Wary of Spot-Fixing, Rahul Dravid Urges Players to Stay Alert

Rahul Dravid was captain of the Rajasthan Royals when three of his players were arrested last year on charges of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League and now as the team's mentor, the former India skipper wants all players and teams to be vigilant about people wanting to spoil the gentleman's game.

updated: May 08, 2014 18:40 IST
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Ahmedabad: Rajasthan Royals' mentor Rahul Dravid is happy that the Indian Premier League 2014 has so far been devoid of last year's fixing controversy, but he still urged players to keep their eyes and ears open all the time. (Rajasthan Royals trying to recover after spot-fixing scandal)

"It's good that no such incident (match fixing) has surfaced this time. But, we (players and teams) all need to be vigilant and keep our eyes and ears open, because, there will be people who will be wanting to spoil the game," said Dravid at a press conference on Wednesday. (BCCI imposes life ban on S Sreesanth)

The last season of the IPL was marred by the controversy of spot-fixing, which saw three Rajasthan Royals players - S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan - arrested.

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