The ICC on Friday said there is no motivation to question the trustworthiness of the 2011 World Cup last in which India vanquished Sri Lanka, attesting that it has not been given any proof that would justify an examination concerning the game. The world body’s announcement came after Sri Lanka Police’s exceptional examination division on Friday canceled a test into charges by previous games serve Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the last was fixed by “specific gatherings” in Sri Lanka.
The police said it found no proof supporting Aluthgamage’s unconfirmed cases.
“We have no motivation to question the respectability of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011,” ICC’s Anti Corruption Unit General Manager Alex Marshall said in an announcement.
“The ICC Integrity Unit has investigated the ongoing charges with respect to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011,” Marshall said.
“As of now, we have not been given any proof that bolsters the cases made or which would justify propelling an examination under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code,” the ACU head additionally expressed.
The previous Sri Lankan Sports Minister’s cases that the ICC was sent a letter charging fixing was additionally rubbished by Marshall.
“There is no record of any letter with respect to this issue sent by the then Sri Lanka Sports Minister to the ICC and senior ICC staff at the time have affirmed they have no memory of accepting any such letter which would have prompted an examination,” Marshall said. He emphasized that ICC pays attention to all charges of match-fixing.
“We take all charges of this nature incredibly truly and should we get any proof to substantiate the cases, we will audit our present position.”