Devon Thomas Accused of Match-Fixing: ICC Charges West Indies Batsman

The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday that West Indies batsman Devon Thomas has been temporarily suspended for accused match-fixing, accusing him of seven violations of the organization’s anti-corruption policy.

Devon Thomas has earlier suspended by WIC

Three governing bodies have accused Thomas, 33, who has represented his nation in all three formats, of breaking the rules.

Devon Thomas of the West Indies has been provisionally suspended with immediate effect after being charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with seven counts under the anti-corruption codes of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).”From May 23, 2023, Mr. Thomas has 14 days to respond to the charges,” it continued.

ICC Allegation on Devon Thomas to Fix or Attempt to Fix

The ICC stated that the allegations “involve devising or being a party to an agreement to fix or attempt to fix, contrive or improperly influence the result, progress, conduct or other aspects of matches in the Lanka Premier League 2021.”

He has also been charged with violating a number of other laws, such as failing to disclose all relevant information about a strategy in the Lanka Premier League 2021, Abu Dhabi T10 2021, and CPL 2021.

Thomas Last Appearance in International Cricket

Thomas last appeared in a game in December, when he made his Test debut at Adelaide against Australia. He was selected for the side for the ODI series against the United Arab Emirates later this month. He has appeared in 21 one-day internationals (ODI), 12 Twenty20 matches, and one test match.

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