Zimbabwe’s Rajan Nayer charged under anti-corruption code

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) have charged Rajan Nayer with three counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Nayer, the Treasurer and Marketing Director of the Harare Metropolitan Cricket Association, has also been provisionally suspended with immediate effect and has been charged with the following three offences under the Code:

 

  1. Article 2.1.1 being party to an effort to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspects of an International match or matches

 

  1. Article 2.1.3 offering a player US $30,000 to fix or contrive or otherwise influence improperly the result, progress, conduct or other aspects of an International match or matches

 

  1. Article 2.1.4 directly solicited, induced, enticed or encouraged a player to breach Article 2.1.1

 

Mr Nayer has 14 days from 16 January 2018 to respond to the charges. Neither the ICC nor Zimbabwe Cricket will make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage.

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Sources within Zimbabwe Cricket suggest that this relates to an approach made to skipper Graeme Cremer recently.

Cremer reported the approach in accordance with the ICC Anti-Corruption Code that can be found here.

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