The International Cricket Council on Wednesday charged former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels of breaching 4 counts of the anti-corruption code throughout a T10 league, together with failure to reveal hospitality advantages that might deliver disrepute to the game.
The sport’s governing physique charged the West Indian on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), the organiser of the T10 League which is 4 seasons previous.
“Samuels will be given a time period of 14 days to respond to the charges,” an ICC launch mentioned.
The 40-year-old Samuels performed 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is in his worldwide profession, scoring 11,134 runs and taking 152 wickets. He retired from worldwide cricket in November 2020.
According to the ICC, Samuels breached articles 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.6 and a couple of.4.7 of the Code.
The three articles take care of failure to open up to the Anti-Corruption Official, receipt of any present, cost, hospitality or different profit that was made or given in circumstances that “could bring the participant or the sport of cricket into disrepute”, non-cooperation with the investigation, and obstructing or delaying the investigation by “concealing information that may have been relevant…”
The T10 league’s newest version was held in Abu Dhabi in January-February earlier this 12 months.
Samuels was part of the occasion in 2019 when he turned up for Karnataka Tuskers, which was led by South African star Hashim Amla.