Investigation into Sri Lanka’s 2011 World Cup final defeat dropped

Lahoma Whitelow


Sri Lanka’s cricketers and selectors have been cleared of correcting allegations and the investigation into the 2011 Planet Cup ultimate dropped, immediately after no evidence was discovered to support former athletics minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s allegations.

Kumar Sangakkara (captain of that Planet Cup facet), Aravinda de Silva (main selector), and opening batsman Upul Tharanga ended up all summoned to surface right before a specific investigation device established up by Sri Lanka’s athletics ministry. They ended up just about every questioned for several hours. Mahela Jayawardene, who scored a hundred in that sport, was also owing for questioning, but the investigation was halted right before he appeared right before the device.

“From the three statements we’ve bought, it was obvious to us that the fourteen details brought ahead by Mahndananda Aluthgamage could not be substantiated,” Senior Superintendent of Law enforcement Jagath Fonseka explained to Lankadeepa. “Even though it was said

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