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Is match between India and Sri-Lanka test at Galle was fixed

Al Jazeera a news website has claimed that match between India and Sri Lanka at Galle was fixed.

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A news website Al Jazeera claiming that in their investigation former Mumbai first-class cricketer Robin Morris admitted to his involvement in bribing a groundsman at Sri Lanka's Galle stadium last year to alter the pitch for two matches.

The two matches were India vs Sri Lanka and Australia vs Sri - Lanka. Both matches were played at Galle. According to their investigation, Tharanga indiki the assistant manager of Galle international stadium was also involved in match-fixing and they were also planning to fix upcoming test match against England in November.

In reply to this ICC has started investigating this match-fixing allegation.

"We have already launched an investigation working with anti-corruption colleagues from Member countries based on the limited information we have received, We have made repeated requests that all evidence and supporting materials relating to corruption in cricket is released immediately to enable us to undertake a full and comprehensive investigation," ICC GM (Anti-Corruption Unit) Alex Marshall said in a statement.

Here is the video of their string Operation: ( video sources: AL Jazeera Youtube )



Here's What  Rajeev Shukla respond to the match-fixing allegation made by Al Jazeera in a Test match involving India and Sri Lanka in Galle in 2017
(video source: The Quint/ Youtube )