Former Pakistan wicket-keeper Zulqarnain Haider has admitted that he deserted his team midway through a series as he feared for his life and has asked the ICC to monitor suspected players phone calls and movements to eradicate corruption from the game. In a hurriedly convened press conference at a restaurant in Southall on Wednesday, Haider confirmed that he had met ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit and spoke at length about his decision to abandon his team in the middle of an ODI series against South Africa in Dubai earlier this week after receiving death threats. "It was very hard for me when I got threats from one person in Dubai. I just felt very nervous that he gave me threats," he said.