Lou Vincent, Pakistan's Naveed Arif Charged With Match Fixing: ECB

Lou Vincent has been charged with 14 offences while former Surrey cricketer Naveed Arif is charged with six offences pertaining to suspect Twenty20 matches under ECB's jurisdiction.

Updated: May 22, 2014 21:00 IST
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London: The England and Wales Cricket Board has charged former New Zealand Test player Lou Vincent and Pakistani pace bowler Naveed Arif with match fixing in two county matches.

The ECB said on Thursday that Vincent has been charged under its Anti-Corruption Code with a total of 14 offences related to the games played in August 2011, a Twenty20 match between Sussex and Lancashire and a 40 over game between Sussex and Kent. (Also read: Lou Vincent suggests Champions League T20 matches could be fixed)

Arif, who played for Pakistan A, is charged with six offences in relation to the 40-over game.

The board said both players have been provisionally suspended from all competition sanctioned by the ECB, the ICC and any other national cricket federation. (Related: Gavaskar says two IPL 7 players approached by bookies)

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