The International Cricket Council has charged cricket organiser and former employee of Sharjah cricket stadium Irfan Ansari under the anti-corruption code.

According to ICC, the charges relate to an incident in which, Ansari approached Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfraz Ahmed during an ODI series against Sri Lanka in UAE last year.

Sarfaraz Ahmed had immediately reported the approach to the Pakistan Cricket Board.

The charges include directly soliciting, inducing, enticing or encouraging a participant to breach the anti-corruption code.

Irfan Ansari has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect.

The ICC has given Ansari 14 days to respond to the charges.

Source: Radio Pakistan