Cricket match fixing has always been in headlines in IPL

Cricket Match Fixing
Controversies In IPL Cricket Match Fixing

IPL tournaments began in the year 2008 and it’s been 13 years now and so many controversies have come up in all these years

Cricket match fixing in IPL has always been in headlines. Match fixing and betting activities has led to either ban of teams playing in IPL as a punishment or suspension of players involved.

Some of the cases are as follows:

In IPL 2012, Indian news channel aired a sting operation accusing 5 players for spot fixing. President Indian Premier League immediately suspended  the 5 uncapped players, these players were Mohnish Mishra from Pune Warriors 、Abhinav Bali from Delhi Daredevils、T.P. Sundhra from Deccan Chargers、Amit Yadav and Shalabh Shrivastav from Kings XI Punjab. Among them, Mohnish Mishra was caught admitting on the tape that franchises pay black money.

Indian cricketer Shreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan were arrested by Delhi Police on the charges of alleged spot fixing in 2013. this time some famous cricketers were caught as victims which shook the entire league members. 

In the same year, Mumbai Police arrested Vindu Dara Singh and Gurunath Meiyappan, son in law of Chennai Super Kings owner and former President N Shrinivasan for betting activities and having connections with bookies.

CBI based on Pakistan’s opinion

IPL fixingthen came to a standstill, but later in 2019, CBI booked seven suspected punters in connection with two separate cases related to IPL match fixing 2019 based on inputs from Pakistan. The country wide probe was led by the central agency carrying out searches in Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Jodhpur. 

Fixers in IPL were never left, rather a strict punishment from authorities was imposed to combat such activities otherwise the country’s image is at stake.