No less than one Sri Lanka national cricketer was subjected to extraordinary addressing by the ICC’s Anti-Corruption authorities in the outcome of Sri Lanka’s annihilation to Bangladesh in the second Test at the P. Sara Oval last Sunday (19).
It started with an abroad phone call that the player being referred to got. Be that as it may, it has been still named as a fan-call from somebody living in the United States of America.
At the point when asked from Lakshman de Silva who is the ICC official taking care of hostile to defilement matters in Sri Lanka, he said; “Yes, we called up the player and addressed him about a phone call that he had gotten from the United States. The player immediately conveyed this to the notice of the specialists and ICC against debasement authorities who were likewise present around then met the player when the Test match was over.
“Nonetheless, we have not gone over anything that would ensnare the player up until now, yet, we need to discover the genuine points of interest of who this cricket fan is. Be that as it may, since the monies required in such dealings are huge, we have play it safe. In the meantime we additionally need to set up the bone-fides of the guest from abroad.”
De Silva stated, “In Sri Lanka charges of this nature are to a great degree uncommon where universal cricket is concerned. Be that as it may, we are kept occupied by specific individuals who continue handing-off surreptitious ball by ball analyses in cahoots with bookmakers who direct ball-by-ball wagers. Notwithstanding amid the simply finished up arrangement, we removed a few such individuals from the stadiums however the numbers are developing.”
De Silva denied reports that there were more than one individual required in this occurrence. The greatest outrage that shook Sri Lanka cricket occurred in 2010 when Sri Lanka off-spinner Suraj Randiv deliberately conveyed a no-ball to deny Indian opener Virender Sehwag from scoring a specific century.
The ball was hit for six, however the umpires flagged a no-ball.
By and by Sri Lanka Cricket organization immediately interceded and drenched the fire by forcing a one-coordinate prohibition on Randiv and a substantial fine to senior player T.M. Dilshan who provoked the bowler to act in that way. The then chief Kumar Sangakkara was likewise advised by the experts.