2011 World Cup: No reason to doubt integrity of final, says ICC ACU head: Sri Lankan police dropped a felony investigation into the 2011 cricket World Cup last, saying they discovered no proof of match-fixing by gamers to let their Indian opponents win.
2011 World Cup: No reason to doubt integrity of final, says ICC ACU head2011 World Cup: No reason to doubt integrity of final, says ICC ACU head
India received ICC World Cup 2011 after Sri Lanka within the last. (Reuters Picture)
- We’ve no motive to doubt the integrity of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Last 2011: ICC
- Marshall reiterated that ICC takes all allegations of match-fixing severely
- ICC Integrity Unit has appeared into the allegations concerning World Cup Last
The ICC on Friday mentioned there isn’t a motive to doubt the integrity of the 2011 World Cup last by which India defeated Sri Lanka, asserting that it has not been supplied any proof that might benefit an investigation into the sport.
The world physique’s assertion got here after Sri Lanka Police’s particular investigation division on Friday known as off a probe into allegations by former sports activities minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the ultimate was mounted by “sure events” in Sri Lanka. the police mentioned it discovered proof supporting Aluthgamage’s unsubstantiated claims.
“We’ve no motive to doubt the integrity of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Last 2011,” ICC’s Anti Corruption Unit Normal Supervisor Alex Marshall mentioned in an announcement.
“The ICC Integrity Unit has appeared into the latest allegations concerning the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Last 2011,” Marshall mentioned.
“Right now, we’ve not been introduced with any proof that helps the claims made or which might benefit launching an investigation beneath the ICC Anti-Corruption Code,” the ACU head additional acknowledged.
The previous Sri Lankan Sports activities Minister’s claims that the ICC was despatched a letter alleging fixing was additionally rubbished by Marshall.
“There isn’t any report of any letter concerning this matter despatched by the then Sri Lanka Sports activities Minister to the ICC and senior ICC workers on the time have confirmed they haven’t any recollection of receiving any such letter which might have led to an investigation,” Marshall mentioned.
He reiterated that ICC takes all allegations of match-fixing severely.
“We take all allegations of this nature extraordinarily severely and will we obtain any proof to corroborate the claims, we’ll overview our present place.”
“If anybody has any proof that this match or some other has been topic to match-fixing, we’d urge them to get in touch with the ICC Integrity crew,” Marshall mentioned whereas concluding the assertion.
Three former Sri Lanka captains Aravinda D’Silva (chairman of selectors in the course of the 2011 World Cup), Kumar Sangakkara (captain) and Mahela Jayawardene (centurion within the last) recorded their statements earlier than the probe was known as off.