At least three Sri Lankan cricket match-fixing cricketers are Three Lanka cricketers prob for fixing being currently probe. By the International Cricket Council for match-fixing, Sports Minister Dallas Alahapperuma said in Colombo on Wednesday.
Alahapperuma did not mention if they were former or current players.
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“We are sorry to see that sports had fallen short of discipline and character,” he said.
However, Sri Lanka Cricket match fixing insisted no current players are involve in the ICC investigation.
“SLC strongly believes that what the honorable minister. Actually, mention was about an investigation launch by the ICC anti-corruption unit against three former Sri Lanka players and not the current national players,” an SLC statement said.
Commenting on the drug charge faced by fast bowler Shehan Madushanka. Alahapperuma said, “it was sad and the country had placed high hopes on him”.
Madushanka was detain by Sri Lankan police last week on the charge of possessing heroin. Subsequently, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) suspended his contract.