Allegations of misconduct have been made against Bangladeshi cricketer Nasir Hossain in the T10 league in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. During the 2021 tournament, there were attempts at misconduct, although they did not materialize. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has initiated an investigation into these allegations. Among the eight individuals accused, Nasir Hossain is the only international cricketer. The others involved include the team’s owner and manager.
Specifically, Nasir Hossain is accused of violating three sections of the code. Under Section 2.4.3, he is alleged to have failed to disclose an approach to engage in corrupt conduct involving a payment of $750 USD. Under Section 2.4.4, he is accused of failing to cooperate with the investigation into potential misconduct. Additionally, Section 2.4.6 has been violated, which pertains to attempting to influence improperly the outcome of a match.
Nasir Hossain had played for the Pune Devils in the T10 league in 2021, and he also served as the captain of the team. He played six matches during the tournament, scoring 27 runs and taking three wickets.
In addition to Nasir, the ICC has lodged allegations against Krishna Kumar Dinesh Karthik, Parag Sunil Saraf, Azhar Javed, Rizwan Javed, Saliya Saman, and Shadab Ahmed. Among them, Nasir and Shadab have been banned from participating in any cricket-related activities while the investigation is ongoing. All accused individuals are required to respond to the allegations within 14 days. Nasir Hossain has a notable international cricket career representing Bangladesh in Tests, ODIs, and T20Is, having played his last international match in January 2018. He also played in the T10 Global League in the United States in August.