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Sanath Jayasuria charged with breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Sri Lanka legend Sanath Jayasuria has been charged with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption code. The former Sri Lanka opening batsman has been given 14 days from 15 October 2018 to respond.

According to a statement released by the cricket governing body, Jayasuriya has been charged with the following offences under the Code:

Article 2.4.6 – Failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU, including failure to provide accurately and completely any information and/or documentation requested by the ACU as part of such investigation.

Article 2.4.7 – Obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code.

The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage, added the statement.

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