The England and Wales Cricket Board has dismissed allegations of spot-fixing in opposition to England gamers made in a brand new tv documentary.
An investigation by the Al Jazeera community claims to have “uncovered proof of corruption on the highest ranges of worldwide cricket”, together with by a “small group” of England gamers.
“While the restricted info now we have been given by Al Jazeera is poorly ready and lacks readability and corroboration, it has been correctly assessed,” the ECB stated.
“Evaluation of this by the ECB Integrity Staff has forged little doubt on the integrity or behaviour of any England participant, present or former.”
Al Jazeera, which says it has obtained “purported recordings” of a match-fixer calling within the fixes to a infamous Indian bookmaker linked to organised crime, claims the corruption “seems to contain two dozen fixes in 15 worldwide matches” relationship from 2011 and 2012.
The broadcaster says the proof factors to a small group of England gamers allegedly finishing up spot-fixes in seven matches, Australia gamers in 5 matches and Pakistan gamers in three. Gamers from different groups allegedly carried out spot-fixes in a single match.
The report provides the matches through which fixes have been allegedly carried out embrace England versus India at Lord’s, South Africa versus Australia in Cape City and a number of other matches throughout England’s collection in opposition to Pakistan within the United Arab Emirates.
“The ECB takes its duties on anti-corruption and preserving the integrity of cricket very significantly,” the assertion added.
“The supplies now we have been given have been referred to the ICC’s Anti-Corruption unit and we are going to proceed to work with them, as is the proper process for safeguarding the sport.”
Responding to Al Jazeera’s claims, world governing physique the ICC stated in a press release it was “dedicated to working to uphold integrity in cricket”.
It added: “As you’ll count on we are going to once more take the contents of the programme and any allegations it might make significantly and can examine totally.
“The investigation into these allegations has already commenced and can run alongside quite a lot of different dwell unrelated investigations. When contemplating the claims, we are going to work with skilled unbiased betting analysts.
“We do welcome the dedication from the broadcaster to share the information with Interpol and, I hope, different regulation enforcement companies who can act upon the data and assist us in ridding the game of those criminals.”