Sri Lanka pouch academy bowling manager Anusha Sanaranayakae over regulating allegations

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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 logo. Image Credit: Official website Sri Lanka Cricket logo. Image Credit: Official website

Sri Lanka Cricket logo. Image Credit: Official website

“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.

PTI

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