Bangladesh Cricketer Approached for Spot-fixing in Ongoing Women’s T20 World Cup: Report

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Last Update: February 15, 2023, 16:47 IST

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The T20 WC-bound player has reportedly been approached by a cricketer in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh women’s cricket team comes under the scanner after reports of spot-fixing in the ongoing women’s T20 World The cup has put them in trouble. The Bangladesh team has already lost their first two matches in the ICC’s mega tournament, now the allegations of fixing have badly affected their campaign.

Reportedly, Dhaka-based Jamuna TV has released an audio recording purportedly of a conversation between two Bangladesh cricketers, one of whom claims to be part of the T20 World Cup squad.

Bangladesh Cricket Board Nizamuddin Chowdhury has broken his silence on the matter and said that if any player has been approached for such things, they will have to directly inform the ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit.

“The ICC’s anti-corruption unit looks into these matters,” Chowdhary told ESPNcricinfo. protocol. This is not the subject of BCB investigation. We cannot comment or comment on news reports. It is very sensitive in nature.”

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The T20 WC-bound player has reportedly been approached by a cricketer in Bangladesh. The audio recording of the players had gone viral.

“I’m not forcing anything,” the cricketer in Bangladesh is heard saying to one in South Africa. to play. You can offer matches. This is your wish. You did well in one match, whether you can play the next game or not. Team management will let you do that.”

In response, the player reportedly said in South Africa, ‘No my friend, I am not involved in these things. Please don’t tell me these things. I will never be able to do this work. I request you please don’t tell me these things.”

Bangladesh lost their first match to Sri Lanka by 7 wickets, while defending champions Australia defeated them by 8 wickets in their second match.

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