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ACU chief said MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli will never fall prey to bookies

  • 17 Sep 2019 20:33:53

The Indian cricket crew got numerous stuns as a few reports of match-fixing related occurrences rose on Monday. After a couple of players and mentors related with one of the establishments of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) went under the scanner of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), an Indian ladies' cricket crew player revealed that she was drawn closer by two bookies to fix matches. At the focal point of both these examinations is ACU boss Ajit Singh Shekhawat. A day after both these episodes developed, Shekhawat said that enormous names like MS Dhoni or Virat Kohli will never fall prey to bookies as they have "more to lose than addition". He additionally included that "they can't forfeit their notoriety for such things".

Addressing IANS, the ACU boss said that it is the more youthful and as a rule the fruitless players who get attracted into these things as they are either uninformed of what's going on - if there should arise an occurrence of adolescents - or the cash is too huge to overlook.

"In the event that you ask me, today in cricket, a star has substantially more to lose than addition in the event that he engages in this. Envision a Virat Kohli or Dhoni getting into this. Things don't simply move by cash, it is likewise the notoriety that matters. They can't forfeit their notoriety for such things. They are far greater than this.

"Regardless of whether you are talking just in budgetary terms, do you figure they will get included - both as far as the support that they get in light of their notoriety and star control, as additionally different advantages that they get.

"Wagering wouldn't give them a little level of that cash," he clarified.

"These individuals (fixers and bookies) are taking a gander at whatever open doors they can get. On the off chance that they can't get into any competition, they start their own classes. They are presently moving to new nations and for the sake of advancing the game, they sort out competitions and get groups. They profess to work for the game.

"You can't prevent somebody from arranging a competition since this is a free nation. In any case, what BCCI can do is say this isn't perceived so enrolled players won't go. In any case, some youthful players succumb to this. Once in a while, they likewise get players from outside to advance the alliance and make them represetatives and stuff."

However, the ACU boss says that the way that they are moving outside India demonstrates that the BCCI has been fruitful in their endeavor to stop defilement in the game.

"See, the thing is, it is getting hard for them thus they need to discover various available resources as they can't carry on their business in conventional cricket. This has seen them sort out associations outside. We continue bolstering ICC the data we get and they abandoned a portion of the competitions like the Afghan Premier League was held distinctly for one version.

"The test before us is that dominant part of the debasers are of Indian root and they have begun going out, which thus demonstrates that they are feeling the weight in India and moving out which is a triumph for BCCI," Shekhawat included.