The time line of what conspired and who were involved in spot fixing with timeline videos and the pictures is the summary of this story. Nine months ago the investigative spot fixing journalism came into light from “News Of The World” (Yes, now defunked news paper as a result of British phone hacking scandals that rocked the UK parliament and US News Corp).
Basics .. heard of “match fixing” but what is “spot fixing” ?
As scripted and agreed to spot fix – Amir bowls first ball of third over a no-ball. On doing this Amir receives money from the bookies. The specific over and the ball pre-scripted is refered to spot fixing. Match fixing involves throwing away whole match. isn’t spot fixing better, lucrative and less ethical ?
News Of The World (under cover footage) [August 10, 2010]
The test between England and Pakistan was spot fixed by Pakistani players via bookie Mazhar Majeed. The video is raw footage of what transcribed between the news of the world reporter and Mazhar Majeed. See the line-up of cash stashed in the video which is root cause of spoiled sport.
ICC Bans three players Salman Butt, Asif and Amir
ICC Bans – Salman Butt 10 Years, Asif 7 years and Amir 5 years
Jail Terms on Corruption Charges for Salman butt, Asif, Amir and Mazhar Majeed
The three Pakistan cricketers who conspired to fix parts of a Test match against England last year have been sentenced at Crown Court in London. Salman Butt, who was the captain at the time, was sentenced to 30 months in jail on Thursday after being found guilty of conspiracy to obtain and accept corrupt payments, and conspiracy to cheat at gambling earlier this week. Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir received sentences of 12 and six months respectively. Mazhar Majeed, the players’ agent, was handed a sentence of two years and eight months.