Match-fixing and spot-fixing have been the parts of every cricket board. The players are involved in criminal activities and disgrace their respective countries. Recently, ICC has revealed to make match-crime an offense.
Nowadays, the finals of the ICC World Cup 2011 have been in the news and the allegations are made that the match was fixed. The finals took place between Sri Lanka and India and many have accused that the match was fixed.
The ex-sports ministry of Sri Lanka has appealed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) to inquire if the game was fixed. He thinks that serious allegations affect the thoughts of people.
it’s the duty of the Indian government and their cricket board to initiate an impartial inquiry to see whether they have won a fixed World Cup 2011,” ex-sports minister Sri Lanka
“Just like we cherished our World Cup victory, players like Sachin (Tendulkar) cherish these moments for the rest of their lives. I think in the interest of Sachin and the millions of cricket fans across India, it’s the duty of the Indian government and their cricket board to initiate an impartial inquiry to see whether they have won a fixed World Cup,” he said according to Inside Sport.
“When serious allegations like these are being made, it affects a lot of people. In this case not only us, the selectors, the players, and the team management but Indian cricketers who deservingly won the world title. We need to clear this once and for all for the greater good of the game we love,” he added.