Kumar Sangakkara grilled for more than 5 hours as probe into World Cup 2011 final picks pace

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The prone launched by Sri Lankan Goverment into the allegations of fixing charges in World Cup 2011 final has picked up pace as the Police have started to grill high profile cricketers of Country.

Kumar Sangakkara who captain of the Sri Lanka side that lost final to India in the match played in Mumbai was on Thursday grilled by Police for more than five hours at Police unit of Sri Lanka Sports Ministry.

As per reports at the same time Sangakkara was being questioned, a protest against the investigation was held outside the Sports Ministry’s office.

Pertinently Sports Ministry of Sri Lanka launched an investigation in the fixing charges , following allegation made by former Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage. On 18 June, Aluthgamage had stated that the 2011 Cricket World Cup had been fixed.

Statements have been recorded already from Aluthgamage, former Chairman of the National Selection Committee Aravinda de Silva and Sri Lanka opener Upul Tharanga.