Former SL skipper Sanath Jayasuirya admits guilt, banned by ICC for corruption

A bombshell hit Sri Lanka cricket when its former Chief Selector and ex skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was banned for two years after admitting to violating anti-corruption code as part of ICC's widespread probe into match fixing in Sri Lankan cricket.

After being charged in Oct 2018, Jayasuriya immediately declared his innocence. Jayasuriya finally admitted to "concealing, tampering with or destroying evidence".

Jayasuriya was the Chairman of Selectors when he came under scrutiny of this ICC investigation. He had retired from playing in 2012 but wielded enormous influence as Chief Selector and a junior minister in the government. 

Feb 2019.

Related Videos

Match fixing bombshell: Former skipper Sanath Jayasuriya charged by ICC

Spot fixing concern: Why did Sanga order no ball?

ClipDex Details

Matches Tagged in ClipDex

Series Tagged in ClipDex

Players Tagged in ClipDex

Jayasuriya, Sanath T  

Grounds Tagged in ClipDex

Categories Tagged in ClipDex

Controversies & Issues   Match Fixing  

No comments received so far. (U09)
Share with
What are these?
around the world
CricketCrowd Articles