Ex-West Indies all-rounder guilty of breaching ICC’s code
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The International Cricket Council’s anti-corruption code was violated by former West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels.

The 2019 Abu Dhabi-based T10 league found Samuels to have broken rules in four areas.

The appropriate punishment has yet to be determined by an independent tribunal.

He was West Indies’ top scorer in both finals of the T20 World Cup, which he won twice with the team.

In addition, Samuels failed to disclose hospitality worth more than $700 and payments, gifts or other benefits that could bring the sport of cricket into disrepute.

Furthermore, he was found guilty of obstructing or delaying the investigation by concealing information that could have been relevant, after being charged by cricket’s world governing body in 2021.

Samuels retired from professional cricket in November 2020 after playing 71 Tests, 207 one-day internationals, and 67 Twenty20 internationals for West Indies.

In 2007, Samuels was banned from cricket for two years between 2008 and 2010 for passing information to a bookmaker during a one-day series in India.

In an unrelated punishment, the ICC suspended him three times from bowling his off-spin.

He was banned from bowling quicker deliveries since 2013, and again in 2015, after his first offence in 2008.

Samuels also faced former Australia captain Shane Warne, England all-rounder Ben Stokes – with whom he had a long-running rivalry – and seamer Graham Onions on the field.