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Friday, March 23, 2007

Bob Wolmer's Death And Match Fixing's Ghost

Match fixing in cricket first surfaced when Bob was coach of South Africa in 90s.Then from mute voice his name surfaced and disappeared but this time his sudden death has widen the mystery of match fixing more and more.Media is linking it from his death.And says:
"The theory that bookies are behind Woolmer's possible murder continues to gain currency. Former Pak fast bowler Sarfaraz Nawaz had earlier charged a betting ring with the crime. Now jailed don Babloo Shrivastava has said on TV that Dawood Ibrahim has staked about Rs 400 crore in cricket betting and could be involved in the crime. Reports in Pakistan claim that five bookmakers flew to the Windies prior to the World Cup in an attempt to fix games in Pakistan's group. They were supposedly targeting the game against Ireland and West Indies, both of which Pakistan lost. British tabloid Daily Mirror said detectives were trying to discover whether there were huge bets laid on Pakistan losing the game. "They have contacted the ex-Scotland yard boss, Lord Condon, who has probed cricket corruption, for advice," the newspaper said. Read More.

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