ICC Suspends Officials

October 11, 2012

Six umpires accused of corruption will not be selected to officiate by the International Cricket Council (ICC) until allegations of relating to an India TV sting operation have been investigated fully.

An ICC statement read: “The International Cricket Council and its relevant Full Member Boards have agreed not to appoint any of the umpires named in a sting operation recently conducted by India TV to any domestic or international cricket matches pending the outcome of the ongoing investigations into the allegations made.

“The officials named are not contracted by the ICC and those Boards who employ and nominate the umpires directly will conduct the investigations as a matter of urgency.”{comments on}