South Asia | Sports: Sri Lankan coach gets fixing ban, skipper to meet police

Sports: Sri Lankan coach gets fixing ban, skipper to meet police

January 19, 2016 8:47 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews will appear before police on Tuesday to record a statement in connection with a match-fixing scandal that has led to the suspension of a fast bowling coach.

Angelo Mathews
Angelo Mathews

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) handed Anusha Samaranayake a two-month ban on Monday over his relationship with net bowler Gayan Wishwajith, who allegedly approached national team players to underperform during a test match against West Indies in October.

“Sri Lanka Cricket has received several complaints regarding the close acquaintance of Anusha Samaranayake and the main suspect Gayan Wishvanath, who had approached several national players for the alleged illegal activities of match-fixing,” the SLC said in a statement. Read More

 

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