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LHC issues Chairman PCB notice on match-fixing case
| Updated at: 1106 PST, Tuesday, August 31, 2010|
LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has issued notices to Sports Minister Ijaz Jakhrani and Chairman PCB Ijaz Butt, summoning duo on September 7 in response to petition in connection with match fixing allegation on Pakistani players in Lord’s Test, Geo News reported.
The petitioner Advocate Ishtiaq Chaudhry pleaded before court that players, involved in match fixing allegations, have maligned name of Pakistan worldwide, seeking stern punishment for them.
The petitioner also recommended honorable court for banning involved players from all forms of cricket for lifetime.
Consequently, LHC issued notices to PCB Chairman and Sports Minister to appear before court on September 7.