The ex-sports minister of Sri Lanka has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control of Cricket (BCCI) to look into the matter if the finals of the ICC World Cup 2011 between India and Sri Lanka was fixed.
In recent days, many allegations have been accused that the mega-event was fixed and the scenario has caught the spotlight.
It’s the duty of the Indian government and their cricket board to initiate an impartial inquiry to see whether they have won a fixed World Cup 2011,” ex-sports minister Sri Lanka
“Just like we cherished our World Cup victory, players like Sachin (Tendulkar) cherish these moments for the rest of their lives. I think in the interest of Sachin and the millions of cricket fans across India, it’s the duty of the Indian government and their cricket board to initiate an impartial inquiry to see whether they have won a fixed World Cup,” he said according to Inside Sport.
The ex-sports ministry of Sri Lanka maintained that the blames shall be inquiries to know if the match was fixed. He maintained that not only Sri Lanka but the Indian cricketers, players, team management, selectors shall be brought to spotlight if they have won the deserving match or not. According to him, false blames can affect the reputation, and thoughts of people can get affected.
“When serious allegations like these are being made, it affects a lot of people. In this case not only us, the selectors, the players, and the team management but Indian cricketers who deservingly won the world title. We need to clear this once and for all for the greater good of the game we love,” he added.