Former West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels charged with alleged corruption

Former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels. — Reuters/File
  • Samuels charged with breaching 4 counts of ICC’s anti-corruption code.
  • Costs relate to the T10 match performed by the ECB within the UAE.
  • He retired final 12 months after taking part in 71 checks, 2,017 ODIs, 67 T20Is.

Former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been charged with breaching 4 counts of the Worldwide Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption code, world cricket’s governing physique mentioned on Wednesday.

The fees relate to the T10 match performed by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) within the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the ICC mentioned in a statement.

Alleged offences embrace failing to reveal receipts of any items and hospitality price $750, failing to cooperate with the anti-corruption investigation and concealing data.

Samuels shall be given 14 days to answer the fees, the assertion added. Reuters contacted the participant’s consultant for remark.

Samuels was handed a two-year ban by the ICC in 2008 for “receiving cash, or profit or different reward that might convey him or the sport of cricket into disrepute”.

The 40-year-old retired final 12 months after taking part in 71 checks, 2,017 one-day internationals and 67 Twenty-20 internationals since his West Indies debut in 2000. He scored over 11,000 worldwide runs, together with 11 centuries, and picked up 152 wickets. 

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