CBI arrests three in IPL match-fixing case

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is once again haunted by match-fixing. According to sources, the CBI has arrested three people in the IPL match-fixing and betting case. A total of seven cases have been registered against them. “There is a huge racket of spot-fixing and betting in IPL,” CBI officials said. There is also talk […]
 


CBI arrests three in IPL match-fixing case

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is once again haunted by match-fixing. According to sources, the CBI has arrested three people in the IPL match-fixing and betting case. A total of seven cases have been registered against them. “There is a huge racket of spot-fixing and betting in IPL,” CBI officials said. There is also talk of this having an effect on the outcome of the match. Three people have been arrested during the investigation of the case. According to sources, the CBI was investigating the matter not from the current IPL season but till the 2019 season. Three have been arrested this season in connection with the fixing and betting scandal. Officials said the order for fixing and betting was allegedly being given by Pakistan-based smugglers. Adequate investigation is being done in this direction.

Betting on playoffs and finals

According to sources, there was a lot of betting on the play-off match and the final match to be played in 2019. It is feared that for this speculation, the fixing was done at the behest of the bookies based in Pakistan. Therefore, an FIR has been registered and investigation has been started. 2019 is also mentioned in the CBI complaint. It does not specify an exact match. Significantly, the problem of betting and match-fixing started from 2013.