Former Zimbabwe cricketer and Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach Thik Ki has been banned from cricket for eight years for match-fixing. From 2016 to 2018, he coached various teams in Zimbabwe and domestic cricket. At that time, he was associated with the match average. Thiq Ki has admitted responsibility for five major allegations against him. For which the ICC has fired him.
Thik Ki, 47, is facing a number of other charges, including leaking classified information to an opposing party, repeatedly receiving unethical rewards, and deliberately delaying an investigation. The ICC’s anti-corruption wing has deported the former Zimbabwe star cricketer for eight years for all these offenses.
ICC manager Alex Marshall said Thik Ki was a senior cricketer. He has been associated with international cricket for a long time and he was the coach of the international team. He also attended meetings of various anti-corruption branches of the ICC. Despite that, Thik has violated the rules more than once. He will return to international cricket on March 28, 2029 after eight years in exile.
Thik Ki has played 85 Tests and 189 ODIs for Zimbabwe. He has 4933 runs and 455 wickets.