The International Cricket Council has banned Marlon Samuels for six years after an independent Anti-Corruption Tribunal found him guilty of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) Anti-Corruption Code.
Samuels was charged by the ICC in September 21 and was found guilty in August this year on four counts.
He didn’t report the corrupt approach to the anti-corruption offical.
Samuels didn’t reveal the hospitality he recieved with a value of US $750 or more.
The legendary all-rounder refused to cooperate with the anti-corruption official.
He was also accused of obstructing or delaying investigation by concealing information.
The ban is effective from 11 November 2023.
Alex Marshall, the ICC General Manager, said: “Samuels played cricket for close to 20 years and he knew about the rules and regulations. Although he doesn’t play cricket anymore, he was active as a cricketer when the offences were committed by him. His ban of six years will serve as a lesson to other.”