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* Recording statement from Mahela postponed
Fri, Jul 3, 2020, 12:38 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 03, Colombo: Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene has been informed not to arrive at the Sports Ministry Investigation Unit to record a statement today.

Mahela Jayawardene was summoned to appear before the Special Investigations Unit of the Sports Ministry today (03) to record a statement over the 2011 World Cup match fixing allegations.

The SIU has informed the former captain that a new date will be given to record his statement.

However, Mahela has reportedly arrived at the Special Investigations Unit of the Sports Ministry despite being informed of the date change.

Mahela Jayawardena, who was the vice-captain of the Sri Lanka Cricket squad at the 2011 World Cup championship, has been summoned by the Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports to provide a statement regarding the ‘match-fixing’ allegations leveled by former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

The SIU summoned the then captain Kumara Sangakkara to the unit Thursday and the former captain recorded a statement for nearly 10 hours.

The ‘Special Investigation Unit on Prevention of Offenses Relating to Sports’ has so far recorded statements from Former Chief of Selectors Aravinda De Silva and Cricketer Upul Tharanga. SIU also obtained a statement from the former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

 

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