Former Zimbabwe captain and coach Heath Streak has been banned for eight years after being charged with multiple breaches of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s anti-corruption code.
One of Zimbabwe’s legends, Streak has been under probe for a list of games between 2017 and 2018 – during his stint as a coach. It is believed that the matches include some in international cricket as well as for stints in T20 leagues – including the IPL, the BPL and Afghanistan Premier League.
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Under the provisions of the Code, Streak chose to admit the charges and agreed the sanction with the ICC in lieu of an Anti-Corruption Tribunal hearing. He will be free to resume his involvement in the game on 28 March 2029.
Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – Integrity Unit, said: “Heath Streak is an experienced former international cricketer…