This Player Charged Under ICC Anti-corruption Code

ICC said that the action against Samuels was made behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board after he was found to have abused four anticorruption codes during the Abu Dhabi T10 tournament.

The ICC has charged Marlon Samuels, under anti corruption code, the ICC said in an news on September 22.

Samuels was accused of breaching “four codes of their Anti corruption code for Members of the T10 tournament.

Abu Dhabi T10 tournament started since 2007 in UAE which is annual cricket tournament.

Samuels, who declared his retirement from all form of cricket in November 2020, has been part of past member of T10 tournament.

As per the statement gave by ICC, he has been accused of the accompanying offenses under anti corruption code.

  • A breach of Article 2.4.2 – Neglecting to unveil to the Assigned anticorruption Official, the receipt of any gift, money cordiality or other advantage that was made or given in conditions that could bring the Member or the game of cricket into disrepute.
  • A breach of Article 2.4.3 – Neglecting to reveal the details to the designed anti corruption Official receipt of hospitality with a worth of US $750 or more.

Breach of Article 2.4.6 – Neglecting to cooperate the Assigned anti corruption Official’s investigation.

  • Breach of Article 2.4.7 – obstructing or delaying the dessigned anti corruption Officals examination by covering data that might have been applicable to the investigation.

Samuels has been given time of 14 days by the ICC to react to the charges against him. Till then, at that point, the cricketing body would not be giving any further news in regard to the charges against him.

Remarkably, Samuels included in the West Indies international from 2000-2018 ,where he was the key player in the west Indies squad.His contribution in 2012 and 2016 World Cup gave the west indies two T-20 World Cup victories.