Former India test bowler Sreesanth and two other players have been arrested by Delhi police on suspicion of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League !
Thursday afternoon, the top three trends on the social media network were #SpotFixing, #Sreesanth and #MIvsRR
Here are some reactions from Twitter :
RAJ KUNDRA, Rajasthan Royals team co-owner :
When asked the repeated question is IPL fixed my answer is always IPL teams CAN’T be fixed but individual players who lack integrity can
SHILPA SHETTY , Rajasthan Royals team co-owner :
RR is a team that Fights with integrity,Rahul being a front runner..Sad this has happened so close to the Playoffs. This too shall pass.
Chetan Bhagat , Author :
IPL is private teams playing for money. If you think it’s more than that, the joke is on you. It’s entertainment for TRP. Anything goes.
HARSHA BHOGLE , cricket commentator :
The bcci & ipl will have to take a very tough stand. for pure cricket lovers this is agony but society has all kinds … distinction between match fixing & spot fixing essential.neither of the 3 players had a significant role in deciding a match outcome
Aaron Finch, PWI team Captain :
“Another very sad day for cricket!!”
Tom Moody, Former Australian cricketer :
“Match fixing controversy again harming the game we all cherish so much. #Zerotolarence.”
Mandira Bedi :
And the worst of it is that they play for a team whose Captain is one of the most honorable men in cricket. #spotfixing #shame
Lalit Modi :
“Just woke up – & never seen so many misses calls- seems the 1 thing ive bn saying will ruin ths beautiful league – fixing has happened”
“I m ashamed to have played with these guys”#ipl #rr #SpotFixing