SHOCKING! Indian Cricketer ‘Suspended’ for Trying to Fix a Match

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Monday, July 13th, 2015 | 0


Mumbai-based cricketer Hiken Shah (right) has been suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after being found guilty of approaching his teammate to fix a match at this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).

As per the reports concerning the issue, Shah had contacted his Ranji Trophy colleague, Pravin Tambe, who represents the Rajasthan Royals at the IPL. The latter was swift to make the issue known to the BCCI, who then, found the 30-year-old to be in the wrong.

“BCCI would wish to inform that Mumbai Cricketer, Hiken Shah, has been suspended with immediate effect. He was found guilty of breaching BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Code for participants,” the BCCI released its statement on Monday.

“His involvement in any form of cricket, affiliated with the BCCI stands suspended till the time the disciplinary committee of the BCCI passes appropriate orders,” it added.

Shah played 19 First Class matches scoring 1194 runs. He also featured in 6 List A matches and 6 T20s.




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