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ICC: No reason to doubt the integrity of World Cup 2011

Recently, the final of the World Cup 2011 that happened between India and Sri Lanka is in doubt as fixing has been claimed by the former Sri Lanka sports minister, Aluthgamage.

As a result of the investigations, ICC believes there is no solid proof that can show the fixations.

They also maintained if anyone has any sort of proof regarding the scenario, ICC will be urging them for contact with the integrity team.

ICC: No reason to doubt the integrity of the World Cup 2011

Meanwhile, ICC was looking forward to a solid proof which can support the allegations. “The ICC Integrity Unit has looked into the recent allegations regarding the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011. At this time, we have not been presented with any evidence that supports the claims made or which would merit launching an investigation under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

There is no record of any letter regarding this matter sent by the then Sri Lanka Sports Minister to the ICC and senior ICC staff at the time have confirmed they have no recollection of receiving any such letter which would have led to an investigation. We have no reason to doubt the integrity of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011,” ACU’s GM Marshall said in a statement.

“We take all allegations of this nature extremely seriously and should we receive any evidence to corroborate the claims, we will review our current position. If anyone has any evidence that this match or any other has been subject to match-fixing, we would urge them to get in contact with the ICC Integrity team,” the statement added.

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Zainab Shafiq

Zainab Shafiq is the content writer working for different sports websites covering the news from domestic to international levels.

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