Solway charged with breaching Anti-Corruption Code
June 20, 2018
Cricket Australia (CA) has charged ACT cricketer Dean Solway with breaching the Anti-Corruption Code (Code).
Solway, who played one Toyota Futures League match in 2017-18 for ACT/NSW Country and 16 Toyota Futures League matches since 2012-13, was charged with breaching Article 2.2.1 of the Code – placing, accepting, offering, laying or otherwise entering into any Bet in relation to the result, progress, conduct or any other aspect of any Match or Event.
He was charged with the following offences:
• Placing one bet on the result of a Test between Australia and Bangladesh in August 2017
• Placing three bets on the outcome of Indian Premier League matches in April 2018
Solway accepted the charge and the proposed sanction of a two-year period of ineligibility, of which 15 months is suspended for a period of two years commencing from 21 February 2018.
He will be prohibited from participating in any form of cricket for a period of nine months, and become eligible to play again on 22 November 2018 provided no further breaches of the Code.
Solway may also be required to assist CA in the delivery of anti-corruption education up to 21 February 2020.
Cricket Australia’s Anti-Corruption Code is available here