"Even though the ban is technically for two and half years but my client is concerned that he can't play cricket until August 2019", Ejaz said.
The allegation relates to a match played between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi held in February, in which Sharjeel scored a single off four deliveries including two dots (balls which result in no runs).
The PCB charged national team batsmen Sharjeel and Khalid Latif under its anti-corruption code and had given them 14 days to respond to the charges.
"We are going to appeal against them", said Sharjeel's lawyer Shaigan Ijaz. "Just like the players, the PCB also has the right of appeal against the tribunal's decision", said PCB lawyer Taffazul Rizvi.
"Sharjeel is banned for five years, which has two-and-a-half year suspended, after the proceedings of the case", said Asghat Haider, who headed the three-member tribunal.More news: Kezia Dugdale has quit and it is about time too
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After the final of the PSL on March 5 in Lahore, it was chose to form a tribunal with former PCB chairman retired Lt Gen Tauqir Zia and ex-Pakistan captain Wasim Bari as its members. He said, "We were expecting acquittal on spot-fixing charges", he said. While he could have gotten a longer ban, he was let go with the minimum ban-time for each of the five charges against him. Khalid Latif also player of Islamabad United is also under investigation for the spot fixing.
His case and Hasan's is still under investigation by the tribunal.
After this ban, Sharjeel will not be able to play worldwide as well as domestic cricket.