ICC investigating fixing allegations in BPL

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 20:26

Zee Media Bureau

Dhaka: ICC’s anti corruptions unit is investigating a match fixing allegation in the second season of BPL.

An ICC spokesperson has confirmed that, Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) has been working on fixing allegations in Bangladesh.

Recently in India, a similar case of betting and spot-fixing also came to the fore when three Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested on charges of fixing during the Indian Premier league (IPL) season 6.

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) came into existence after the popularity of the Indian version.

Gladiators star Ashraful, 28 was allegedly paid about $12,800 to lose the February 2 match played between Dhaka Gladiators and Chittagong Kings. He is also alleged to have fixed the match against Barisal Burners which his team lost my 7wickets.

Former Bangladesh spinner Shariful Haque, was banned after he was found guilty of match fixing in the first edition of the BPL.

BCB spokesperson Jalal Yunus, said that the reports by the ACSU will come out shortly and they will act accordingly to the BCB’s anti corruption rule.



First Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 20:26

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