Mar 25, 2021

Galle match fixing surfaces again Featured

Police's special unit on prevention of offenses relating to sports has questioned a former curator at the Galle Cricket Stadium after allegations of match fixing involving the preparation of the wicket surfaced.

Tharanga Indika, a former curator has given a statement to the special police unit. Former test cricket Tharindu Mendis too has given a statement to police.

International media channel Aljazeera made a revelation that a match fixing case had occurred in 2018 during a match played at the Galle Cricket stadium when the wicket was being prepared.

The Police's special unit on prevention of offenses relating to sports sought permission from the Attorney General to probe this allegation and the AG gave his approval.

Accordingly, Mendis and Indika were called to the special unit for questioning.

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