Sri Lanka led by Kumar Sangakkara had misplaced to India in the 2011 Earth Cup closing.© AFP
Sri Lanka’s former sports activities minister mentioned Saturday he has made available additional evidence to cricket’s earth governing entire body that he states shows the 2011 Earth Cup was mounted. Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s remarks arrive a day after community law enforcement dropped an investigation into the promises, citing a absence of evidence that Sri Lanka deliberately dropped the remaining to hosts India.
Law enforcement experienced grilled previous main selector Aravinda de Silva, opening batsman Upul Tharanga and the 2011 captain Kumar Sangakkara — the latter for almost 10 hours.
But Aluthgamage, who was sporting activities minister at the time and is now state minister for power, said there ended up “strong persons who are paying huge sums of dollars to hush up the investigation”.
He mentioned that he has educated Alex Marshall, anti-corruption main at the International Cricket Council (ICC), that he was completely ready to supply more proof showing the match was thrown.
Aluthgamage explained police had failed to probe the claims thoroughly and urged Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to intervene and stress the ICC to reopen an investigation.
Marshall experienced reported in a statement on Friday that “at this time” the ICC has “not been offered with any evidence that supports the claims manufactured or which would benefit launching an investigation”.
But he stated that the ICC requires “allegations of this character exceptionally severely and really should we get any proof to corroborate the statements, we will overview our latest position.”
Sri Lankan police have not publicly responded to Aluthgamage’s claims.
The questioning of the nation’s cricketing heroes activated criticism from the govt on social media ahead of elections on August 5 when Rajapaksa’s bash is hoping to safe a two-thirds vast majority in parliament.
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