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Will expose Azhar’s corruption, says TCA

Hyderabad: The notorious cricket betting scandal, involving former Indian cricket workforce captain Mohammad Azharuddin, lengthy forgotten and stashed away in a chilly storage, might now attain a logical conclusion, if the Telangana Cricket Affiliation (TCA) will get to have its method as a part of the renewed efforts of some to wash up the sport.

Y. Laxminarayana and D. Guruva Reddy, president and secretary of TCA respectively, informed mediapersons right here on Sunday {that a} delegation would quickly meet Union dwelling minister Amit Shah to induce him to re-order the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to resume the probe into the betting rip-off and file cost sheets in opposition to all of the accused.


The TCA workplace bearers additionally threatened to show the more moderen flawed doings of Mr Azharuddin, who they alleged has been resorting to gross violations of the rules of the Supreme Courtroom and suggestions of the Lodha Committee, whereas working the Hyderabad Cricket Affiliation (HCA) as its President.

The HCA, below Azhar’s corrupt regime, flouted essential norms regarding the audit of accounts and choice of gamers and coaches for various ranges and tournaments, they alleged.

“Azharuddin has never been acquitted of any of the charges relating to betting by any court in the country,” Guruva Reddy mentioned, including that the one “relief he got” from the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh Excessive Courtroom was the scrapping of a life-term ban imposed on him by the Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI).


“The HC order remained unchallenged. We will also urge the BCCI to renew the legal battle against Azhar,” Mr Guruva Reddy mentioned.

The CBI’s report on cricket match fixing and associated malpractices, out there on the apex bureau’s official web site, provides detailed confessions of bookies, gamers and supporting employees, together with Azharuddin, who admitted to have met the gang of bookies led by M. Okay. Gupta and acquired cash and costly items from the latter.

“On further questioning, he (Azhar) accepted that Ajay Gupta and his associates had approached him sometime to fix matches. Azhar says he does not remember how much money he had received from them. The Pepsi Cup match between India and Pakistan at Jaipur in 1999 was fixed through them. Jadeja and Nayan Mongia were also involved with him in the deal. He was paid around `10 lakh after that match by some unknown person on behalf of the Guptas. Azhar admitted that Ameesh Gupta had given him a mobile phone, number 98111-50860, through which he used to contact him during matches,” the CBI report states.


With regard to sustaining transparency in monetary issues, Guruva Reddy alleged that the HCA had been continually flouting the advice of the Lodha Committee on getting the audit executed by empanelled auditors of the BCCI and making it public.

The HCA web site doesn’t have particulars of annual monetary statements after 2015-2016. On the appointment of coaches and choosing gamers additionally, there’s gross violation of guidelines, which we’ll expose, he added.

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