Sanath Jayasundara charged under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code

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17th May 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Sanath Jayasundara with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Mr Jayasundara, a performance analyst at Sri Lanka Cricket, has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect. The charges are as follows:

1.

Article 2.1.3 – offering a bribe or other Reward to the Sri Lankan Sports Minister to contrive in any way or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match

OR (in the alternative)

Article 2..1.1 – contriving in any way or otherwise influencing improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match

AND

2.

Article 2.4.7 – obstructing or delaying an ACU investigation into possible corrupt conduct under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code Mr Jayasundara has 14 days to respond to the charges.

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

The ICC Anti-Corruption Code can be found here <https://www.icc-cricket.com/about/cricket/rules-and-regulations/playing-conditions>.

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