The former all-rounder of the Samuels Antilles accused of alleged corruption


Cricket – South Africa v West Indies – Twenty20 World Cricket Tournament – Nagpur, India, 03/25/2016. West Indies Marlon Samuels plays a stroke. REUTERS / Danish Siddiqui

Sept. 22 (Reuters) – Former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been charged with violating four counts of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption code, the governing body of the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. world cricket.

The charges relate to the T10 tournament hosted by the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the ICC said in a declaration.

Alleged offenses include failure to disclose receipts for gifts and hospitality valued at $ 750, failure to cooperate with the anti-corruption investigation and withholding information.

Samuels will have 14 days to respond to the charges, the statement added. Reuters has contacted the player’s representative for comment.

Samuels was sentenced to a two-year ban by the ICC in 2008 for “receiving money, a benefit or other reward that could discredit him or the game of cricket.”

The 40-year-old retired last year after competing in 71 tests, one-day internationals in 2017 and 67 Twenty-20 internationals since his West Indies debut in 2000. He has scored more than 11,000 races. international, including 11 centuries, and picked up 152 counters.

Report by Hritika Sharma in Bengaluru Editing by Christian Radnedge

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