In what arrives as a shocking improvement, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to probe “match-repairing allegations” with regard to the residence Exam collection in opposition to Babar Azam-led Pakistan that was held in July. This has appear ahead only two months soon after the opposition member of the Sri Lankan parliament Nalin Bandara had built these an allegation for the residence collection that finished in a 1-1 stalemate. The match less than the scanner is the collection opener, the place Pakistan rode on opener Abdullah Shafique’s 160 to chase down 342 with four wickets in hand.
A assertion from SCL claimed, “The executive committee of SLC decided these days to invite Mr Alex Marshall, the General Supervisor of the ICC anti corruption device to Sri Lanka to investigate current allegations of match fixing made by a parliamentarian concerning the lately concluded Pakistan tour.”
It additional added, “Sri Lanka Cricket, as a entire member of the ICC and mandated to uphold the integrity of the sport at the two the countrywide and international level, thinks that it is the correct system of action to acquire in mild of the latest allegations made by the aforementioned parliamentarian, which have brought on enormous reputational injury to Sri Lanka Cricket and its stakeholders.”
The Pakistan-Sri Lanka sequence took spot amid the inexpensive crisis in the Island country, which concerned months of political unrest, electric power and gasoline shortage throughout the nation. Babar & Co. experienced won the two-match Take a look at series opener, in Galle, whereas Dimuth Karunaratne-led Lankan side levelled the series with a whopping 246-run gain in the next and closing Check, which was also shifted from Colombo to Galle.
As for each a report in Cricbuzz, the ICC would not remark on the anti-corruption issues but it will send an Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) official to carry out the investigation.