Zoysa of Sri Lanka's slams ICC over corruption verdict

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COLOMBO: Nuwan Tharanga Zoysa,  former Sri Lanka fast bowler accused the International Cricket Council of announcing that he had been found guilty of match corruption without telling him first.

The ICC said Thursday that an anti-corruption tribunal had found him guilty of three offences and that he would remain suspended until a punishment is announced.
 

Zoysa has been found guilty of breaching these three articles of the code and would remain suspended until a punishment is announced: 

Article 2.1.1 "for being party to an agreement or effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspect(s) of a match."

Article 2.1.4, which involves "directly or indirectly soliciting, inducing, enticing, instructing, persuading, encouraging or intentionally facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1."

Article 2.4.4 which deals with "failing to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations received to engage in corrupt conduct under the Code."

Zoysa has also been charged by the ICC on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants for the T10 League. Those proceedings are ongoing.

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