Zimbabwe’s Taylor banned by ICC for spot-fixing

Taylor claimed he was pushed right into approving the cash from an Indian business owner in October 2019

Previous Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor has actually been prohibited from all cricket for 3-1/2 years after confessing he got a $15,000 “down payment” for spot-fixing, the International Cricket Council (ICC) claimed on Friday.

Taylor claimed he was blackmailed as well as never ever completed the plan which he was pushed right into approving the cash from an Indian business owner in October 2019.

Spot-fixing describes adjustment of component of a video game to supply an offered result for wagering objectives.

The 35-year-old included that it took him 4 months to report the occurrence to the ICC anti-corruption system due to the fact that he was afraid for his security.

Along with 4 violations of the ICC anti-corruption code, Taylor was additionally billed with breaching the anti-doping code after examining favorable for the energizer benzoylecognine, a drug metabolite, in an in-competition examination carried out on Sep. 8 2021.

” Brendan is a previous global captain that stood for Zimbabwe for 17 years,” ICC honesty system basic supervisor Alex Marshall claimed.

” Over such a lengthy occupation, he joined countless anti-corruption as well as anti-doping education and learning sessions as well as recognized specifically what his responsibilities were under the ICC Anti-Corruption as well as Anti-Doping Codes.

” It is frustrating that a gamer of his experience picked not to meet those responsibilities, nevertheless he has actually approved all fees, which has actually been shown in the permission.”

Taylor, that bet Zimbabwe in 34 Examinations, 205 one-dayers as well as 45 T20s, relinquished global cricket in September.

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