IPL spotfixing: Guilty to get strongest possible punishment, says Rajeev Shukla

Rajeev Shukla said the BCCI's anti-corruption unit, headed by Ravi Sawani, has been asked to investigate the matter and submit its report.

updated: May 18, 2013 09:47 IST
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New Delhi: Indian Premier League Chairman Rajeev Shukla on Friday warned of "strongest possible action" against those players found guilty of spot-fixing in the ongoing edition of the cash-rich league. (Sreesanth, Chavan, Chandila have confessed: Delhi Police to NDTV)

Reacting to the sensational arrest of Indian paceman S Sreesanth and two of his Rajasthan Royals teammates - Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila - Shukla said that the development has come as a shock for the organisers. (Use Tendulkar, Dravid, Dhoni to educate players on corruption, says Gavaskar)

The three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested by the Delhi police in Mumbai early on Thursday on charges of spot-fixing, throwing the IPL into its biggest ever crisis till date. Eleven bookies in Mumbai and Delhi were also arrested in connection with the same case.

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