The Week That Was - May 17

Sreesanth, two other Rajasthan Royals players arrested

In a sordid scandal to hit cricket, three Rajasthan Royals players, including Indian pacer Sreesanth, were on Thursday sent to five days police custody after being arrested on charges of spot-fixing in the IPL, triggering widespread shock and anger.

More than 12 hours after Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were taken into custody by Delhi Police after the Rajasthan Royals match against Mumbai Indians got over in Mumbai, police here revealed shocking details of their alleged involvement with the underworld-linked bookies.

Besides the 30-year-old Sreesanth from Kerala, who has featured in 27 Tests and 53 ODIs, the other two are spinners Chavan (Mumbai) and Chandila (Haryana).

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