Taylor says he faces ICC ban for bribe, drugs with Indian businessman
The New Indian Express Chennai|January 25, 2022
FORMER Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor revealed on Monday in a tweet he took cocaine, a $15,000 bribe from an Indian businessman to fix matches and that he faces a multiple-year ban from international cricket.

“The ICC (International Cricket Council) are taking the decision to impose a multi-year ban on my international cricketing career,” he tweeted, adding he didn’t fix any matches.

Tayloe said in October 2019 he was invited by an Indian businessman to discuss “sponsorships and the potential launch of a T20 competition in Zimbabwe and was advised that I would be paid USD$15 000 for the journey”.

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