Thami Tsolekile named in South African cricket match-fixing investigation

• Former Test wicketkeeper alleged to have been paid in Ram Slam T20 scandal
• Highveld Lions captain has played three Tests for South Africa

The former Test wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile has been revealed as one of the players under investigation in the Twenty20 corruption scandal that has rocked South African cricket.

The Guardian has learned Tsolekile, who played the last of his three Tests for South Africa 12 years ago but has been in their squad as recently as March 2014, is alleged to have been paid at least R75,000 (£3,100) to improperly influence an aspect of last year’s Ram Slam competition.

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