‘Would like to know who was involved’ – BCCI after a T20 tournament in Chandigarh gets streamed online as Sri Lankan league

Mohali’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Kuldeep Singh Chahal, identified the potential for betting being concerned within the incidence. 

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A T20 match performed close to Chandigarh amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, in an uncommon incidence, the sport was streamed on-line as a Sri Lankan T20 League recreation. The T20 match, which was performed in Sawara village, 16 km from Chandigarh, was streamed as a ‘UVA T20 League’ encounter.

The incident caught the eye of BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit in addition to Punjab Police. The state police stated that they’re investigating into the matter to see if there’s any involvement of a betting syndicate.

The Indian board, then again, said that they might’ve taken an motion in opposition to them if it was a BCCI-approved league. If the T20 match was organized just for the sake of betting functions, it is going to be categorised as a prison offence, handing the jurisdiction to the police.

“Our course of is on. After we will know concerning the folks concerned, we’ll replace our database. We wish to know who was concerned. Nonetheless, solely police can take motion on this. As a BCCI enforcement company, now we have no jurisdiction over it,” BCCI anti-corruption chief Ajit Singh stated, as quoted by India Immediately.

“If it was a BCCI authorised league or had gamers’ participation, we might have taken in opposition to them. If that is finished for the aim of betting, it’s a prison offence and police has the jurisdiction over, we don’t,” he added.

Betting might be happening within the match: Mohali SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal

Bhagiradhan Balachandran, assistant secretary of the Uva Province Cricket Affiliation, additionally identified that somebody has used their title for being a comparatively less-active cricket affiliation of the island nation.

“The entire thing looks like a farce. We’re not probably the most lively cricket affiliation in Sri Lanka, so someone did correct analysis on that and used our title. We do not know about this and no Sri Lankan gamers had been concerned,” stated Bhagiradhan.

Mohali’s Senior Superintendent of Police, Kuldeep Singh Chahal, identified the potential for betting being concerned within the incidence.

“A case underneath Part 420 IPC (dishonest) has been registered by the police. As per preliminary investigations, betting might be happening within the match which was held. Additional investigations into the case are underneath progress,” said Chahal.

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