Cricket cheats who brought ill-repute to the game

first_imgThe list of cricket cheats who brought ill-repute to the game:In 1994, Australian cricketers Shane Warne and Mark Waugh accept 3,000 pounds and 2,500 pounds from an Indian bookie for information on pitch and weather. They are fined by their cricket board.Shane Warne and Mark WaughSouth Africa’s Test captain Hansie Cronje is banned for life in 2000. Cronje accepted money from bookmakers to fix matches and offering team-mates cash to underperform.Hansie CronjeThe same year, India’s former Test captain Mohammad Azharuddin admitted fixing three ODI matches. He’s banned for life.Former Indian Test captain Mohammad AzharuddinFormer Kenya captain Maurice Odumbe is banned for five years for accepting mony from bookmakers in 2004. His ex-wife names six more players at his sentencing.Former Kenya captain Maurice OdumbeWest Indies’ batsman Marlon Samuels is banned for two years in 2008 for giving match-related information to an Indian bookmaker during the 2007 ODI series in India.West Indies player Marlon SamuelsIn 2011, Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer are banned for five years and jailed for spot-fixing during their 2010 tour of England. Agent Mazhar Majeed is also jailed.Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Aamer and Salman ButtFormer Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield is jailed for four months after accepting 6,000 pounds in a spot-betting scam. His former teammate,  leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, is later banned for life for his role in the scam in 2012.Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth is banned for life after accepting money to spot-fix during Indian Premier League games in 2013. Three other IPL players are also banned.Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth2014: New Zealand player Lou Vincent confesses that he took money to underperform and approach other players to do the same thing.advertisementNew Zealand player Lou Vincentlast_img

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