The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged Nuwan Zoysa for breaching 4 counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League (the ‘Code’) and Avishka Gunawardene for two counts.
The costs relate to the T10 Cricket League played in the UAE in December 2017. The ICC was appointed by the ECB because the Designated Anti-Corruption Official for the purposes of the ECB’s Code for this match and as such are issuing these charges at the ECB’s behalf.
The prices follow a current amnesty to individuals who had formerly failed to report any statistics regarding corrupt conduct in Sri Lankan cricket.
The former Sri Lanka gamers were charged with the following offences below the Code:
Mr Nuwan Zoysa:
Article 2.1.1 – for being party to an agreement to influence improperly the end result, progress, conduct or other aspect(s) of a fit.
Article 2.1.4 – Directly or in a roundabout way soliciting, inducing, enticing, educating, persuading, encouraging or deliberately facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1.
Article 2.4.Four – Failing to disclose to the ACU complete information of any tactics or invites received to engage in corrupt conduct underneath the Code.
Article 2.Four.6 – Failing or refusing, without compelling justification to cooperate with any investigation performed by way of the ACU with regards to possible Corrupt Conduct beneath the Code
Mr Zoysa is already suspended because of being charged with 3 breaches of the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Code in November remaining year, these charges are pending dedication.
That provisional suspension remains in complete pressure and effect and Mr Zoysa has moreover been provisionally suspended below the ECB Code pending the willpower of these new expenses.
Mr Avishka Gunawardene:
Article 2.1.Four – Directly or in a roundabout way soliciting, inducing, engaging, teaching, persuading, encouraging or deliberately facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1.
Article 2.4.5 – Failing to disclose to the ACU (without pointless postpone) complete information of any incident, reality, or count number that comes to the eye of a Participant that can evidence Corrupt Conduct underneath the Anti-Corruption Code by using every other Participant.
Mr Gunawardene has also been provisionally suspended below the ECB Code pending the dedication of these fees.
Mr Zoysa and Mr Gunawardene have 14 days from 9 May 2019 to reply to the fees. The ICC will no longer make any in addition comment in admire of these expenses at this level.
The media launch issued after Mr Zoysa’s earlier charges can be located here.