Sex scandal hits Sri Lanka cricket; SLC begins probe

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Published: Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 15:46 [IST]
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Sex scandal hits Sri Lanka cricket

Colombo, Oct 29: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has launched an investigation into allegations made by its women cricketers against selectors and the team management asking to be "sexually pleased" to be picked in the national team.

According to local media reports, SLC's Executive Committee has decided to conduct an inquiry. The four-member probe panel consists of former captain and chief men's national selector Sanath Jayasuriya.

SLC Vice President Mohan de Silva, Secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Assistant Secretary Hirantha Perera and Jayasuriya have been appointed to a committee to investigate the allegations, a report in Sri Lanka's "Daily Mirror" said.

The committee will conduct their inquiry on Thursday (October 30) and will summon National selectors, Team Officials including national team Manager and Coach and also all members of the national squad to give evidence, the report added.


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