Marlon Samuels charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Former West Indies international Marlon Samuels has 14 days from September 21 to respond to the charges. 

Marlon Samuels played 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is for the West Indies.   -  AFP

The International Cricket Board (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), has charged former West Indies player Marlon Samuels with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants of the T10 League (the ‘Code’).

"Samuels has been charged with the following offences under the Code A breach of Article 2.4.2 – 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 could bring the Participant or the sport of cricket into disrepute," the ICC said in a statement.

"A breach of Article 2.4.3 - Failing to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official receipt of hospitality with a value of US $750 or more. Breaches of Article 2.4.6 – Failing to cooperate with the Designated Anti-Corruption Official’s investigation. Breaches of Article 2.4.7 – Obstructing or delaying the Designated Anti-Corruption Official’s investigation by concealing information that may have been relevant to the investigation," the statement read.

Samuels has 14 days from September 21 to respond to the charges. 

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