Former SLC employee charged by ICC for offering bribe

Former Sri Lanka National Cricket team analyst Sanath Jayasundara has been charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on two counts, including offering a bribe to the Sports Minister.

The ICC said that Jayasundara has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Jayasundara, a performance analyst at Sri Lanka Cricket, has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect. The charges are as follows:

  1. Article 2.1.3 – offering a bribe or other Reward to the Sri Lankan Sports Minister to contrive in any way or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match

OR (in the alternative)

            Article 2..1.1 – contriving in any way or otherwise influencing improperly the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of an International Match

AND

        2. Article 2.4.7 – obstructing or delaying an ACU investigation into possible corrupt conduct under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Jayasundara has 14 days to respond to the charges.

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