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ICC charges Sanath Jayasundara with breaching anti-corruption code

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The International Council (ICC) on Saturday charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Consequently, Jayasundara has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect.

"Article 2.1.3 - offering a bribe or other Reward to the Sri Minister to contrive in any way or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match; or Article 2..1.1 - contriving in any way or otherwise influencing improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match," charges read in a statement released by ICC.

"Article 2.4.7 - obstructing or delaying an ACU investigation into possible corrupt conduct under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code," it added.

Also, ICC has given 14 days to Jayasundra to respond to the charges.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 20:02 IST
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