Spot-Fixing Scam: England, Australia and Pakistan Cricketers Involved in the Swindle
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Just when the world was getting over with Danish Kaneria’s confession of match-fixing, here is another report by Al Jazeera which could shock the fans all over the world. Once again the channel has made startling revelations about spot-fixing and the swindle proves to be a can of worms which has led open to furthermore scandalous revelations. Earlier this May, the investigation of Al-Jazeera had revealed how spot-fixing was prevalent amongst the crickets all around the world. They went on to expose bookie Aneel Munawaar who explained the process of spot-fixing. Now as per recent investigations, it is learnt that the players from England, Australia and Pakistan are involved in the scam and revealed that there was corruption prevalent at the highest levels. Match-Fixing Scandal: Pakistan’s Danish Kaneria Admits to Playing Middle Man After Six Years of Denial.

From the investigations it was further revealed that spot-fixes was involved in 15 ODI matches and several England players were involved in spot-fixes and implemented the same in seven games. Pakistani and Australian players were involved in three and five games respectively. It is reported that spot-fixing was implemented in India vs England, Lords Test, in 2011, South Africa versus Australia in Cape Town and several matches during England's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On a few occasions, both the teams implemented spot-fixing. Shane Warne Speaks About Attempted Match-Fixing! Reveals Saleem Malik Offered him USD 20,000 to Bowl Badly. 

This mean spot-fixing was done when the best cricketers of the world were playing in the series. 26 fixes were done in 15 matches and the act was carried out usually by the batsmen to underperform. The fixes are linked to an Indian bookie who does not know that his recording were being leaked. Spot-fixing, however, does not determine the result of the team.