Press Esc to close
Monday 28 July 2014
News updated at 11:43 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Shilpa Shetty, Kundra in shock after spot-fixing charges

New Delhi, May 16, 2013, (IANS) :
 Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra. File PTI Image

Rajasthan Royals co-owners Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra Thursday said they were in shock after three of their franchise players were arrested on the charges of spot-fixing.

"RR is a team that Fights with integrity, Rahul being a front runner ... Sad this has happened so close to the Playoffs. This too shall pass," Shilpa Shetty said on the social networking site Twitter.

"We @# RR in shock with this news, coming to terms with it. Will react once we have more info and concrete evidence on the matter:(."

Her comments came after India fast bowler S. Sreesanth as well as his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila were arrested in Mumbai late Wednesday night for alleged spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League (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.

Earlier, Kundra too showed his frustration at the timing of the incident and said it was not possible for IPL teams to fix matches but players, who lack integrity, can be involved in spot-fixing.

"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.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Force India Formula One driver Sergio Perez sits in his car after a crash during the Hungarian F1...

Force India Formula One driver Sergio Perez sits in his car after a crash during the Hungarian F1...

Cars burnt in clashes between two communities a day before is being removed by crane...

Cars burnt in clashes between two communities a day before is being removed by crane...

Renovation work being carried out by the NDMC at the Lodhi Garden in New Delhi...

Renovation work being carried out by the NDMC at the Lodhi Garden in New Delhi...

A man holds an umbrella as he rides a bicycle through a street during monsoon rains in Mumba....

A man holds an umbrella as he rides a bicycle through a street during monsoon rains in Mumba....

Flooded street duirng the continue rain in Mumbai...

Flooded street duirng the continue rain in Mumbai...

A boy sits on his handmade raft as he collects floating recyclable material in the waters...

A boy sits on his handmade raft as he collects floating recyclable material in the waters...

Muslims shout slogans during a demonstration to protest against Israeli airstrikes on Gaza strip...

Muslims shout slogans during a demonstration to protest against Israeli airstrikes on Gaza strip...

Muslims throng a marketplace near the Jama Mosque illuminated during the holy month of Ramadan...

Muslims throng a marketplace near the Jama Mosque illuminated during the holy month of Ramadan...

Shoppers crowd at a market ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival in Ahmedabad. The Eid al-Fitr...

Shoppers crowd at a market ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival in Ahmedabad. The Eid al-Fitr...

Muslims prepare plates of food for an Iftar (breaking of fast) meal, inside a mosque during the...

Muslims prepare plates of food for an Iftar (breaking of fast) meal, inside a mosque during the...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523