Special Investigations Unit Set Up By Sri Lanka’s Sports Ministry, Over Allegations Of Match-Fixing In The 2011 World Cup Final

By Bet Barter

July 2, 2020

Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Aravinda de Silva and Upul Tharanga have all been gathered. They show up before a unique examination unit set up by Sri Lanka’s Sports Ministry. It was over claims of match-fixing in the 2011 World Cup last. The charges were made by Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who was the games serve at that point. And is looking for re-appointment in parliamentary surveys one month from now.

In spite of the fact that Aluthgamage has guaranteed that he is in control of proof that fixing happened. Nothing considerable has been made open. The ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has never communicated the latter was under uncertainty either. A senior ICC official at the time has uncovered to ESPNcricinfo. They don’t recollect having gotten any grumblings about possible pollution in that organization. What’s more, independently, a senior authority from the competition sorting outboard has additionally affirmed to ESPNcricinfo. No objection identified with defilement has been recorded in regards to that game.

Aluthgamage claimed about the four changes Sri Lanka made to their XI for the final

Comprehensively, Aluthgamage’s claims have all the earmarks of being about the four changes Sri Lanka made to their XI for the final. Regardless, Sangakkara (who was captain), Jayawardene (who was bad habit commander) and de Silva (who was boss selector) have on and on said that those movements were rushed by wounds to two players – Angelo Mathews and Muttiah Muralitharan – upheld during the semi-last. Muralitharan had the choice to play the last, anyway has since said he had not been totally fit. Mathews, then, was the player who offered to even out to the XI, and his exit from the side is said to have changed the batsmen/bowler piece that Sri Lanka had been using for an extraordinary piece of the World Cup.

De Silva had given evidence before the assessments unit on Tuesday, while Tharanga had appeared before the unit on Wednesday. Sangakkara and Jayawardene will show up either side of the end of the week.

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