aswell.