One day series against Pakistan will continue: ECB

The Sun reported that parts of Pakistan's innings were fixed and the bookies operating from Dubai and Delhi were aware of the details even before the match had begun. Pakistan won the match by 23 runs.

The ECB, refused to comment on the latest ICC investigation, but said the allegations is not going to threaten the remaining two matches.

"The matter is in the hands of the ICC as it stands. We see the final two matches going ahead at this stage," an ECB spokesperson was quoted as saying by The Daily Telegraph.  
The ICC confirmed that it has launched an investigation into the match at The Oval.

ICC's chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the information given by the British tabloid appeared to be correct.

"Broadly speaking, that information appeared to be correct. We, therefore, feel it is incumbent upon us to launch a full enquiry into this particular game although it is worth pointing out at this stage that we are not stating as fact that anything untoward has occurred. Only in the fullness of the investigation can that be established," Lorgat said in a statement.

"We thank The Sun newspaper for its information and cooperation in this regard, and we will work with its staff and sources to ensure the full truth surrounding this match is ascertained," he added.

The fresh allegations come after the ICC suspended the Pakistani trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif on charges of spot-fixing during the fourth Test against England at Lord's.

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