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ICC Match Fixing Racket Exposed: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has exposed the match fixing racket. Serious allegations have been made against several players, officials and some Indian team owners for their involvement in corrupt practices during the 2021 Emirates T10 League. The charges relate to the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 League. This competition took place between 19 November 2021 and 4 December 2021.

6 teams participated in the competition. The two Indian co-owners are Parag Sanghvi and Krishna Kumar. Both are co-owners of the Pune Devils franchise. Apart from the two, one of their players, former Bangladesh Test batsman Nasir Hossain, has also been accused of violating the league’s anti-corruption code.

Batting coach Sunny Dhillon is the third Indian to be involved in corruption. According to the ICC, the charges relate to attempts to corrupt the 2021 Abu Dhabi T10 Cricket League and matches in that tournament, although these attempts were foiled. The ICC was appointed by the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) as the Designated Anti-Corruption Officer (DACO) for this tournament.

Such allegations are being issued by the ECB. Parag Shanghvi has been accused of betting on the result and other aspects of the match and not cooperating with the investigating agency. Apart from this, Krishna Kumar has been booked by D.A. C.O. Dhillon is accused of trying to fix the match.

Nasir Hossain, who played 19 Tests and 65 ODIs for Bangladesh, has been accused of not informing DACO about gifts worth more than $750. The other players who have been suspended include batting coach Azhar Zaidi, team manager Shadab Ahmed and UAE domestic players Rizwan Javed and Saliya Saman.

A total of six people, including three Indians, have been temporarily suspended with 19 days to respond to the charges. All of them will have 19 days from September 19 to respond to the allegations.