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Nuwan Zoysa guilty of match-fixing offences

Nuwan Zoysa
Nuwan Zoysa

Former Sri Lanka fast bowler and Coach, Nuwan Zoysa was yesterday, found guilty of three offences under the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Code, following a hearing by an independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal.

Zoysa (42) was charged under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code in November 2018 and has been found guilty on all charges after he exercised his right to a hearing before a Tribunal.

Zoysa remains suspended and sanctions will follow in due course.

Zoysa has been found guilty of:

Article 2.1.1 – for being party to an agreement or effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspect(s) of a match.

Article 2.1.4 – Directly or indirectly soliciting, inducing, enticing, instructing, persuading, encouraging or intentionally facilitating any participant to breach Code Article 2.1.

Article 2.4.4 – Failing to disclose to the ACU full details of any approaches or invitations received to engage in corrupt conduct under the Code.

Zoysa has also been charged by the ICC on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti- Corruption Code for participants for the T10 League and these proceedings are ongoing.

Zoysa, who played 30 Tests and 95 ODIs, was appointed as Sri Lanka’s Bowling Coach in September, 2015.

He also worked at Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) High Performance Centre.