Former New Zealand international cricket team, the Black Caps, players have confirmed that they are being interrogated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for alleged match fixing. Chris Cairns, Lou Vincent and Daryl Tuffey are the three players who have been named as the subjects of the investigation by the ICC's anti-corruption unit, Stuff.co.nz reports. Former all-rounder Cairns said ...
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New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has denied of naming the three former cricketers, who are being investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) over alleged corruption charges. The ICC's anti-corruption unit has been working closely with domestic anti-corruption units of member boards around the world to investigate match fixing over the past few months, Stuff.co.nz reports. NZC boss David ...
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Former New Zealand international cricket team, the Black Caps, players have confirmed that they are being interrogated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for alleged match fixing.
Chris Cairns, Lou Vincent and Daryl Tuffey are the three players who have been named as the subjects of the investigation by the ICC's anti-corruption unit, Stuff.co.nz reports.
Former all-rounder Cairns said that the investigation by the ICC should run its course, the report added.
Former test batsman Lou Vincent, meanwhile, confirmed that he will co-operate with the ICC officials, but denied to reveal any further details.
Earlier today, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief executive David White had denied revealing their names. (ANI)
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