TP Sudhindra gets life ban for spot-fixing

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has imposed a life ban on TP Sudhindra for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in domestic competition as shown by a TV channel in a sting operation.

“The Committee held Sudhindra guilty of actually receiving a consideration to spot-fix in a domestic cricket match, and hence imposed exemplary penalty on him,” the Board said.

“Sudhindra has been debarred for life, from playing any cricket matches conducted or authorized by the ICC or BCCI, or any affiliated unit of the BCCI.

“He will not be entitled to the monthly gratis, benevolent fund, benefit match or any other facility, in lieu of.

“He cannot hold any position in any cricket association affiliated to the BCCI, for life.”

The 28-year-old Sudhindra was caught in a sting operation by a TV channel during IPL 5 along with four other cricketers Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, Abhinav Bali and Amit Yadav.

He is the third cricketer to be banned for life by the Indian Cricket Board for match-fixing.

He has joined former India captain Mohd. Azharuddin and former ODI cricketer Ajay Sharma to get a life ban from the BCCI.

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