After the Supreme Court has appointed a committee to probe allegations of match-fixing and betting in the 2013 Indian Premier League , a shocking revealation has come from the interim president of the BCCI, Sunil Gavaskar. He has stated that 2 IPL players have been approached by the bookies this year. The players have reported the matter to the IPL governing council. The name of the players have not been made public till now.
The concerned players reported the matter to the IPL security officers appointed with each team and the it the matter has been reported to the BCCI’s anti-corruption unit. “They are looking into it,” Gavaskar said.
It’s not still clear whether the players were approached in the UAE leg or the Indian league of the IPL. But there are reports that Morne Morkel was one of the players approached.
On the MCCullum issue, he said that the news was not leaked in India and IPL has nothing to take with it. The ICC will be looking into this matter.
Talking about the other issue over the final venue of the IPL . The venue was shifted from Mumbai to Bangalore. He said that the reason was not logistics and all but the permission of loudspeakers and fireworks after 10 pm at Mumbai.