Howzat Aluthgamage! Aravinda, Sanga back in fray

In June, Aluthgamage, who was the Sports Minister in 2011, publicly claimed Sri Lanka had ‘sold’ the World Cup final played in Mumbai with India. While he didn’t name anyone, it was clear the former Sports Minister was hitting out at selectors headed by Aravinda de Silva. Sangakkara was captain at the time.

Aravinda and Sangakkara both demanded an independent inquiry following the wild allegations. The local investigators ‘dropped’ the case over lack of evidence and the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) found no evidence to merit an investigation. However, State prosecutors are yet to give their opinion on whether to conclude or continue with the case…

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