West Indies worldwide all-rounder and wicketkeeper Devon Thomas has been charged by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) with seven counts below their anti-corruption codes. He has been provisionally suspended with instant impact on account of his alleged involvement in match-fixing makes an attempt within the Lanka Premier League, Abu Dhabi T20, and Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
The ICC has taken this motion on behalf of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB), and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
In keeping with a launch by cricket’s world governing physique on Tuesday, the ICC, appearing because the Designated Anti-Corruption Official, has charged Thomas below the SLC Anti-Corruption Code for Contributors (SLC Code), the ECB Anti-Corruption Code for Contributors of the T10 Cricket League (ECB Code), and the CPL Anti-Corruption Code for Contributors (CPL Code).
West Indies’ Devon Thomas has been charged for breaching ICC’s Anti-Corruption codes.
— ICC (@ICC) May 23, 2023
Thomas has been accused below Article 2.1.1 of the SLC Code of contriving or being get together to an settlement to repair or try to repair matches within the Lanka Premier League 2021.
Moreover, he has been charged with failing to promptly disclose full particulars of any method or invites to interact in Corrupt Conduct within the Lanka Premier League 2021 to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official. Underneath Article 2.4.6 of the SLC Code, Thomas has additionally been charged with failing or refusing, with out sufficient justification, to cooperate with the investigation carried out by the Designated Anti-Corruption Official by not offering correct and full info or requested documentation.
Moreover, he has been charged below Article 2.4.7 of the SLC Code for obstructing or delaying the investigation into Corrupt Conduct by the Designated Anti-Corruption Official. This contains concealing, tampering with, or destroying any related documentation or info that might be proof or result in the invention of proof of Corrupt Conduct.
Thomas has been charged below Article 2.4.4 of the ECB Code for failing to promptly disclose full particulars of any method or invites to interact in Corrupt Conduct on the Abu Dhabi T10 2021 to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official.
Equally, as per Article 2.4.4 of the CPL Code, Thomas has been charged with failing to promptly disclose full particulars of any method or invites to interact in Corrupt Conduct in CPL 2021 to the Designated Anti-Corruption Official.
Underneath Article 2.4.2 of the CPL Code, he has been accused of not disclosing, with out undue delay, the receipt of any present, cost, hospitality, or profit that he knew or ought to have identified was meant to acquire a breach of the CPL Code or may convey the participant or the sport of cricket into disrepute.
Devon Thomas has a deadline of 14 days, ranging from Could 23, 2023, to reply to the fees. In his profession, Devon Thomas has represented West Indies in a single Take a look at, 21 ODIs, and 12 T20 Internationals.