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Cricket: SLC suspends Avishka Gunawardena

11 May 2019 - 70   - 0

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has suspended Avishka Gunawardena, after the International Cricket Council charged him under its Anti-Corruption Code.

"SLC suspended Avishka Gunawardena, the Coach (A Technical Position) of Sri Lanka ‘Emerging Team’ with immediate effect; following the ICC Charged him under the Emirates Cricket Board Anti-Corruption Code," SLC, issuing a statement, said.

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged Avishka Gunawardene for breaching two counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League.

According to the ICC; he has been charged for breaching the following two counts.

Article 2.1.4 – Directly or indirectly soliciting, inducing, enticing, instructing, persuading, encouraging or intentionally facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1.

Article 2.4.5 – Failing to disclose to the ACU (without unnecessary delay) full details of any incident, fact, or matter that comes to the attention of a Participant that may evidence Corrupt Conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code by another Participant.

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