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Aravinda de Silva questioned for over 6 hours in World Cup 2011 final fixing allegation probe

Aravinda de Silva was questioned for over 6 hours in World Cup 2011 final fixing claims probe (Reuters Photo)

Colombo, July 1 (PTI) - 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". Aluthgamage has alleged that his country "sold" the game to India, a ...

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Sri Lanka orders criminal probe into allegations that 2011 Cricket World Cup was ‘sold’ to India

India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in 2011 World Cup final (Reuters Image)

June 30 (AFP) - Sri Lanka has ordered a criminal probe into allegations the 2011 cricket World Cup final was "sold" to India, officials said Monday. "A criminal investigation has begun," K.D.S. Ruwanchandra, the secretary to the sports ministry, told AFP. "It is handled by the (police) independent Special Investigation Unit on sports-related offences." Former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage claimed ...

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