Sri Lanka ready to assist IPL spot-fixing probe

Vindoo Dara Singh, a Hindi film actor who was also arrested as part of the probe, has allegedly revealed that many Indian bookies were in fact "benami" owners of franchises in the Sri Lanka Premier League, the media reported.

updated: May 30, 2013 12:58 IST
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Colombo: The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Board is ready to assist investigation that Indian bookies may have been involved with a tournament held in the island nation last year.

Media reports in India alleged that some bookies were involved with the franchises in the Sri Lanka Premier League.

SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga told Xinhua that the board was ready to help the probe as the board had a "zero tolerance" policy for corruption.

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