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Bookies mostly come from India, says Saeed Ajmal

Cricketer Saeed Ajmal said that most bookies comes from India, while there is a large network in Bangladesh as well. Speaking to ARY News, Ajmal said that players especially youngsters should have a clear conscience and should be wary of such offers to lead them astray. "These bookies mostly come from India where they have their headquarters. They also have a large network in Bangladesh." "If the players have a clear conscience then no can can allure them towards match fixing," he said. He cautioned that players…

Champions Trophy: Bookies’ name the favourites in Pak-India clash

LONDON: The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has kicked off last Thursday and so did the business of bookies. The much-hyped tournament is featuring the world’s best eight cricket teams battle for supremacy. Bookies are betting England to win the title. England lost a rain-hit final against the Indian cricket team in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy in what had turned to be a thrilling encounter. Dhoni deserved full credits for his excellent captaincy in the match. According to the bookmakers, England are favourites followed by…

Had declined bookies’ offer, Irfan, Khalid Latif tell FIA

LAHORE: Islamabad United players Muhammed Irfan and Khalid Latif on Monday told Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) that they had declined offer of bookies for spot-fixing during Pakistan Super League 2017, ARY News reported. Sources said both the players have recorded the same statement they had recorded with Pakistan Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Unit. Both the players admitted that though they were approached by bookies, however they had declined to accept that right on the spot. Read More: Five players to…

Police nab eight bookies in Lahore

LAHORE: Police on Saturday rounded up eight bookies in Lahore while they were collecting money gathered through bets on Pakistan-India clash in the ongoing Asia Cup, ARY News reported.

Bookies predict PSL final winner

KARACHI: As cricket fans are all set to enjoy the high-voltage final of Pakistan Super League in Dubai today, the bookies, on the other side, have also set out to bring disrepute to the game.