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 Pakistan may be involved in T20 World Cup match spot fixing

 Updated at: 1434 PST,  Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Pakistan may be involved in T20 World Cup match spot fixing KARACHI: The Anti-Corruption Unit of the International Cricket council (ICC) is investigating a match spot-fixing scandal in the Twenty20 World Cup played this year in the West Indies.

Sources told Geo News that the ICC Anti-corruption Unit is probing the involvement of one or two Pakistan players in a match spot-fixing during the tournament. The match was played between Pakistan and South Africa on May 10, 2010. In the match Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. There are reports of alleged spot-fixing in the first 10 overs of the match.

The sources further informed that under investigation players in this scandal had planned for alleged spot-fixing through mobile phones. The numbers on which contacts were made are of England, West Indies and Dubai series.

The sources told that the ICCís Anti-corruption Unit has interrogated two Pakistani players in this regard, and players had accepted that these numbers belong to them

More details regarding the match and the players involved in spot-fixing are expected in next 24 hours.
 
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