Sunday, April 21

Home Ministry directs CIB to investigate Match Fixings in Nepal T20 League

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – The Home Ministry of Nepal directed Crime Investigation Bureau (CIB) to investigate Match Fixings in an ongoing Nepal T20 League.

The directive came after a match-fixing proposal was made to the players in the Nepal T20 league that is underway at TU ground. In addition, a commentator involved in the tournament also suspected the matches are being fixed and posted a video on his Social Media handles this morning.

The match started way late on Tuesday as the teams refused to take a toss as the players did not receive a single penny to date. As per the initial agreement, the players shall have received 40% of their salary before the tournament kicks off. Later, the match was played for 9 overs after CAN assured the players that they would arrange the money by the evening.

On the other hand, the league itself was in doubt after CAN president Chatur Bahadur Chand admitted that the owner of Seven3Sports, which CAN made a commercial and strategic partner, was out of touch. However, after the CAN officials convinced players stating to be confident about their remuneration getting paid, the game went underway.

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