IPL spot-fixing: BCCI to decide on Ajit Chandila, Hiken Shah's fate today
BCCI's three-member panel, headed by president Shashank Manohar, also comprising Jyotiraditya Scindia and Niranjan Shah, will announce their final verdict today.
New Delhi: The Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) disciplinary committee will announce its final verdict on the future of tainted cricketers Ajit Chandila and Hiken Shah today.
The three-member panel, headed by BCCI president Shashank Manohar, also comprising Jyotiraditya Scindia and Niranjan Shah, will announce their final verdict today.
The tainted duo appeared in person before the Committee on December 24 last and were given time till January 4 to file a written response to the charges against them.
It met again on January 5 when Shah appeared in person, made an oral submission and a written reply to the findings of the enquiry against him.
Chandila was arrested by the police for trying to spot-fix IPL games in 2013 along with his then Rajasthan Royals teammates S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan who have been banned for life by the BCCI.
The BCCI is yet to decide on the quantum of punishment to be awarded to Chandila who has been suspended from the game since the scandal broke two years ago.
The BCCI will also decide on the punishment for Mumbai Ranji Trophy cricketer Hiken Shah for his alleged breach of the Board's anti-corruption code ahead of this year's IPL.