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ICC accuses Marlon Samuels of breaching the Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday accused former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels of breaching 4 guidelines of the Anti-Corruption Code throughout a T10 league, together with failure to reveal hospitality advantages that would deliver the sport into disrepute.

The recreation’s governing physique blamed the West Indies on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), the organizers of the four-season-old T10 league.

“Samuels will be given 14 days to respond to the allegations,” an ICC launch stated.

The 40-year-old Samuels performed 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is in his worldwide profession, scoring 11,134 runs and taking 152 wickets. He retired from worldwide cricket in November 2020.

According to the ICC, Samuels violated Articles 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.6 and a couple of.4.7 of the Code.

The three articles take care of failure to speak in confidence to an anti-corruption officer the receipt of any present, fee, hospitality or different profit that “may bring disrepute to the participant or the game of cricket”, non-cooperation with the investigation, and “relevant By concealing information…” obstructing or delaying the investigation.

The newest version of the T10 league was held in Abu Dhabi in January-February earlier this yr.

Samuels was a part of the occasion in 2019, when he turned out for Karnataka Tuskers, led by South African star Hashim Amla.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS


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