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5 Indian cricketers who were banned for fixing

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 25 September 2019, 12:36 IST
S Sreesanth

S Sreesanth:

The Indian cricketer was handed a life ban after he was found guilty of giving away runs during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match in 2013. Sreesanth was taken into custody after he was found guilty of underperforming in return for had cash from bookies. He was released on bail after a month.


Mohammad Azharuddin

Mohammad Azharuddin:

The former skipper was banned for life after being found guilty of having connections with bookies and as well as providing informations to bookmakers. Seemingly, Azhuruddin was the one who introduced South African skipper Hansie Cronje to betting. His ban was later lifted by the BCCI in 2006.


Ajay Jadeja

Ajay Jadeja:

He received a five year ban on allegations of match fixing and association with bookmakers. His ban was lifted in 2003 and Jadeja was granted to take part in the sport. He is presently a commentator .


Ankeet Chavan

Ankeet Chavan:

Chavan was apprehended for spot fixing and underperforming in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), an allegation to which he owned. Chavan said that he committed a mistake and greed got into him. He was released on parole because of his wedding.



Ajit Chandila

Ajit Chandila:

He was awarded a life ban from all format of the game by BCCI on 18th January 2016 after he was found guilty of spot fixing during the IPL 2013. He received a colossal amount of money from bookmakers to spot fix a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

First published: 25 September 2019, 12:26 IST