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‘Pandya’s loose talk might attract match-fixers’ honeytraps’

DNMUM429737 | 1/11/2019 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :496



New Delhi: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya’s “crass and cringeworthy” comments on a TV show has far reaching implications and may attract match-fixing syndicates who operate by laying honeytraps, said a senior official of the Indian cricket board.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary said, “The very first caution that the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officers give in briefing to the players is to beware of situations of honeytraps and the comments made on the show make it seem that the players may just be ripe for the plucking.”
Pandya and KL Rahul, who appeared on the TV show Koffee With Karan, now face a punishment that might be a two-match ban (as recommended by Committee of Administra
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