PCB committee recommends a hefty fine on Asif for Dubai misadventure

May 31st, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, May 31(ANI): Tainted Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif may be slapped a hefty fine of upto two million rupees for his 19 day Dubai detention last year.

According to the sources privy to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the committee which is probing Asif’s Dubai detention case has recommended that he should be fined two million rupees for his misadventure.

The fine is likely to be announced on June 3 after the final hearing of the committee, The News reports.

Asif, 25, was held at Dubai airport in June last year while returning home from India, and was charged with possessing a small amount of opium.

The pacer was also banned by the Indian Premier League (IPL) after he tested positive for banned anabolic steroid, nandrolone, last summer while featuring in the inaugural season of the Twenty20 spectacle for Delhi Daredevils. (ANI)

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