Indian pacer Sreesanth, 2 others arrested over IPL 'spot-fixing' charges

New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): Sending shock waves all over the Indian cricketing fraternity, Indian pacer S.Sreesanth has been arrested over charges of spot-fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, along with two other players of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, of which he is also a part.

According to TV reports, Sreesanth, a veteran of 53 ODIs and 27 Tests, had been arrested in Mumbai along with cricketers Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and seven bookies.

According to police sources quoted by the reports, the players have been accused of spot-fixing in different IPL matches, adding that they have been found out as a result of investigations on the matter in the big-money IPL.

The Rajasthan Royals franchise is owned by Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, her huisband and businessman Raj Kundra and Lachlan Murdoch. (ANI)


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