The ICC launched an announcement on Friday (July 3) wherein it said that its integrity unit has appeared into the matter.
“The ICC Integrity Unit has looked into the recent allegations regarding the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011. At this time, we have not been presented with any evidence that supports the claims made or which would merit launching an investigation under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code,” the ICC launch mentioned.
“There is no record of any letter regarding this matter sent by the then Sri Lanka Sports Minister to the ICC and senior ICC staff at the time have confirmed they have no recollection of receiving any such letter which would have led to an investigation. We have no reason to doubt the integrity of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011.”
“We take all allegations of this nature extraordinarily severely and may we obtain any proof to corroborate the claims, we are going to assessment our present place.
“If anybody has any proof that this match or some other has been topic to match-fixing, we might urge them to get in touch with the ICC Integrity group,” the discharge additional added.
Meanwhile, the match-fixing investigation into the 2011 World Cup closing between India and Sri Lanka had been dropped by the police on Friday (July 3) as they’ve discovered no proof of Sri Lankan gamers letting India win.
A high police official advised AFP, “We questioned three two gamers and the chief selector – about group choice and adjustments. We are happy with their rationalization. The inquiry is now closed.”
Former Sri Lankan captain Aravinda de Silva had opened a Pandora’s Box when he alleged that the long-lasting closing was fastened. De Silva alleged that the Lankan gamers performed sub-standard cricket purposefully within the closing held on the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on April 2, 2011.
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