On Sunday, BCCI has confirmed that a player has reported a corrupt approach at the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020)
According to the details, an unnamed player was involved in corruption in the IPL 2020 competition. However, the player did not make the contact in person.
The head of the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s anti-corruption unit, Arijit Singh said,
“We are tracking him, it will take some time.”
According to the cricket’s anti-corruption code, the cricketers are obliged to their national cricket federation if any allegations are made against them.
As per ICC regulations,
“Failing to disclose to the ACU [without unnecessary delay] full details of any approaches or invitations received by the participant to engage in corrupt conduct,”
Since IPL 2020 started in 2008, the 20-over cricket tournament is involved in corruption and match-fixing. Last year, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was suspended for failing to report corrupt approaches.
In 2015, Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals were suspended for two seasons after a scandal caused in 2013.