Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak banned for corruption


New Delhi

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been banned from all cricket for eight years after he accepted five charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council announced today. Streak was charged as a participant under the Code by virtue of his status as the coach of Zimbabwe from 2016 to 2018 and as the coach of various domestic teams. His ban extends until March 2029.

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