Rashid Latif asks ICC to conduct character scrutiny of stakeholders

Latif, who played a key role in first bringing the match fixing menace to the fore, said that even recent rule changes made in one-day international or being suggested needed to be scrutinised independently in order to find out who would benefit the most from these -- the sport or individuals.

updated: May 31, 2013 15:25 IST
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Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif has asked the ICC to conduct a character examination of all the stakeholders involved in the game of cricket in its member countries.

"If the ICC is sincere about saving or restoring the credibility and image of cricket, it needs to undertake some unusual measures like holding a character scrutiny of all stakeholders, no matter how long it takes," he told PTI in an interview.

"Frankly speaking, I am not comfortable after this IPL spot-fixing scandal with some of the stakeholders involved in the game in different capacities including players, commentators, team owners, board officials and even members on important ICC committees.

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