Malik, who was prominent for the Northern Cricket Association, has been charged under Article 4.7.1 of the PCB’s Anti-Corruption Code. The young batsman cannot take part in any more cricket activities until the investigation is completed.
According to a PTI report, a PCB source confirmed that Zeeshan had been delayed by the anti-corruption unit from informing the authorities about spot-fixing during the investigation.
This is not the first time a Pakistani cricketer has been reprimanded by the PCB for delay in reporting a corrupt approach.
Back in 2020, the former international cricketer. Omar Akmal Failure to do so during the Pakistan Super League was banned by the country’s cricket board and immediately banned by the PCB.
Zeeshan Malik was his team’s sixth leading scorer in the 2021-22 National T20 Cup.
Malik came to light during the Under-19 World Cup 2016 where he emerged as the third highest run scorer for Pakistan.
The young batsman scored 225 runs at an average of 56.25. He made his first class debut that year.
His best performance on the first class circuit came in 2019-20 when he scored 780 runs at an average of 52. A year ago, the country scored 467 List-A runs with the help of three centuries.
In the recently concluded T20 Cup, Malik scored 123 runs at an average of 24.60. The 24-year-old ended up as the sixth highest run scorer for his team, which was knocked out by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the semi-finals.
Overall, Zeeshan has played a total of 19 First Class, 17 List A, and 21 Twenty20 matches in his career so far.
He has scored 1098 FC runs at an average of 30.50 with six 50s and a three-digit score.
As far as his white ball feats are concerned, the right-handed batsman has scored 629 List A and 586 T20 runs at an average of 37 and 27.90 respectively. His strike rate in List A cricket is 87.11 and in T20 it is 123.10.