T10 franchise owner of the Sindhis Deepak Agarwal has been banned by the ICC for two years after he violated the anti-corruption code.
Deepak Agarwal was banned by the ICC for two years after he admitted his violation against the anti-corruption code. Six months of those years will only be a suspension since he admitted his fault.
Agarwal has been under the radar of the ICC since he had bought the Sindhis franchise way back 2018. During one of the investigations, he admitted that he had concealed some information which was related to another participator who hinds behind the pseudonym of Mr.X.
With that, the ICC charged Agarwal for destroying and tampering with some pieces of evidence which breach article 2.4.7 of the Anti-Corruption Code. Apparently, Agarwal asked Mr.X to delete all messages which had transpired between the two of them.
Article 2.4.7 reads, ‘obstructing or delaying an investigation, including concealing, tampering with or destroying any documentation or other information that may be relevant to that investigation and/or that may be evidence of or may lead to the discovery of evidence of corrupt conduct under the ICC Anti-Corruption Code’.
Since Agarwal chose to admit the charades against him, he also agreed to the sanction given by the ICC. Subject to the conditions of the sanction, Agarwal may once again be involved with cricket starting October 27, 2021.
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