” We have no reason to doubt 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup Final” – ICC
There has been a lot of controversary after former Sri Lanka sports minister alleged that they sold the 2011 World Cup to India pointing out the match fixing. International cricket council (ICC), hence came up with the clearance.
ICC Anti-Corruption Unit General Manager Alex Marshall said they had no reason to doubt the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011. He also stated that, the allegations of corruption with regards to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2011 final is baseless without evidence.
“The ICC Integrity Unit has looked into the recent allegations regarding the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Final 2011. At this time, we have not been presented with any evidence that supports the claims made or which would merit launching an investigation under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code”. Marshall said.
It has been many years, since the 2011 World Cup final has happened, but ICC didn’t received any report of corruption regarding the final. Therefore, it was unnecessary for ICC to investigate about it.
” There is no record of any letter regarding this matter sent by the then Sri Lanka Sports Minister to the ICC and senior ICC staff at the time have confirmed they have no recollection of receiving any such letter which would have led to an investigation,” Marshall said.
“We take all allegations of this nature extremely seriously and should we receive any evidence to corroborate the claims, we will review our current position,” he said.
ICC also urged to came up with the evidence, if there is any allegations. They also requested to contact in private if that is necessary.
“If anyone has any evidence that this match or any other has been subject to match-fixing, we would urge them to get in contact with the ICC Integrity team.” Marshall added.