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    India Cricket News: Shastri in proposed IPL probe panel | ESPN Cricinfo

    Can someone tell me how a cricket player turned commentator is qualified to conduct an investigation into matchfixing?

    Why don't they conduct an independent probe or just let the police do their job?

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    According to Sanjay Patel, Shastri has been associated with the IPL right from its inception and that was one consideration. "The two good reasons were, Shastri has been around for a long time as a cricketer and he is also part of the various IPL committees including the governing council," Patel told ESPNcricinfo.

    Patel also explained at the meeting that the Bombay High Court, in an order in 2013, had said the probe committee needed to include one member from the Code of Behaviour committee under the IPL Operational Rules. According to the IPL website, the Code of Behaviour Committee comprises Sanjay Patel, Ranjib Biswal, Amitabh Chaudhary, Ravi Shastri and Arindam Ganguly. While Shastri is not an office bearer of the BCCI, he is on its payroll as a commentator and is a member of the governing council. His name is on two of four other IPL committees on the tournament website
    I don't think it's outrageous to suggest that someone who knows his cricket and how the IPL is run be part of the committee, but I do think it shouldn't be this ****.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hendrix View Post
    India Cricket News: Shastri in proposed IPL probe panel | ESPN Cricinfo

    Can someone tell me how a cricket player turned commentator is qualified to conduct an investigation into matchfixing?

    Why don't they conduct an independent probe or just let the police do their job?
    This is India we're talking about

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    Supreme court needs to set up SIT.......or this guys gonna cover it up again.


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    What are the chances that Dhoni is implicated in all of this?

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    So, yeah, Stuart Binny is one of the guys named in the Mudgal report.

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    Link for Binny?

    This one says some cricketers are involved among 4 non-players Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Raj Kundra and Sundar Raman; but doesn't name the cricketers involved.
    India Cricket News: N Srinivasan named in Mudgal report | ESPN Cricinfo
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    IPL scandal: Supreme Court discloses names of N Srinivasan, Stuart Binny, Raj Kundra, IPL CEO Sundar Raman among others | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

    No one knows in what context Binny has been named, though. Apparently, they have "substantial evidence" of Srinivasan's involvement, but we all know nothing will happen. It's despicable.

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    I think it is finally end of the road for Srinivasan.

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