Former West Indies player Marlon Samuels on Wednesday was charged with breaching four counts of the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Participants of the T10 League (the 'Code') by The International Cricket Council (ICC), on behalf of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB).
ICC informed that Samuels has been charged with the following offences under the Code: A breach of Article 2.4.2 -- Failing to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official, the receipt of any gift, payment, hospitality or other benefit that was made or given in circumstances that could bring the Participant or the sport of cricket into disrepute.
A breach of Article 2.4.3 -- Failing to disclose to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official receipt of hospitality with a value of US $750 or more.
Breaches of Article 2.4.6 -- Failing to cooperate with the Designated Anti-Corruption Official's investigation.
Breaches of Article 2.4.7 -- Obstructing or delaying the Designated Anti-Corruption Official's investigation by concealing information that may have been relevant to the investigation.
"Mr Samuels has 14 days from 21 September to respond to the charges. The ICC will not make any further comment in respect of these charges at this stage," ICC in an official statement said.
Samuels played 71 Tests, 207 ODIs and 67 T20Is for the West Indies. He scored 11,134 runs and picked up 152 wickets during his international career between 2000 and 2018.
With ANI Inputs