Sri Lanka suspends official over match fixing probe

Jayananda Warnaweera was accused of sharing pitch information in an ICC anti-corruption probe.

Sri Lanka suspends official over match fixing probe

Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday announced the suspension of Jayananda Warnaweera, a former administrator, for dodging an ICC match-fixing investigation.

Warnaweera was a member of the current interim committee governing the SLC until was suspended last month for failing to cooperate with the ICC anti-corruption probe.

Warnaweera, a former Test medium pacer in the early 90s, headed the southern sea side stadium of Galle as its curator.

He was accused of sharing pitch information in an ICC anti-corruption probe.

SLC said that Warnaweera has been suspended for two years from taking part in cricket, management and representation.

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