The International Cricket Council on Wednesday charged Marlon Samuels, the former West Indies all-rounder, under the cricket body’s anti-corruption code. Samuels played international cricket for West Indies between 2000 and 2018.
Marlon Samuels charged with corruption offences related to T10 League (AFP Photo)
- Marlon Samuels was charged for breaching 4 codes of ICC anti-corruption codes
- The ICC said Samuels failed to disclose the receipt of of any gift, payment, hospitality
- The ICC has charged Samuels on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board
Former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels on Wednesday was charged under the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption Code. The ICC said Samuels was charged for breaching 4 codes of anti-corruption related to T10 League in the UAE.
Marlon Samuels has been given 14 days to respond to the charges leveled by the ICC on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board.
The ICC said Samuels failed to disclose the receipt of “any gift, payment, hospitality or other benefit” and also failed to co-operate with the investigation into the issue.
According to the international cricket body, Samuels was charged under the following offences under the Code:
A breach of Article 2.4.2 Failing to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official, the receipt of any gift, payment, hospitality or other benefit that was made or given in circumstances that could bring the Participant or the sport of cricket into disrepute.
A breach of Article 2.4.3 – Failing to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official receipt of hospitality with a value of US $750 or more.
Breaches of Article 2.4.6 Failing to cooperate with the Designated Anti-Corruption Official’s investigation.
Breaches of Article 2.4.7 Obstructing or delaying the Designated Anti-Corruption Official’s investigation by concealing information that may have been relevant to the investigation.
Samuels played 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is for the West Indies. He scored 11,134 runs and picked up 152 wickets during his international career between 2000 and 2018.
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