Match-Fixing? 5 Stumpings, 3 Runouts In One Innings


In a recently concluded private league match in Ajman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), there have been hilarious modes of dismissals, with the players not even trying their bit to save themselves.

Cricket has always been in the spotlight when it comes to betting scandals, whether it be South African Hansie Cronje's match fixing in April 2000, or the case of three Pakistani players colluding to play no balls against England in the 2010 test match at Lords.

The league included a few former global players and a number of expatriates from South Asian countries.

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"I went there as I was not picked for the national regions one-day cup by Lahore and I was doing nothing". He was involved and termed to be the kingpin of the spot-fixing scandal in England for which he was subsequently banned for five years along with fellow Pakistani teammates at that time, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif. I am happy the ICC is investigating the event because there were a lot of flaws in it. "But I played just two games and then went away to Dubai". But now the tournament has been discontinued by the UAE Cricket Board officials. "When I went there I realised it was just a badly managed street-level event and it made no sense to me", he added.

"I don't know the exact score I got since there was no proper scorer around". The tournament involved many players from South Asian countries, including a few former worldwide cricketers as well.

As per the report, during a match of the T20 tournament named "Ajman All Stars League", several batsmen appeared to be deliberately throwing away their wickets in a freakish manner, either by running themselves out or getting stumped without even trying to return to the safety of the crease.