The batter featured in five matches in the recently concluded National T20 Cup
The PCB has opened an investigation against the player pertaining to article 4.7.1 in its code that covers a wide range of offences, including corruption and breach of a criminal law.
Though the PCB has refused to divulge the precise offence for which Malik is being investigated, the board has barred him from participating in any activities related to cricket while the probe is carried out.
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Umar Farooq is ESPNcricinfo’s Pakistan correspondent