IPL spot-fixing: Bookies were to approach Shane Watson, say Delhi police

Harmeet Singh, 19, was approached by Chandila who fixed a meeting at a hotel located at Mumbai's Bandra area, where bookies urged him to indulge in IPL spot-fixing. The player turned down the offer.

updated: July 04, 2013 21:20 IST
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New Delhi: Australian cricketer Shane Watson was to be approached by the bookies for spot-fixing in Indian Premier League (IPL) before the 2013 series, said Delhi Police here on Thursday.

"Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila, bookies Jitender and Manan had planned to approach Watson for the spot-fixing in February this year," revealed a Delhi Police officer on the basis of a statement given by a team member of Rajasthan Royals, Harmeet Singh.

The statement was also recorded before a magistrate under section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code Wednesday, the officer said.

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