CA dismisses spot-fixing claims

Cricket Australia (CA) ruled out accusations, made in a television documentary, that any of its players participated in repairs during international matches.

The Al Jazeera network claims to have discovered evidence of corruption of players from various nations – including during matches in Australia – in International Tests, ODIs and Twenty20s played in 2011 and 2012.

But the ICC has not filed charges in relation to the parties and CA said that his review had outperformed the current and former players of Australia.

"Cricket Australia adopts a zero tolerance approach against anyone who attempts to compromise the integrity of the game, and suggest that anything else is not proven and incorrect," CA Chief Executive James Sutherland said in a statement.

"Prior to the broadcast of the Al Jazeera documentary, the Integrity Unit of Cricket Australia conducted a review of the latest claims of Al Jazeera, from a known criminal source and, from the limited In the training provided by Al Jazeera, Our team has not identified any corruption problem by any current or previous player, even in relation to the Big Bash League games.

"We fully trust that our players also protect the game, and we are working in close collaboration. with the ACA [Australian Cricketers’ Association] to keep them informed of any developments.

"The materials they have given to us have been forwarded to the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit and we will continue to work with them to ensure the integrity of the game.

" We urge Al Jazeera to provide all unedited materials and any other evidence to the Anti-Corruption Unit of the ICC.

"Australian cricket is proactive with its sports integrity management and the Cricket Australia Integrity Unit, which oversees and maintains the integrity of all national cricket in Australia, including the BBL and WBBL competitions."

This, before the start of each Australian season, all professional cricketers must participate. and in exhaustive anticorruption education sessions before being eligible to compete in the national competitions of California. "

The head of the ACA, Alistair Nicholson, said:" The players and the ACA remain committed to take seriously the claims of Corrections of coincidences and cooperate in any investigation process.

"However, as I said two months ago, it's enough when it comes to unsupported allegations that unfairly tarnish the reputation of the players."

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