There is no evidence to claim the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed – Police

There is no evidence to claim the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed – Police

There is no evidence to claim the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed – Police

Written by Zulfick Farzan

03 Jul, 2020 | 4:50 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ which investigated the 2011 Cricket World Cup match-fixing allegations has concluded its investigations as it found no evidence which proves the Cricket World Cup final was fixed.

In a statement, Police Headquarters said the ‘Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ recorded statements from Ex-Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Former Chief of Selectors Aravinda De Silva, Former Cricketer Upul Tharanga and Former Cricket Captain Kumar Sangakkara.

Police Headquarters said the SIU after perusing many documents and recording evidence as well as conducting an investigation has concluded there is NO evidence to prove the 2011 Cricket World Cup final was fixed.

Sri Lanka Police said the ‘Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ submitted a report on the probe to the Acting Inspector General of Police.

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