“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.