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Shoaib Malik Heads To Dubai Amid BPL 2024 Fixing Allegations

Shoaib Malik Heads To Dubai Amid BPL 2024 Fixing Allegations

Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has dispelled rumors surrounding his player position with Fortune Barishal in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2024. The all-rounder came under public scrutiny after delivering three no-balls during an over in a match against another BPL team. In response to the allegations, Malik abruptly departed for the UAE, leaving the public surprised.

Taking to the social media platform X, Malik addressed the situation, stating, “I had a thorough discussion with our captain, Tamim Iqbal, and we mutually planned the way forward. I had to leave Bangladesh for a pre-committed media engagement in Dubai.” He extended his best wishes to Fortune Barishal for their upcoming matches and offered support if needed, emphasizing his ongoing passion for the game.

Read more: Fortune Barishal Denies Shoaib Malik Match-Fixing Allegations

In his statement, Malik urged fans to exercise caution regarding recent rumors. “I want to make it clear that I strongly refute these baseless rumors. It’s crucial for everyone to verify information before believing and spreading it. Falsehoods can harm reputations and create unnecessary confusion. Let’s prioritize accuracy and rely on credible sources to ensure a clear understanding of the facts. Thank you for your understanding and diligence,” he concluded.

Concurrently, Fortune Barishal rejected spot-fixing allegations against Malik as baseless. They urged the public not to believe in rumors, asserting that the Pakistani player deserves respect. The team’s stance aligns with Malik’s refutation of the accusations, emphasizing the importance of relying on credible information to avoid the potential harm caused by unfounded speculations.