Every team will have dedicated anti-corruption officer during 2019 ICC World Cup

first_img Press Trust of India LondonMay 14, 2019UPDATED: May 14, 2019 11:34 IST The 2019 ICC World Cup start May 30 with hosts England taking on South Africa (@cricketworldcup Photo)In a first, all the 10 participating teams of the upcoming ODI World Cup will have a dedicated anti-corruption officer attached with it to deliver a corruption-free tournament, according to a report.The report in the ‘Daily Telegraph’ said the ICC will attach an anti-corruption official with each team starting from warm-up matches till the end of the tournament.”Previously, the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption Unit had personnel deployed at each venue, meaning that teams would deal with a number of officials over the course of a tournament,” the report said.”Now, the same official will be assigned to a team from the warm-up matches to the end of the competition, staying in the same hotel as the players and travelling with them to training and matches.”It said the move was part of ICC Anti-Corruption Unit’s effort to deliver a fixing and corruption-free World Cup and also an effort to build better relations between players and the ACU.”By being with teams throughout the competition, it is also thought that anti-corruption officials will be better placed to spot any potential corruptors who lurk near players or back-room staff and so identify any behaviour that may be suspicious,” the report further stated.Also Read | Sunil Gavaskar picks transformed England as favourites to win World CupFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow ICCFollow anti-corruptionFollow 2019 ICC World Cup Every team will have dedicated anti-corruption officer during 2019 ICC World CupThe International Cricket Council announced that an anti-corruption official will be present with each team starting from warm-up matches till the end of the tournament.advertisementlast_img

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