Eye Witness News – BENGALURU – The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit has launched an investigation in Sri Lanka, world cricket’s governing body has said.

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  • BENGALURU – The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit has launched an investigation in Sri Lanka, world cricket’s governing body has said.
  • The ICC did not give any details as to what the nature of their investigation entailed, only that ACU officers had recently visited the country.
  • There is currently an ICC (ACU) investigation underway in Sri Lanka,“ the ACU’s General Manager Alex Marshall said in a statement on Sunday.
  • Sri Lanka Cricket said on Friday that 40 players had asked the country’s governing body to launch an investigation into allegations made in a television interview by former selector Pramodya Wickremasinghe that there had been suspicions over “unnatural match patterns” in the country.
  • “The players have drawn exception to Wickremasinghe’s serious allegations highlighting nine issues that unnatural and mysterious match patterns take place,” SLC said in a statement on their website cricketers, in a petition signed by all including both captains Dinesh Chandimal and Upul Tharanga to Sri Lanka Cricket, have .


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