Jayasuriya responds to corruption charges

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex- Sri Lanka Captain charged under ICC anti- Corruption code.

Sanath says he has acted with “integrity” after being charged with corruption. The International

Cricket Council charged Jayasuriya on Monday with two breaches of its anti-corruption code.

Jayasuriya responds to corruption charges

Jayasuriya responds to corruption charges

Sri Lankan player says the charges “do not contain allegations pertaining to match fixing,

pitch fixing or any other similar corrupt activity”.

Sanath Statement:

“The charges alleget that I have not been cooperative and not assisted their investigations.”

The 49 year old has 14 days to respond to charges.

The charges by cricket’s governing body against Jayasuriya pertained to him refusing to hand over his

mobile phone to ICC authorities for “personal reasons”

He is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation and concealing, tampering with or destroy evidence.

The charges related to “failure or refusal to cooperate with and obstructing or delaying any investigation

carried out by the ACU.

Sanath Twite:

Jayasuriya responds to corruption charges

Earlier in the month, Alex Marshall general manager of the ICC anti-corruption unit revealed that a serious investigation was ongoing with regards to allegations of serious corruption in Sri Lanka cricket.

He was player of the Tournament as Sri Lanka won the World Cup in 1996.

Jayasuriya Info:

Sanath Jayasuriya has been at the vanguard of Sri Lanka ascent as a cricketing power,

and his rise as a fear international batsman has coincide with Sri Lanka’s rise as a force to be reckon with in international cricket.

Name: Sanath Jayasuriya

DOB:  Jun30, 1969

Role: All Rounder

Batting Style: left Handed Bat

Bowling Style: left-arm Orthodox

Name Matches Runs HS Wickets 100 50 SR
Test 110 6973 340 98 14 31 65.27
ODI 445 13430 189 323 28 68 91.22
T20 31 629 88 19 0 4 129.16
IPL 30 768 114 13 1 4 144.36


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