Former Kenya captain disgraced August 18, 2004

The charges against Odumbe

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Justice Ebrahim, the former judge who headed the enquiry against Maurice Odumbe, found the following instances proven:

1. Association with a known bookmaker;

2. Accepting the provision of hotel accommodation in India in January 2002 from a known bookmaker and/or his associates;

3. Accepting the provision of hotel accommodation in India in May 2002 from a known bookmaker and/or his associates;

4. Accepting during the hotel stay in India in May 2002 the provision of the sums of Rs6000 (US$130 approx) and Rs10,000 (US$215 approx);

5. Accepting the provision of hotel accommodation at the Sun-n-Sand Hotel in India in October 2002 from a known bookmaker and/or his associates;

6. Accepting the provision of hotel accommodation at the Leela Hotel in India in October 2002 from a known bookmaker and/or his associates;

7. Accepting the provision of hotel accommodation in India in November 2002 from a known bookmaker and/or his associates;

8. Accepting on checking out of the hotel in November 2002 the sum of Rs317 (US$7 approx);

9. Admitting that he had received the sum of US$5000 to fix a match;

10. Receiving the sum of US$10,000 in cash from a known bookmaker in June 2002;

11. Receiving the sum of US$8000 in cash from a known bookmaker on an unidentified date in 2002-03; and

12. Admitting to receiving US$5000 for fixing a match in Zimbabwe.