Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan has been hit with a two-year ban from all cricket for corruption offences.
Shakib failed to report 'approaches or invitations to engage in corrupt conduct' and the all-rounder will now face the consequences.
“I am obviously extremely sad to have been banned from the game I love, but I completely accept my sanction for not reporting the approaches," he said.
"The ICC ACU is reliant on players to play a central part in the fight against corruption and I didn’t do my duty in this instance.
“Like the majority of players and fans around the world, I want cricket to be a corruption free sport and I am looking forward to working with the ICC ACU team to support their education programme and ensure young players don’t make the same mistake I did.”
The charges relate to the tri-series between Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe and an IPL clash between between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab last year.
Shakib is currently ranked as the world's best all-rounder in one-day cricket and enjoyed a stellar World Cup in England over the summer.
Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – Integrity said: “Shakib Al Hasan is a highly experienced international cricketer. He has attended many education sessions and knows his obligations under the Code. He should have reported each of these approaches.
“Shakib has accepted his errors and cooperated fully with the investigation. He has offered to assist the Integrity Unit in future education, to help younger players to learn from his mistakes. I am happy to accept this offer.”
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