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Match-fixing in LPL 2020 alerts to ICC

Match-fixing in LPL 2020 alerts to ICC

Match-fixing in LPL 2020 alerts to ICC

Before the inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL 2020) kicked off, the related bodies received the fixing report as the players were offered the bribe for match-fixing. The attempts were made to fix the LPL matches as the controversy erupted.

The Anti-corruption Unit (ACU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) is currently investigating the complaint to find out the involved members. According to some reports, a former international player approached LPL’s player to fix the matches to favor the match in his team’s favor but failed as got reported.

“The former national player who allegedly made the approach is currently overseas,” the mass-circulating newspaper Lankadeepa said.

Match-fixing in LPL 2020 alerts to ICC

Notably, the Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) and the ICC have denied making further comments on the scenario and are keeping the matter internal as of now.

Finally, SLC is holding the first edition of LPL 2020 that got commenced on 26th November after facing many delays due to the Coronavovirus outbreak. The first game took place between the Kandy Tuskers and the Colombo Kings. The rest of the schedule is drawn below:

DATE MATCH TIME (IST) VENUE
November 26 Colombo Kings vs Kandy Tuskers 7:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
November 27 Jaffna Stallions vs Galle Gladiators 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
November 28 Kandy Tuskers vs Dambulla Lions 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
November 28 Galle Gladiators vs Colombo Kings 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
November 30 Dambulla Lions vs Jaffna Stallions 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
November 30 Kandy Tuskers vs Galle Gladiators 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 1 Colombo Kings vs Dambulla Lions 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 1 Jaffna Stallions vs Kandy Tuskers 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 3 Galle Gladiators vs Jaffna Stallions 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 3 Dambulla Lions vs Kandy Tuskers 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 4 Colombo Kings vs Jaffna Stallions 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 5 Dambulla Lions vs Galle Gladiators 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 5 Kandy Tuskers vs Colombo Kings 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 7 Colombo Kings vs Galle Gladiators 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 7 Jaffna Stallions vs Dambulla Lions 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 9 Kandy Tuskers vs Jaffna Stallions 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 9 Galle Gladiators vs Dambulla Lions 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 10 Jaffna Stallions vs Colombo Kings 3:30 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 10 Galle Gladiators vs Kandy Tuskers 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 11 Dambulla Lions vs Colombo Kings 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 13 Semifinal 1 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 14 Semifinal 2 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota
December 16 FINAL 8:00 PM MRICS, Hambantota

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