However, another tainted cricketer in the case, Nasir Jamshed, has now been banned for 10 years for his role in the spot-fixing in the Pakistan Super League (PSL).
He will not be given any role in cricket or management, the tribunal announced. Jamshed has also been disqualified from taking any administrative positions with regard to Pakistan for life.
Nasir Jamshed of Pakistan.
Jamshed was accused by PCB for five offences which included non-cooperation in the investigation, contact with bookies, inciting other players to take part in spot-fixing and hiding information. In December, Jamshed was handed a one-year ban for failing to co-operate with the anti-corruption unit's investigation. There are some cases which don't make you happy despite you winning it. "Because a player has destroyed his career due to spot-fixing and failure to report approaches".
Jamshed, who received a 12-month ban past year for not cooperating in the investigation, received new sentence on five other offences in a verdict which was announced on Friday.
Nasir Jamshed was charged for breaching article 2.4.6 and article 2.4.7 of the Anti-Corruption code.
Jamshed, who made his worldwide debut in 2008, has represented the Men in Green in two Tests, 48 ODIs and 18 T20Is, where he collectively scored 1,832 runs with the help of three centuries and 10 half-centuries. He made his Test debut in 2013 against South Africa but played his maiden ODI way back in 2008 against Zimbabwe.