Former Sri Lanka cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged with two counts of breaching the International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code, the governing body has announced. Also Read - Bangladesh All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan Regrets 'Silly Mistake' That Led to One-Year Ban
The former World Cup Winner has been charged by the ICC with allegedly failing to cooperate with an investigation and obstruction of an investigation. Also Read - This Day, That Year: Sanath Jayasuriya Sets ODI Batting Record, Blasts 28-Ball 76
The former 49 -year-old has 14 days to respond to the International Cricket Council from Monday 15 October. Also Read - Rohit Sharma Breaks Sanath Jayasuriya’s 22-Year-Old Record For Most Runs as Opener in a Calendar Year
On its website the ICC said the charges relate to articles 2.4.6 and 2.4.7 of the anti-corruption code.
Following are the charges against Sanath Jayasuriya for breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code:
“Article 2.4.6 – Failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU, including failure to provide accurate and completely any information and/or documentation requested by the ACU as part of such investigation.
Article 2.4.7 – Obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the Anti-Corruption Code.”