Match fixing in Bangladesh: the ICC’s biggest investigation yet
Published 12 July 2013 By: Alex Odell
As the IPL corruption scandal dominates headlines in India, it is worth remembering that the International Cricket Council’s biggest match-fixing investigation yet is alive and kicking too. More than twenty county cricketers, and two English umpires, have been interviewed by the English Cricket Board’s anti-corruption detectives in relation to the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League.
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- Tags: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) | England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) | International Cricket Council (ICC) | Match-Fixing | United Kingdom (UK)
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Alex is a barrister at Peters & Peters Solicitors, specialising in business crime, extradition, corruption and sports law. He is part of the P&P Sports Disputes and Investigations team. Prior to joining P&P, Alex was a tenant at the leading criminal set Five Paper Buildings. He has extensive experience of sports law in the context of criminal litigation, having prosecuted cases involving the illicit broadcasting of premier league football for many years.