MUMBAI: The Disciplinary Committee of the Board of Control
for Cricket in India (BCCI) has come down heavily on the five
players accused of indulging in malpractices.
committee comprising N. Srinivasan, Arun Jaitley and Niranjan
Shah has decided to debar T Sudhindra from playing any form
of cricket for life. He will also not be entitled to any benefits
extended by the BCCI or hold any position in any cricket association
affiliated to the BCCI.
Committee held Sudhindra guilty of actually receiving a consideration
to spot-fix in a domestic cricket match, and hence imposed
exemplary penalty on him.
The committee also held Shalabh Srivastava guilty of agreeing
to fix a match and negotiate terms for the same, even though
no actual match-fixing or spot fixing took place. He has been
debarred for a period of five years, from playing any cricket
matches besides withdrawing any benefits that domestic cricketers
are entitled to.
the committee has barred Mohnish Mishra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav
Bali from playing any cricket matches for a period of one
committee was of the view that the three players, through
loose talk and unsubstantiated bragging, brought the game
into disrepute, and hence, have been held guilty of the lesser
penalties will be effective from 15 May, the date of the suspension
of the players.
decision came after the committee's meeting to peruse the
report of Ravi Sawani, the Commisioner of Inquiry. The Committee
also accorded a personal hearing to T. Sudhindra, Abhinav
Bali and Mohnish Mishra. Shalabh Srivastava and Amit Yadav
pleaded their respective cases through teleconference.
news channel India TV had done a sting operation exposing
corruption in the cash-rich IPL.