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Default Match-fixing: Past incidents


Pakistan players have seen themselves involved in match-fixing incidents on more than one occasion. Latest episode being the allegations of spot-fixing in the fourth Test against England at the Lord's. But they are not alone in the league. Here is brief look at the past incidents of fixing.


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In 1993, former Australian captain and legend Allan Border alleged that he was offered 500,000 by Mushtaq Mohammed, former Pakistan captain and all-rounder to lose the fifth Test against England at Edgbaston, a claim that was later denied by the former Pakistani cricketer.
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In 1995, Aussie cricketers Shane Warne, Tim May and Mark Waugh alleged that then Pakistan captain Salim Malik had offered them 1,30,000 pounds each and asked them to under perform and lose the Karachi Test in 1994. It was because of these allegations that Malik's request to become the head coach of Pakistan cricket team was rejected by PCB.
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In 1998, Pakistan bowler Ata-ur-Rahman accused Wasim Akram of offering him Rs. 3 lakh to bowl badly against New Zealand in March 1994, a testimony he later withdrew and admitted to perjury in an affidavit signed in London. Following this incident Wasim Akram resigned as the captain of the Pakistan team.
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In 1998, Rashid Latif accused Salim Malik, then Pakistan captain, of fixing matches. According to Latif, he was offered 10 lakhs rupees by Salim Malik to underperform and lose a match against New Zealand. He also accused Malik of fixing matches during Pakistan's twin tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe in 1994-95. He alleged that Malik deliberately took wrong decisions at the toss against the playing conditions leading to Pakistan's loss.
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