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Cricket Australia end investigation into Moeen sledge claim

September 24, 2018
Cricket Australia end investigation into Moeen sledge claim

Moeen Ali had claimed that an Australian player called him 'Osama' during his Ashes debut

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Cricket Australia has closed its investigation into England all-rounder Moeen Ali’s claim that he was called “Osama” by a rival player during an Ashes test in 2015 after finding no new details, a CA spokesperson said on Monday.

Moeen made the allegation in his autobiography, which was being serialised in The Times newspaper, saying the apparent reference to militant Osama bin Laden came during his Ashes debut in Cardiff.

“We have followed up with the ECB (English board) and our team management and confirmed that the incident was investigated at the time, with a response provided to Moeen,” a CA spokesman told www.cricket.com.au

“Moeen elected not to progress the matter any further and we have not been able to ascertain any new additional evidence through our inquiries.

“As such, the matter is considered closed.”

 
 
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