Gulam Bodi charged underneath anti-corruption code

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A record print of Gulam Bodi. PHOTO: CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA

A record print of Gulam Bodi. PHOTO: CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA

JOHANNESBURG: Former South Africa one-day general and Twenty20 actor Gulam Bodi was on Thursday named as a chairman charged underneath Cricket South Africa’s anti-corruption code.

Bodi has been charged with contriving to fix, or differently improperly change aspects of a 2015 South African domestic Twenty20 competition.

“Following a investigations and due process, we have reached a indicate where we can endorse that Mr Bodi is a surrogate who was charged by CSA in early Dec 2015 underneath a CSA anti-corruption code,” said CSA arch executive Haroon Lorgat.

“Mr Bodi is currently co-operating with a CSA anti-corruption officials. We now wait his response to a charges and a matter will take a march in suitability with a routine summarized in a code.”

Bodi, 37, played in dual one-day internationals for South Africa, both opposite Zimbabwe, in Aug 2007. He played in a singular Twenty20 general opposite a West Indies in Dec of a same year and was a member of South Africa’s patrol for a initial World Twenty20 in 2007, nonetheless he did not play in a game.

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He was innate in Hathuran, India, though his family changed to South Africa when he was a teenager.

He initial captivated courtesy as a left-arm chinaman bowler, representing South African Schools in 1997 and South Africa Under-19 in a Under-19 World Cup in 1998.

He was picked to play for a comparison inhabitant group as a bowler in a one-day array in a West Indies in 2004/05 though pennyless a finger personification bar cricket in England shortly before he was due to join a tour.

By a time he was picked again, it was as a hard-hitting maladroit top-order “pinch-hitter” batsman.

In new seasons he has played essentially in singular overs matches. A Cricket South Africa press release, released in Dec 2015, pronounced a then-unnamed “intermediary” had been provisionally suspended.

Bodi has not played in a deputy compare given final January.

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