Indian skipper Dhoni, Raina under cloud in IPL spot fixing
NEW DELHI: New secrets in Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing continue to unfold as Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and middle order batsman Suresh Raina are under a cloud for their alleged role in fixing scandal, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
According to Indian media, MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina among six Indian players are stated to be a part of fixing scandal. Indian media reports claimed that recording of conversation between aforesaid Indian players and an alleged bookie was also available, which was presented in the Supreme Court of India.
Indian bookie Uttam Jain alias Kitti named MS Dhoni and Raina for their involvement in spot fixing and betting.
The three-member committee headed by former Punjab and Haryana Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal, said that former BCCI president I S Bindra had also stated that he knew two former reputed Indian players who were allegedly involved in match fixing.
The committee, investigating spot-fixing and betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL), reported that a journalist, who was apparently connected with recording of tapes for a sports magazine, could identify the voice of the Indian player and he had also stated that the player was part of the team which played the world cup and a member of the team now.
Earlier, son-in-law of chairman Board of Cricket Control India (BCCI) S. Srinavasan was also indicted in the IPL spot fixing scandal.