Indian cricket anti-corruption head opposes legalised sports betting

Former Gujarat police chief highlights potential rise in match-fixing as he pledges to tackle corruption in lower leagues

Indian cricket’s new anti-corruption head is opposed to the legalisation of sports betting on the subcontinent, insisting it would lead to a surge in match-fixing. Shabir Hussein Shekhadam Khandwawala was appointed as head of the Anti-Corruption Unit for the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 1 April and quickly moved to confirm…

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