[caption id="attachment_751850" align="alignnone" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/alex-marshall.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-751850" alt="Alex Marshall" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/alex-marshall.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Alex Marshall (Credit: ICC)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) for serious allegations of corruption. <p></p> <p></p>Alex Marshall, General Manager of ICC Anti-Corruption Unit, confirmed the investigation in a statement on Wednesday <p></p> <p></p>"We are currently in Sri Lanka as part of our ongoing investigations into serious allegations of corruption in cricket in the country," ICC said in a media release. "The enquiries are continuing so it would not be appropriate to comment further, but I can confirm that we have, at their request, provided a detailed briefing to the Sri Lankan President, Prime Minister and Sports Minister." <p></p> <p></p>It further added, "We are receiving full support from the Competent Authority currently in place at Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) whilst elections for the SLC Board are pending." <p></p> <p></p>Marshall clarified that the investigations aren't aren't related to the upcoming series against England starting October 10. "I'd like to make it clear that these investigations have been underway for a considerable time and do not relate to the series about to start in Sri Lanka. <p></p> <p></p>Both Sri Lankan and England cricket teams will be briefed on the issue. "However, I will take the opportunity to brief both the teams over the coming days to ensure they remain alert to the risks from would be corruptors."