Reports of 'corrupt' approach, TNPL under scanner

The Times of India

The Times of India

Author 2019-09-16 12:44:00

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There have been reports of an unknown person approaching some of the players during the league and the players then complained to the ACU to deal with the matter.

"Yes, some of the players have approached us and based on their statements, we have initiated an enquiry. We have also recorded their statement on how and when they received messages from the unknown person.

"Actually, there was a WhatsApp message that was sent by some unknown people and then the players approached ACU. It can be anyone but we are sure that there is no international player involved," Singh said.

The TNPL has become an annual event and it features star players like Ravichandran Ashwin, Murali Vijay and Dinesh Karthik.

The matches are centred around the Chepauk Cricket Stadium in Chennai.

The tournament was initially inaugurated by former India skipper and current Chennai Super Kings' captain MS Dhoni.

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