Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone sad about spot-fixing in IPL

<i>Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani</i> co-stars Ranbi and Deepika sad about spot-fixing in IPL matches.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Published: May 18, 2013 11:05 am

Condemning the spot-fixing in IPL matches,Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani co-stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone today said that the act was sad and shameful.

“I am not cricket fan. It is a shameful act for cricket. Three people have been arrested… All this is not a good thing. IPL is a good platform,there are so many fans… It is a disappointing,shameful act,” Ranbir told reporters here at an event.

Echoing similar sentiments,Deepika said,”What has happened is a sad thing. It is shameful. Because of the mistake of one or two people,the entire sporting world gets a bad name.”

Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone is a former badminton champion.

Ranbir and Deepika were present at the promotional event of their upcoming film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

Indian pacer S Sreesanth and other two bowlers– Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan– from Rajasthan Royals team have been arrested for spot-fixing IPL matches.

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