SLC to complain to CID on the “Pitch Fixing” incident

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SLC to complain to CID on the “Pitch Fixing” incident

Consequent to a letter received from the Minister of Sports Hon. Faiszer Musthapa PC with regard to the above, the Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket convened an Emergency Meeting this evening (27th May, 2018) and arrived at the following decisions.

1.      SLC will complain to the Criminal Investigations Department against the persons who have been allegedly involved in “Pitch Fixing” as reported in the Al Jazeera documentary.


2.      SLC decided to suspend with immediate effect the alleged individuals involved in the said incident against whom ICC is carrying out investigations.


3.      SLC will fully cooperate and offer all assistance to the ICC on its investigations on the said Al Jazeera documentary which has wider allegations globally.


4.      SLC appointed a 03 member committee consisting of Mr. Mohan de Silva, Air Commodore Roshan Biyanwila and Mr. Channa Weerakkody to submit a report within 03 days, making recommendations on the existing protocols; applying to the Management and Staff of every venue and to implement safeguards to prevent occurrences of such incidents in the future.


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