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Sri Lanka coach charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

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31st October 2018

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Sri Lankan bowling coach Nuwan Zoysa with three counts of breaching the

ICC Anti-Corruption Code <https://www.icc-cricket.com/about/integrity/anti-corruption/acu-publications.>. Mr Zoysa has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect. The charges are as follows:


Article 2.1.1 – being party to an effort to fix or contrive or to otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspect of an International match.


Article 2.1.4 – directly soliciting, inducing, enticing or encouraging a player to breach Code Article 2.1.1.


Article 2.4.4 – failing to disclose to the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit full details of any approaches or invitations he received to engage in corrupt conduct under the


Mr Zoysa has 14 days from 1 November 2018 to respond to the charges.

The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage.

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