cricket authorities suspended three players for the Indian Premier League Rajasthan Royals after allegations
Indian cricket has been hit by a new scandal Thursday after the Delhi police revealed they had arrested three players at a rapid pace and the glamor of a day Twenty20 tournament countries for allegedly fixing games.
men, all with the Rajasthan Royals team that plays in the Indian Premier League have been suspended by the authorities of Indian cricket.
include Shanthakumaran Sreesanth, former international bowler.
Police said seven bookmakers in Mumbai and three more in Delhi were also arrested.
"We had information that the Mumbai underworld is engaged in match-fixing or fixing point and contacted several bookmakers and some players," said Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar journalists.
"There was an agreement between bookmakers and players who would give a predetermined minimum number of races it's over," he said.Police said
bookmakers and players use 'fix' signals during games. He asked the players to accept a certain number of points in a given which indicate that the bookmakers would watch the game from a hotel room on live television. Police said he had proof of the three IPL matches over a period of 10 days this month that the practice took place.
Council for Cricket in India (BCCI) Sreesanth immediately suspended and his teammates Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila and promised more severe punishment if convicted.
"All necessary information for those involved in the hotel will be collected and taken more stringent measures, if found guilty," BCCI secretary Sanjay Jagdale said in a statement.Sreesanth, 30, has played 27 Tests and 53 one-day internationals, but injuries and disciplinary problems have kept him in the side India since late 2011 gap.