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Former Sri Lankan cricketer Aravinda De Silva questioned over 2011 World Cup final match-fixing allegation


De Silva, former national selection committee chairman and who was the man of the match in the 1996 World Cup final which Sri Lanka won, was summoned by the police on Tuesday to record his statement.

The Sri Lankan police on Tuesday said it has questioned former national selection committee chairman Aravinda de Silva over ex-Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s allegation that the national cricket team’s loss to India in the 2011 World Cup final was fixed by “certain parties”.

Mr. Aluthgamage has alleged that his country “sold” the game to India, a claim that was ridiculed by former ...


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