The ICC launched an announcement on Friday (July 3) during which it said that its integrity unit has regarded 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 overview our present place.
“If anybody has any proof that this match or every other has been topic to match-fixing, we’d urge them to get involved with the ICC Integrity crew,” the discharge additional added.
Meanwhile, the match-fixing investigation into the 2011 World Cup ultimate between India and Sri Lanka have 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 crew choice and modifications. We are glad with their clarification. 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 ultimate was mounted. De Silva alleged that the Lankan gamers performed sub-standard cricket purposefully within the ultimate held on the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, on April 2, 2011.
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