Dubai: A former senior Zimbabwe cricket official has been suspended from the game for 20 years after he admitted trying to influence the result of the Test series with the Windies last year.
Rajan Nayer, the treasurer and marketing director of the Harare Metropolitan Cricket Association, was charged after offering Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer US$30,000 to fix the result of the Test series with the Windies last year, which the visitors won.
Cremer informed coach Heath Streak of the approach and the matter was referred to the ICC.
Nayer accepted a charge of breaching the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Code.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
"Sri Lanka Cricket has decided to lift the one-year suspension imposed on the three players from playing International Cricket, across all three formats, with immediate effect," SLC stated in a press release.
"The staff members have tested positive for COVID-19, following which we have closed the office for three days from today," an MCA source told.
Emmanuel Bawa scored a century as Zimbabwe thrashed Papua New Guinea by 228 runs.