CPL franchise owner approached cricketer for fixing, sent back home

One of the franchise owners of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) who is hailed from India, was sent back mid-way from the tournament after he has been reported by a cricketer for fixing approach.

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The incident was reported to the Anti-Corruption Unit of CPL during the primary stages of the tournament; the accused owner was asked to leave the scene in the midst of the tournament.

The aforementioned cricketer was a Pakistani. It is reported that investigation regarding the matter is now underway. Any official statement from CPL is yet to be given.

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It is known that the particular owner was new to the set-up of that franchise. The other owners of the franchise have been informed of the incident.

Recently a string of arrests took place at the Karnataka Premier League (KPL). Top domestic cricketers like CM Gautham and Abrar Kazi took to the custody for match fixing scandals.

This year’s Caribbean Premier League title was won by Barbados Tridents who beat Guyana Amazon Warriors in the final.

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