KARACHI, December 1- Pakistan cricket establishment have approved the setting-up of a "vigilance and security division" to fight altered form in the game, a month after three top players were jailed for spot-fixing.
Pakistan Cricket Board has been criticized for failing to conflict graft, painted by the sentence of former Test captain Salman Butt and pacemen Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer over their role in fixing part of a Lord's Test touching England last year.The Pakistan Cricket Board governing board met in Lahore on Tuesday and official the new branch, which it said would be headed by an older retired police or army officer."The allotment will be in charge for monitoring and supervision issues related to version and security," a PCB report released on Thursday said.
New PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf said in the United Arab Emirates last month that stringent measures would be bring into place "so that our players, where they are, don't get in contact with people who try to pull them into such depressing activity."Pakistan cricket has been shattered by allegation of match-fixing since 1995 when Australian trio Shane Warne, Tim May and Mark Waugh supposed then captain Salim Malik accessible them bribes to underperform during a tour to Pakistan.
A judicial inquiry finished in life ban for Malik and paceman Ata-ur Rehman. It in addition fined Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, Saeed Anwar, Inzamam-ul Haq, Mushtaq Ahmed and Akram Raza.After the spot-fixing talk last year, the International Cricket Council came along hard on Pakistan, forcing them to form a truth committee to look into players' assets and behavior.