Naveen-ul-Haq has been banned by the UAE’s ILT20 for 20 months for breaching his participant settlement with Sharjah Warriors when he “refused to sign the retention notice” for the second season of the match, to be performed in January-February subsequent yr.
The choice successfully bars Naveen from taking part in within the ILT20 in 2024 and 2025, however he has signed with Durban’s Tremendous Giants – owned by the group that owns IPL workforce Lucknow Tremendous Giants, of which he is part – within the South African SA20 league, which shall be performed nearly concurrently with the ILT20.
Warriors, who had signed Naveen on for the inaugural version of the league in 2023, had “earlier this year sent him a retention notice on the same terms and conditions,” an ILT20 assertion stated. “Sharjah Warriors approached the ILT20 to intervene in this dispute. The ILT20 first initiated a mediation process through an independent third-party mediator, however the mediation failed.”
The league’s disciplinary committee, comprising ILT20 chief government David White, head of safety and anti-corruption Col Azam, and Zayed Abbas, member of the Emirates Cricket Board, heard the factors of view of each Warriors and Naveen and examined the proof earlier than them earlier than speaking their verdict.
“We do not take pride in making this announcement but all parties are expected to comply with their contractual commitments and recognize that non-compliance can cause damage to the other party,” White stated. “Sadly, Naveen-ul-Haq did not honour his contractual obligations with the Sharjah Warriors and as such the league had no possibility however to impose this 20-month ban on him.
“The disciplinary proceedings against Naveen were conducted in a transparent manner and both parties involved were given opportunities to prepare and present their submissions.”
Naveen was one of many higher performers for Warriors within the 2023 season, ending as their joint-highest wicket-taker (11 wickets) together with Junaid Siddique. Warriors, nevertheless, had a tough time of it, profitable simply three of their ten video games to overlook the playoffs.