SSP Fonseka who is the Director of the unit said that further investigations would be carried out after recording statements from Aravinda De Silva
By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya
Former Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Aravinda De Silva has been summoned by the Special Investigation Division of the Ministry of Sports to record a statement over the 2011 ICC World Cup Final match-fixing allegation, SSP W. A. J. H. Fonseka said.
De Silva was Chairman of the Selection Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket at that time.
He said the Police would record Mr. De Silva’s statement today.
Earlier, former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage claimed that the ICC World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka in 2011 was fixed.
On June 24, the Special Investigation Division recorded a statement from Mr. Aluthgamage over his comment.
Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Dullas Alahapperuma appointed a Special Investigation Unit comprising an SSP and an SP to implement the legal provisions of the Prevention of Offences Relating to Sports Act.
SSP Fonseka who is the Director of the unit said that further investigations would be carried out after recording statements from Aravinda De Silva.