Zimbabwe Cricket Great Heath Streak Banned for Corruption

The International Cricket Council has slapped an 8-year ban on former Zimbabwe cricket captain Heath Streak, for corruption. Streak was implicated for his dealings with a shady Indian gambler identified only as 'Mr X'. Now Zimbabwe's sports ministry has requested the National Prosecuting Authority to ascertain whether any criminal laws, particularly those relating to corruption, have been breached by Streak. The former fast bowler retired from playing in 2005 after a 12-year career, claiming 216 wickets in 65 Tests, and 239 wickets in 189 one-day internationals. He remains the only Zimbabwean bowler with more than 100 Test wickets.

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