The International Court of Arbitration for Sport initiated proceedings on the petitions of the PCB and Umar Akmal.
According to sources, either side have been directed to submit a written reply of their protection inside 20 days. Test cricketer's authorized staff has confirmed receiving a letter from the International Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Umar Akmal's lawyer Khawaja Ameez says that he has began work to arrange a place in his protection, the reply shall be ready in a number of days. The date for listening to of the case shall be mounted after the submission of reply by each the events. The choice of this case is prone to be pronounced in three months.
In the cricket corruption case, the PCB had approached the International Sports Arbitration Court in opposition to the discount of Umar Akmal's sentence from three years to 1 and a half years by an impartial tribunal.