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Pitch-Fixing scandal

‘Pitch-fixing’ plot exposed in upcoming England Test

COLOMBO: A television channel sting operation exposed plot to fix a forthcoming England cricket match scheduled against Sri Lanka at Galle in coming November. The match fixers have been caught discussing plans to tamper with the pitch in England's first test on their tour of Sri Lanka. Posing as a businessman interesting in betting, an undercover journalist of an Arab news channel, filmed a match fixer and the groundsman of the stadium in Galle agreeing to help change the outcome with fixing the wicket. The plot…