Marlon Samuels banned for six years under anti-corruption code

Marlon Samuels banned for six years under anti-corruption code

Former West Indies international cricketer Marlon Samuels has been banned from all forms of cricket for six years after being found guilty of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) Anti-Corruption Code by an independent anti-corruption tribunal in August this year.

Samuels’ ban will be effective from November 11, 2023.

Samuels was charged by the ICC (the body designated for anti-corruption under the Emirates Cricket Board’s code) in September 2021, and later found guilty in August, of the following four offences:

Article 2.4.2 (by majority decision) – 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 are likely to cause harm to the participant or the sport Could deliver. Cricket is getting a bad name.

Paragraph 2.4.3 (Unanimous decision) – Failure to disclose receipt to designated anti-corruption official for receipt of hospitality valued at US$750 or more.

Article 2.4.6 (Unanimous decision) – Failure to cooperate with the investigation of the designated anti-corruption officer.

Article 2.4.7 (Unanimous Decision) – Obstructing or delaying the investigation of the designated anti-corruption officer by suppressing information relevant to the investigation.

Alex Marshall, General Manager of the ICC’s HR and Integrity Unit, said: “Samuels has played international cricket for nearly two decades, during which time he has participated in numerous anti-corruption sessions and knows what his obligations are under the Anti-Corruption Code.” In a statement from the ICC on Thursday (November 23).

Marlon Samuels ( Pic credits:- Espncricinfo)

“Although he is now retired, Mr Samuels was a partner when the offenses were committed. The six-year ban will act as a strong deterrent to any partner who intends to break the rules.”

Follow us on Youtube
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram

Also Read
15 Landmarks To Visit Before You Turn 65
Rainwater Harvesting: An Eco-Friendly Approach to Water Conservation
Tabora: Exploring the Heart of Tanzania

25 South Indian Food Near Me In USA: Where Tradition Meets Taste
Ear Troubles? Learn How to Get Water Out of Your Ear

Leave a Comment

%d bloggers like this: