‘We will not act towards the bookies’ – BCCI ACU Chief
The Karnataka Premier League [KPL] match-fixing scandal has as soon as proceeded to carry disgrace to Indian cricket. With the arrest of high-profile home cricketers like wicketkeeper-batsman CM Gautham and captain of the Mizoram home cricket crew, Abrar Kazi, the BCCI has determined to conduct its personal investigation into the controversy.
Based on a report revealed within the Instances of India, Ajit Singh- the Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit of the BCCI- will apprise former Indian captain and the present president of apex cricketing physique of the nation, Sourav Ganguly, on all the situation that has engulfed the home T20 event.
“There are two factors right here. When the Bangalore police recordsdata its cost sheet, its investigation can be full. We’ll take a replica of that chargesheet. Secondly, there are some folks towards whom we now have additionally launched our inquiry. We’re taking their statements and giving them the chance to defend themselves. After that, we’ll suggest the required motion to the Board,” Singh informed The Instances of India on Friday
‘We will’t act towards the bookies’ – BCCI ACU Chief
On being requested whether or not the inquiry revolves across the tainted cricketers, Ajit Singh refuses to expose into the small print however admitted it was relating to the spot-foxing within the Karnataka Premier League
“They’re ‘individuals.’ It’s a large definition, which incorporates, gamers and help workers, or anybody. Nevertheless, we will’t provide the names till we full the inquiry. We’re in contact with the police. If we’ve one thing, we go it on to them as a result of they’ve the authorized authority to handle a a lot wider spectrum. We will solely take motion towards the ‘individuals,’ however they will do this towards the others, just like the bookies, too. We will’t act towards the bookies,” he mentioned.
With the menace of spot-fixing as soon as once more speaking centerstage, Ajit Singh is fearful that the information may have far-reaching penalties but in addition hopes that the subsequent season of the KPL can be cleaner than what it was.
“I really feel that after the motion that has been taken, the impression can be far-reaching. Possibly, the subsequent version of KPL can be cleaner than what it was,” he hoped.