The BCCI today sounded out a warning that the board will have zero-tolerance towards match-fixing and anybody found guilty of involving in malpractices during IPL-7 will be “banned for life”.
“The BCCI and IPL governing council are alert after spot-fixing allegations in previous edition of IPL. Each and every game of seventh edition of IPL will be thoroughly monitored. Any complaint to Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) will be dealt with a lot of seriousness. If the charges are proved, guilty will be banned for life,” Senior BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla told media.
The initial part of IPL 7 from April 16 to 30 will be organized in UAE while Bangladesh is on stand-bye as an off-shore location from May 1-12 provided union home ministry doesn’t give go-ahead to BCCI on setting up matches during counting period of the general polls.
IPL season 7 will be back in India from May 13 to June 1.