16 June, 2021

No Upright Seams

The IPL spot-fixing case turns into a betting probe, Delhi police vs Mumbai police, RR vs CSK. Is it all going to be another eyewash?

No Upright Seams

T20 to 420: How IPL-6 Got Caught In The Crosshairs Of The Delhi And Bombay Police

  • Thursday, May 16 Delhi police arrests three players on charges of spot-fixing from Mumbai. They also arrest seven bookies. The BCCI suspends the players, pending investigations.
  • Friday, May 17: Sreesanth’s lawyer says he is innocent.
  • Saturday, May 18: Mumbai police seize laptop from his city hotel room. RR lose to Deccan Sunrisers.
  • Sunday, May 19: Rajasthan Royals franchisees decide to file complaint against the three tainted players. At the BCCI meeting in Chennai, Ravi Sawani is appointed to probe allegations; N. Srinivasan says they will act ruthlessly if players found guilty.
  • Monday, May 20: Rajasthan Royals susp­ends contracts of the tainted players.
  • Tuesday, May 21: Mumbai police arrest Vindoo Dara Singh and two others for betting offences. Large amount of cash allegedly...

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