Chris Cairns, Lou Vincent confirm ICC match-fixing probe

Both the ICC and New Zealand Cricket have refused to identify the three players under investigation, other than saying they are former internationals and that no charges have been laid.

updated: December 06, 2013 01:16 IST
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Dunedin: Chris CairnsFormer all-rounder Chris Cairns acknowledged on Thursday an International Cricket Council (ICC) investigation into match-fixing involving three New Zealanders.

"We need to let the investigation by the ICC run its course," the New Zealander said in a brief statement to Fairfax Media, adding it was the only comment he was prepared to make.

Cairns was working for Sky TV as a commentator in Dunedin where New Zealand are playing the West Indies, but left the ground early in the afternoon.

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