Press Esc to close

Players who lack integrity can spot fix: Raj Kundra

New Delhi, May 16, 2013 (IANS) 12:35 IST
Raj Kundra: PTI file image
It was not possible for Indian Premier League (IPL) teams to fix matches but players, who lack integrity, can be involved in spot fixing, Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra said Thursday.

"Just when IPL was going on so smoothly without controversies I woke up to the news of 3 RR players alleged spot fixing. Investigations r on," Kundra tweeted.

"When asked the repeated question is IPL fixed my answer is always IPL teams CAN'T be fixed but individual players who lack integrity can," he added.

Kundra's comments came after India fast bowler Sreesanth as well as his Rajasthan Royals colleagues Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were arrested in Mumbai Thursday for alleged spot fixing in the IPL.

Besides the three players, Delhi Police also arrested seven bookies from Delhi, Mumbai and Ahmedabad in connection with spot fixing, which includes bowling no-balls or wides at pre-determined times.

The three players were arrested after Rajasthan Royals match with Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium Wednesday night. Rajasthan Royals lost the match by 14 runs.

Go to Top

More from this section
Most trending stories
Photo Gallery
People celebrate Latthmaar Holi in Barsana near Mathura on Saturday...

People celebrate Latthmaar Holi in Barsana near Mathura on Saturday...

An olive ridley turtle makes nest to lay eggs during mass nesting at Rushikulya of Ganjam...

An olive ridley turtle makes nest to lay eggs during mass nesting at Rushikulya of Ganjam...

A girl with umbrella sells vegetables during light rains, at the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar...

A girl with umbrella sells vegetables during light rains, at the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar...

Actor Rani Mukherji poses with differently-abled children during Hichki Teachers Award...

Actor Rani Mukherji poses with differently-abled children during Hichki Teachers Award...

Artists perform on the ocassion of 'Fag Mahotsav' ahead of Holi festival at Govind Dev Ji Temple...

Artists perform on the ocassion of 'Fag Mahotsav' ahead of Holi festival at Govind Dev Ji Temple...

People celebrate Latthmaar Holi during the Latthmaar Holi celebrations, in Barsana near...

People celebrate Latthmaar Holi during the Latthmaar Holi celebrations, in Barsana near...

Policemen are surrounded by teargas during an anti-facism demonstration in Milan, Italy. Reuters

Policemen are surrounded by teargas during an anti-facism demonstration in Milan, Italy. Reuters

A teakwood display team of Army Service Corps displays their skills during a horse show at...

A teakwood display team of Army Service Corps displays their skills during a horse show at...

A teakwood display team of Army Service Corps displays their skills during a horse show at ...

A teakwood display team of Army Service Corps displays their skills during a horse show at ...

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister M Siddaramaiah, Senior leader...

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka Chief Minister M Siddaramaiah, Senior leader...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.