Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak was on Wednesday banned for eight years from all cricket after he accepted 5 prices of breaching the ICC anti-corruption code, together with disclosing inside info and facilitating corrupt approaches.
One of Zimbabwe’s most interesting quick bowlers, Streak has been underneath investigation for a number of video games between 2017 and 2018 when he served as a coach.
“Heath Streak is an experienced former international cricketer and national team coach, who had participated in numerous anti-corruption education sessions and was fully aware of his responsibilities under the Code,” Alex Marshall, ICC normal supervisor of integrity unit, mentioned in an ICC assertion.
Among others, the fees included (2.3.2) “disclosing inside information under both the ICC Code and various domestic Codes, in circumstances where he knew or should have known that such information may be used for betting purposes.”
The matches embrace some in worldwide cricket in addition to for stints in Twenty20 leagues together with the IPL, the BPL and Afghanistan Premier League.
Under the provisions of the code, Streak selected to confess the fees and agreed the sanction with the ICC in lieu of an anti-corruption tribunal listening to. He will probably be free to renew his involvement within the sport on March 28, 2029.
Streak, Zimbabwe’s highest wicket-taker in Tests and ODIs, was the coach of the nationwide staff till early 2018.
He additionally served because the bowling coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in 2018.