Match-Fixing: Leak of Cricketers' Testimonies Worry Sunil Gavaskar

New Zealand cricketers Brendon McCullum and Lou Vincent gave their testimonies to ICC's anti-corruption officials but it was leaked by Britain's Daily Mail. Sunil Gavaskar says confidentiality of cricketers in such matters should not be encroached upon.

updated: May 23, 2014 12:48 IST
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Kolkata: Indian cricket board's interim president Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday, expressed concern over the recent leak of testimonies given by star New Zealand cricketers to the ICC's anti-corruption and security unit (ACSU).

The leak has "encroached" upon the confidentiality that players depend on while giving such statements to the investigators, Gavaskar said, adding "it's a cause of concern". (Also read: Gavaskar reveals two IPL players were approached by bookies this year)

"It's a cause of concern. Obviously players depend on confidentiality while giving such testimonies to the ACSU. If such confidentiality has been encroached, it is a matter of concern," Gavaskar, a cricketing legend, told a media conference here.

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