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‘2016 Test Between Two ICC Nations Fixed’ In Sub-continent By Bookie

Written By Narayan R | Mumbai | Published:


  • The questioning of bookie Sonu Jalan has revealed that a Test match held in subcontinent in 2016 was fixed
  • Another revelation coming out is that a match of Pakistan league held in Pakistan was also fixed

The ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) betting case has brought out another major revelation, as sources have found out that a Test match in the subcontinent in 2016 was allegedly fixed.

This major revelation has come from the arrested bookie Sonu Jalal. Apart from exposing the link of Arbaaz Khan to IPL betting, the bookie has also revealed sources that the Test match which was fixed was between two major ICC teams. He also told the sources that his punters were behind this fixing.

Police have said that they will be probing the case, but have also stated that they will not jump to any conclusion. 

The anti extortion cell of Thane has made a big revelation, stating a few days back, a match of Pakistan league held in Pakistan was also fixed, and during this match, one of the Bollywood actor reached and met Sonu Jalan. The bookie then fixed a meeting of the actor with the organizer of the tournament. 

According to sources, investigation behind the Bollywood actor whose name was disclosed is underway.

Salman Khan's brother and Bollywood Actor, Producer Arbaaz Khan was summoned by the Thane Police station for his alleged link in Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal.

The Thane police asked Arbaaz to visit them for questioning for his alleged links to bookie Sonu Jalan by 11 am on June 2. The sources claim that Arbaaz and Sonu have been in contact, and the bookie helped the actor in betting.

Sources have revealed that many other Bollywood celebrities were in contact with the bookie, and earned a huge amount of money by placing bets on the T20 tournament. The actor will have to present himself to police for questioning. 

The Police have claimed that Sonu has put forward many allegations against Arbaaz, but no comment can be given till they question the actor himself. Though, the officials have seized a diary from Sonu's house, which had the numbers of 98 bookies around the world.

Previously, in 2013, Indian Premier League was hit with controversy following revelations of match-fixing. Chennai Super Kings team director Gurunath Meiyappan was found to have contact with bookies.