Don't understand why players indulge in corruption: Shahid Afridi

A TV channel yesterday reported that Afridi played a key role in bringing to the notice of the International Cricket Council anti-corruption unit, the illegal activities of the banned trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer on the tour to England in 2010.

updated: May 31, 2013 14:16 IST
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Karachi: The IPL spot-fixing scandal has left Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi "sad" and he cannot understand why some players are lured into corrupt practices despite earning good money.

"I just don't understand why these players have to resort to illegal means to earn money when there is already good money to be earned by playing cricket honestly and with 100 per cent commitment and dedication," Afridi told a news channel.

The former captain said he was saddened by the recent IPL spot-fixing controversy which led to the arrest of three players.

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