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Sports Ministry Secretary calls for probe into Aluthgamage’s claims on match fixing

The Sports Ministry Secretary has called for an immediate probe into former Sri Lankan Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage’s shocking claim that the ICC World Cup 2011 final was fixed.

Aluthgamage alleged yesterday that Sri Lanka should have won the final. He said that the game was fixed resulting in India coming out victorious under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.

Mahela Jayawardena, who was part of the 2011 World Cup final Sri Lanka team, however, rubbished the claims.

“Is the elections around the corner? Looks like the circus has started. names and evidence?” Jayawardena tweeted.