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Jayasuriya banned for two years

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DUBAI, Feb 26: Legendary Sri Lanka batsman Sanath Jayasuriya was on Tuesday banned for two years after admitting to obstruct an anti-corruption probe by tampering with evidence sought by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Jayasuriya admitted breaching the anti-corruption unit (ACU) code of the global body on two separate counts.

�As a result of the admissions, he has accepted a sanction of a two-year period of ineligibility,� the ICC stated.

Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan captain who was also a key member of the 1996 World Cup winning team and before going on to serve two terms as the chairman of selectors.

Jayasuriya was questioned as part of the ICC�s investigation of wide scale corruption in Sri Lankan cricket.

The Article 2.4.6 of ICC Code of Conduct deals with �failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU.�

The Article 2.4.7 deals with �obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information...� � PTI

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Jayasuriya banned for two years

DUBAI, Feb 26: Legendary Sri Lanka batsman Sanath Jayasuriya was on Tuesday banned for two years after admitting to obstruct an anti-corruption probe by tampering with evidence sought by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Jayasuriya admitted breaching the anti-corruption unit (ACU) code of the global body on two separate counts.

�As a result of the admissions, he has accepted a sanction of a two-year period of ineligibility,� the ICC stated.

Jayasuriya is a former Sri Lankan captain who was also a key member of the 1996 World Cup winning team and before going on to serve two terms as the chairman of selectors.

Jayasuriya was questioned as part of the ICC�s investigation of wide scale corruption in Sri Lankan cricket.

The Article 2.4.6 of ICC Code of Conduct deals with �failure or refusal, without compelling justification, to cooperate with any investigation carried out by the ACU.�

The Article 2.4.7 deals with �obstructing or delaying any investigation that may be carried out by the ACU, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information...� � PTI

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