Dilhara Lokuhetije (Photo Credits: ANI)
The Anti-Corruption Tribunal of the International Cricket Council (ICC) found former Sri Lankan cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige guilty of violating ICC anti-corruption rules, following which the ICC has banned him for eight years for playing all formats of cricket. . 40-year-old all-rounder Dilhara was found guilty by the ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal for violation of anti-corruption rules. Dilhara was found guilty of violation of ICC Code 2.1.1, 2.1.4 and 2.4.4. Dilhara’s ban will start from April 3, 2019, when he was initially suspended. Also read- South African coach Mark Boucher is hurt by the defeat from Pakistan.
According to the ICC’s released statement, Dilhara has also been accused by the ICC on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) for violating the Anti-Corruption Code of the ECB in the T10 League.
Former Sri Lanka player Dilhara Lokuhettige banned from all cricket for eight years after an ICC Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code
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– ANI (@ANI) April 19, 2021
ICC Integrity Unit General Secretary Alex Marshall said, “Dilhara, who represented Sri Lanka in international cricket, was involved in a number of corruption activities. Banning them shows that his mistake is very serious.”