Sachithra Senanayake arrested for match-fixing

Sachitra Senanayake, the former Sri Lanka spinner, was arrested by Sri Lanka Police on Wednesday (September 6) in relation to match-fixing charges.

The special investigation unit of the Sports Ministry is set to frame criminal charges against Senanayake who is set to be produced in court.

Senanayake,  represented Sri Lanka in 49 ODIs and 24 T20Is, and played a lone Test for the country.

The arrest relates to the 2020 edition of the Lanka Premier League where Senanayake, who didn't feature in the tournament, was accused of enticing two players to fix games.

Stay Tuned For More Updates