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welcomewiki 09-04-2010 03:15 PM

Photos/Pics: Pakistan Cricket Fixing scandal

The match-fixing scandal involving the Pakistani players is getting more intricate day by day.

A day after Pakistan opener Yasir Hameed backtracked from his statements made during a sting operation, in which he accused his fellow players of fixing almost all matches, fresh pictures from British tabloid 'News of the World' show alleged match-fixer Mazhar Majeed dining with virtually the entire Pakistan team during the tour of Australia this year.

Here is a brief look at the ongoing match-fixing scandal that has left the entire cricket world shocked.

welcomewiki 09-04-2010 03:16 PM
August 29, 2010: The News of the World said it paid 150,000 pounds (230,000 dollars) to a middle man in return for details about the timing of three no-balls in Pakistan's fourth Test against England at Lord's.

The report said Pakistan bowlers, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, delivered the blatant no-balls at the exact points in the match agreed with the alleged fixer.

welcomewiki 09-04-2010 03:16 PM
August 29: The bowlers and Test captain Salman **** were interviewed by Scotland Yard detectives and police take away their mobile phones.

welcomewiki 09-04-2010 03:16 PM
August 29: News of the World published photograph of the alleged middle man, Mazhar Majeed, counting wads of banknotes given to him by a reporter posing as a front man for a betting syndicate. Majeed is later bailed.

welcomewiki 09-04-2010 03:17 PM
August 30: International Cricket Council (ICC) officials met counterparts from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in London to discuss the controversy.

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