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Banned South African cricketer Alviro Petersen 'feared for safety' during match-fixing investigations

Banned South African cricketer Alviro Petersen 'feared for safety' during match-fixing investigations

In a statement Petersen claimed that the plea bargain he reached with Cricket South Africa (CSA), accepting a two-year ban, vindicated his insistence that he was not corrupt.

Ex-South African batsman Alviro Petersen banned for two years for corruption

Ex-South African batsman Alviro Petersen banned for two years for corruption

After considering representations made by Petersen, CSA withdrew other charges, including those relating to fixing or contriving to fix any match and seeking, accepting or offering to accept any bribe or other reward to fix or influence any match.

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen granted extension to respond to fixing charges

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen granted extension to respond to fixing charges

Petersen, 36, was charged by CSA on November 12 and was initially given 14 days to respond.

Epic mess-up: Bangladesh newspaper uses Kevin Pietersen​'s photo in Alviro’s match-fixing story

Epic mess-up: Bangladesh newspaper uses Kevin Pietersen​'s photo in Alviro’s match-fixing story

KP last played for England in the 2013-14 Ashes series and the subsequent ODIs.

I`m not a match-fixer, insists Alviro Petersen

I`m not a match-fixer, insists Alviro Petersen

The 35-year-old captain of the Johannesburg-based Highveld Lions was charged Saturday with multiple breaches of the CSA anti-corruption code and provisionally barred from any involvement with the sport.

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen charged with match-fixing

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen charged with match-fixing

The former Highveld Lions captain has fourteen days to respond to the charges.

Ram Slam match-fixing scandal: Alviro Petersen confirms reporting suspect approaches

Ram Slam match-fixing scandal: Alviro Petersen confirms reporting suspect approaches

Petersen denied any involvement in match-fixing in Ram Slam.