Pakistan’s Cricket Board has suspended the contract of wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider after failing to make contact with him in the wake of his departure for England.
“The contract of Zulqarnain Haider has been suspended for violating its terms and conditions,” the PCB said in a report on Wednesday.
The report also said that the PCB had so far unsuccessful in its efforts to contact the player.
Zulqarnain fled the team’s hotel in Dubai on Monday, hours before the fifth and final one-dayer against South Africa, and flew to London.
The 24-year-old said he feared for his security after being ordered to cooperate with match-fixers.