Twenty four cricketers from around the world were banned from all cricketing activities for the different terms for match-fixing and violation of ICC code during the last 19 years.
Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is the 3rd Bangladeshi cricketers to face the ban.
Earlier, former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful was initially banned for eight-year for his involvement in match-fixing in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) season 2013, Later, his suspension was reduced to five years.
Shariful Haque was the other Bangladeshi cricketer who was banned in September 2012 for indefinite period due to approaching players to fix a Bangladesh Premier League match.
The offense occurs when a match is played with completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game and often the law. In particular, players have been approached by the bookmakers and bribed to throw matches or aspects of matches (such as the toss), or provide other essential information.
Besides, Sri Lanka legendary cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya also faced two years suspension for non-cooperation with ICC.
International Cricket Council's anti-corruption panel charged one of Sri Lank'as biggest sporting icons, Sanath Jayasuriya of breaching the ICC's code of conduct.
The accusations pertaining to Jayasuriya, were two-fold. The first was his "failure to provide accurately and completely any information and/or documentation requested" by the anti-corruption unit with an investigation into alleged match-fixing in the country. The second was him "concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct".
Fixing has happened in both international - including Test matches and One Day Internationals or in domestic cricket issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and or by the respective cricket board.
Pakistani top order batsman Saleem Malik was the first cricketer who faced the ban for a lifetime in 2000, followed by another Pakistani Asta-Ur-Rehman, Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, Indian vice-captain Ajay Jadeja, Ajay Sharma, Manoj Prabhakar (India), South Africa captain Hansie Cronje, Herschelle Gibbs, Henry Williams South Africa), Maurice Odumbe (Kenya), Marlon Samuels (West Indies), Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif, Salman Butt, Danish Kaneria (Pakistan), Mohammad Ashraful, Shariful Haque (Bangladesh), Lou Vincent (New Zealand), Kaushal Lokuarachchi (Sri Lanka), Gulam Bodi (South Africa), Irfan Ahmed (Hong Kong), Thami Tsolekile, Lonwabo Tsotsobe (South Africa) and Shirjeel Khan (Pakistan).