IPL 8 – Spot Fixing
NEW DELHI: A Mumbai-based Rajasthan Royals player was approached with an offer of cash for spot-altering a month ago, plainly demonstrating that endeavors to alter matches is still pervasive in the discussion loaded Indian Premier League.
Affirming that a cricketer was in fact approached, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said the player’s activity demonstrated that the Board’s endeavors to teach players over dangers of spot-settling are paying off.
“A player was approached and he immediately intimated @BCCI anti corruption unit. Glad that BCCI education policy showing positive results” Thakur tweeted today.
His post added: “Players are alert & they know what is to be done due to our regular education efforts.”