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Sri Lankan sports ministry decided to quit investigation into claims that the final in 2011 was fixed

July 4, 2020

Written By,

Payel Gosh

In the wake of addressing Kumar Sangakkara, Upul Tharanga and Aravinda de Silva (boss selector during 2011 World Cup), the Sri Lankan sports service has chosen to stop the examination concerning claims that the last in 2011 was fixed. The charges raised by previous games serve MahindanandaAluthgamage.

Aluthgamage, who was the games serve during the hour of the 2011 World Cup, raised worries about the four changes Sri Lanka made in the last. Angelo Mathews didn’t highlight in the challenge while MuttiahMuralitharan played notwithstanding a physical issue. Presently with the examination dropped, the International Cricket Council has additionally explained that they haven’t found any proof of bad behaviors.

“The ICC Integrity Unit has looked into the recent allegations regarding the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011,” ICC’s Anti Corruption Unit General Manager Alex Marshall said. “At this time, we haven’t presented with any evidence that supports the claims made or which would merit launching an investigation under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

We have no reason to doubt the integrity of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011

There is no record of any letter with respect to this issue sent by the then Sri Lanka Sports Minister to the ICC and senior ICC staff at the time have affirmed they have no memory of accepting any such letter which would have prompted an examination. They have no motivation to question the respectability of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011. These people take all charges of this nature amazingly genuinely.

As the examination advanced De Silva addressed for six hours while Sangakkara met for eight hours. At that point skipper MahelaJayawardene too was approached to come in for a cross-examination yet the examination closed before his meeting.

Jayawardene scored a century to help Sri Lanka post 274 for 6 in the last in Mumbai. India, in any case, figured out how to pursue down the objective with six wickets close by after GautamGambhir’s 97 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s unbeaten 79-ball 91.

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Written By,

Payel Gosh