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Broke bookies threaten cricketers for money

DNAHM109049 | 2/17/2017 | Author : Ritesh Shah | WC :302



Ahmedabad: The cricket matches that were recently organised in Rajkot have come under the scanner for match fixing as many cricketers who took part in the sporting event filed complaints after being threatened by bookies, including the likes of Anil Navkar, Jitu Tharad, Naresh Gandhidham and Chandresh Patel, who went broke betting on the game.
During the Rajkot Premier League, bets to the tune of Rs300 crore were placed. Sources said many cricketers were in touch with bookies during the initial phase of the tournament.
However, in the last game of the event, many of these cricketers did not carry out the plans of the bookies. Due to this setback, sources allege that many bookies lost 'investments' to the tune of cror
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