Pakistan skipper Babar Azam was fined by the visitors police on Monday for not having a driver’s licence and a lane violation.
In line with the visitors police, the nationwide cricket crew skipper was fined Rs2,000 on September 17 in Lahore’s Gulberg.
Police officers mentioned that Babar was first stopped for lane violation however after he was questioned, they learnt that he was driving and not using a licence.
The nationwide crew skipper is making ready to guide the Pakistan crew in subsequent month’s cricket World Cup in India.
The crew was going through an unsure state of affairs as a consequence of a delay within the issuance of their visa by the Indian authorities. Nonetheless, the uncertainty surrounding Pakistan’s participation within the World Cup ended as India lastly issued visas to the Pakistan crew earlier at this time, the governing Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) mentioned.
The ICC’s affirmation got here after the complaints of a delay within the strategy of visa issuance.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had written to the governing physique complaining a few visa delay which, it mentioned, had disrupted the crew’s preparation for the showpiece occasion throughout the border.
“Visas have been issued to the Pakistan team,” an ICC spokesperson instructed Reuters with out elaborating additional.
PCB spokesperson Umar Farooq confirmed to Reuters they’ve been requested to gather their passports from the Indian Excessive Fee in Islamabad.
India and Pakistan have suspended bilateral cricket, due to soured political relations between the neighbours, and play one another solely in multi-team occasions just like the World Cup and Asia Cup.