Avishka Gunawardene. (ICC Picture)
DUBAI: An impartial anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC on Monday cleared former Sri Lanka participant Avishka Gunawardene of corruption expenses, permitting him to renew participation in cricket-related actions with fast impact.
Gunawardene was dealing with two expenses below the Emirates Cricket Board‘s Anti-Corruption Code.
The tribunal upheld one cost (2.4.6) towards Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Zoysa however dismissed the opposite three expenses.
“The detailed choice might be introduced to the events sooner or later and stays topic to attraction,” an ICC launch mentioned.
Gunawardene was charged with Article 2.1.4 that pertains to — Immediately or not directly soliciting, inducing, attractive, instructing, persuading, encouraging or deliberately facilitating any Participant to breach Code Article 2.1.
He was additionally charged with Article 2.4.5 that pertains to, “Failing to speak in confidence to the ACU (with out pointless delay) full particulars of any incident, truth, or matter that involves the eye of a Participant which will proof Corrupt Conduct below the Anti-Corruption Code by one other Participant.”
Zoysa was cleared of the costs that handled influencing improperly the outcome, progress, conduct or different facet(s) of a match however was charged for “failing or refusing, with out compelling justification to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU in relation to doable Corrupt Conduct below the Code.”
Zoysa was final month banned for six years in a distinct case below the ICC Anti-Corruption code.