Mohammad Aamir backs Rahul Dravid's call to make fixing criminal offence

The banned Pakistan pacer says the cricket's governing body should coordinate with the local police where matches are played and keep track and monitor numbers of all potential and known bookmakers who lure players into the fixing racket.

updated: August 09, 2013 13:09 IST
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Karachi: His international career ruined due to involvement in spot-fixing, banned Pakistan pacer Mohammed Aamir has backed former Indian captain Rahul Dravid's suggestion to make fixing a criminal offence.

In a an interview on 'Geo Super channel', Aamir, who is serving a five-year ban, said the ICC needed to do more to control the menace of fixing in cricket.

"I don't know what powers or authority the ICC has but definitely it needs to make fixing of matches a criminal offence and there should be jail sentences for those involved in this racket," he said.

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