Independent UK – Cricket Australia will work closely with the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption unit after allegations of spot-fixing in the third Ashes Test emerged on Wednesday.

Summary

  • Cricket Australia will work closely with the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption unit after allegations of spot-fixing in the third Ashes Test emerged on Wednesday.
  • In a statement, a Cricket Australia spokesperson said: “The allegations raised by media outlets are of serious concern.
  • “Cricket Australia will co-operate fully with any ICC Anti-Corruption Unit investigation.
  • “Australian cricket has a long-standing, proactive approach to sports integrity management and Cricket Australia has a dedicated Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) to prevent corruption within Australian domestic competitions, including the BBL (Big Bash League, Australia’s domestic Twenty20 competition).
  • Our anti-corruption unit will continue working to uphold integrity in cricket focusing on education, prevention and disruption of any attempts to corrupt, including in relation to the third Test in Australia.”


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