Spot-fixing row: N.Srinivasan calls the spot-fixers as 'dirty cricketers'

New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): President of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) N.Srinivasan on Saturday termed the tainted Rajasthan Royals cricketers as "dirty cricketers" who have let the Indian Premier League (IPL) down and should be put behind bars.

"If permitted, we will file a criminal case against them, IPL has not let down people, its the dirty cricketers who have let down people. We feel bad that such a thing has happened. But I don't have to personally apologise as long as people can see that we are acting against the problem" said BCCI chief.

Mwanwhile, Mumbai Police Crime Branch raided Sofitel Hotel in the city, the hotel in which spot-fixing protagonist S.Sreesanth was residing and has recovered a laptop belonging to him.

Raids are likely to be conducted iat a few more places on Saturday.

Earlier, Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council Chairman Rajeev Shukla on Saturday said that the Working Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) would meet in Chennai on Sunday to decide on the quantum of punishment to be given to the three cricketers accused of spot fixing in the sixth edition of the event. (ANI)

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