Ajit Chandila was to do spot fixing in another IPL match, say Delhi Police

A Delhi Police officer says Chandila was supposed to fix another match - the be played on May 17 - but couldn't since he was arrested before the clash.

updated: May 22, 2013 19:36 IST
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New Delhi: Disgraced cricketer Ajit Chandila was allegedly paid at least Rs 49 lakh by bookies for spot- fixing IPL matches this season and of this Rs.15 lakh was given for one over in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 17 but he was arrested before the game, investigators claimed on Wednesday.

The investigators also voiced suspicion about an arrested bookie Sunil Bhatia fixing matches of the Bangladesh Premier League earlier after interrogating him. The bookie had also claimed that he fixed some matches of the rebel Indian Cricket League, police sources said.

The three arrested players Sreesanth, Chandila and Ankit Chavan over a period of time spoke to some of the bookies, they said. (Also read: I am innocent, says Sreesanth)

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