Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Monday sacked academy quick bowling manager Anusha Sanaranayakae for dual months over impasse in an purported try to repair a Test compare opposite a West Indies final October.
SLC also barred Gayan Wishwajith from participating in any ability in Sri Lankan cricket or entering any cricket premises in a future. Wishwajith is being investigated by a SLC for allegedly coming several inhabitant players for match-fixing and is seen as a “close acquaintance” of Samaranayake.
Samaranayake was dangling after Sri Lanka’s sports apportion systematic a examine into allegations of an try during bribing players to under-perform in a Test compare opposite a West Indies final October. Attempts were done to operative a batting collapse, a cricket house pronounced in a statement.
“Sri Lanka Cricket has perceived several complaints per tighten familiarity of Anusha Samaranayake with a categorical think Gayan Vishwajith who had approached several inhabitant players for a purported bootleg activities of match-fixing,” a matter said.
“Pursuant to a rough exploration conducted in this regard, Sri Lanka Cricket has motionless to postpone Anusha Samaranayake for a duration of dual months until serve investigations are concluded.”
Earlier this month, Sri Lanka’s sports method had reported an purported regulating proceed done to Kusal Perera and Rangana Herath during a West Indies tour, to a country’s Financial Crimes Investigation Department.
Perera had alerted a officials about an proceed done by bookies to him and Herath to under-perform during a Sri Lanka-West Indies Test during Galle.
Samaranayake, a former inhabitant cricketer toured England with Sri Lanka’s Test group in 1984.
Following a censure a dual players were summoned to a police’s Financial Crimes Division (FCID) final week.
Team manager Jerry Woutersz was interviewed by a FCID on Monday, and Angelo Mathews is to give a matter on Tuesday.
The FCID review began following a censure lodged by Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera.