Former Sri Lankan fast bowler and coach Nuwan Zoysa has been found guilty of not disclosing the match-fixing and the corrupt offer of suspected Indian bookies. Along with this, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned him for six years for being involved in any activities related to cricket. Nuwan was temporarily suspended on 31 October 2018 after the allegations. According to the ICC, the beginning of this ban imposed on them will be considered from this date.
Nuwan Zoysa Banned For Six Years
Alex Marshall, general manager of the ICC’s Integrity Unit, issued a statement saying, “As a coach of a national team, he should have set the model. Instead, he became corrupt by indulging in immoral activities and tried to involve other team members. It will not be tolerated in the game of cricket.
Nuwan Zoysa was charged with match-fixing in 2017
42-year-old Nuwan Zoysa, who played 30 Tests and 95 ODIs for Sri Lanka, was accused of being involved in corrupt activities while acting as the bowling coach of the Sri Lankan team during the T10 tournament held in UAE in 2017. After this, he was temporarily suspended on 31 October 2018. Nuwan has also been the bowling coach of the Sri Lanka A team before this.