West Indies batter Devon Thomas charged with match fixing, suspended from taking part in
West Indies batter Devon Thomas has been provisionally suspended for alleged match fixing, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) says, charging him with seven counts below its anti-corruption code.
- Devon Thomas has performed for the West Indies in all three codecs
- Thomas made his Take a look at debut towards Australia on the Adelaide Oval final December
- Thomas was charged over infringements in three limited-overs franchise competitions in 2021
The fees towards Thomas, who has represented West Indies in all three codecs, relate to his conduct whereas taking part in within the franchise-based Lanka Premier League, the Abu Dhabi T10 and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
“The fees contain contriving or being get together to an settlement to repair or try to repair, contrive or affect improperly the end result, progress, conduct or different features of matches within the Lanka Premier League 2021,” ICC stated.
“He has additionally been charged below a number of different codes, together with failing to reveal full particulars of an method within the Lanka Premier League 2021, Abu Dhabi T10 2021 and CPL 2021.”
Thomas, 33, has 14 days to answer the fees.
Thomas made his Take a look at debut towards Australia at Adelaide Oval, scoring 19 and 12 and taking 2-52 within the West Indies’ 419-run defeat.
He has performed 21 one-day internationals (ODI), 12 Twenty20s and one Take a look at match.
The Antiguan has not performed for the West Indies since then, however was named within the squad for subsequent month’s ODI sequence towards the United Arab Emirates.
“CWI [Cricket West Indies] shouldn’t be straight concerned within the course of however stays agency in denouncing corruption in cricket, and absolutely helps the ICC ACU [Anti-Corruption Unit] in its efforts to uphold the integrity of the game,” the physique stated.
“In collaboration with ICC and the West Indies Gamers’ Affiliation [WIPA], CWI stays dedicated to sensitising and educating our gamers and officers on anti-corruption in sports activities.”
The West Indies will tour Australia for the second summer time in a row within the new 12 months, taking part in Exams in Adelaide and Brisbane, adopted by three ODIs and three T20Is.