The Mirror – England’s planned tour to Sri Lanka later this year has been thrown into doubt after a ‘match-fixing’ plot was uncovered.

Summary

  • England’s planned tour to Sri Lanka later this year has been thrown into doubt after a ‘match-fixing’ plot was uncovered.
  • The International Stadium in Galle where the alleged plot has been ‘planned’ (Image: Getty Images) England playing in Galle (Image: Getty) Alex Marshall, head of the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit, told The Telegraph: “We will take the contents of the programme and any allegations it may make very seriously.
  • England’s tour to Sri Lanka has been thrown into doubt (Image: AFP) The footage involves former cricketer Robin Morris from Mumbai, Tharindu Mendis, a player from Colombo, and Tharanga Indika, a member of staff at Galle International Stadium.
  • When an undercover reporter asks when the next fix would take place, Morris says: “England v Sri Lanka.”
  • Morris, who allegedly asks the reporters for 30 per cent of any winning bet, says Indika had already doctored a pitch last July for a Test between Sri Lanka and India.


Read more…