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Episode 526 September 18, 2019

The Tamil Nadu Premier League and how spot-fixing works in India

On Monday, the Indian Express reported that an India player, an IPL regular and a Ranji Trophy coach are among those who figure in an internal investigation by the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit which has found rampant corruption in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Sources said that bookies and match-fixers are running the team in a way that they are making huge amounts of money. In this episode, Nihal Koshie, who writes on cricket for the Indian Express, joins us to talk about exactly how spot-fixing works in India, how deep it runs and what the government can do to stop it.


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The Tamil Nadu Premier League and how spot-fixing works in IndiaOn Monday, the Indian Express reported that an India player, an IPL regular and a Ranji Trophy coach are among those who figure in an internal investigation by the BCCI’s Anti-Corruption Unit which has found rampant corruption in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). Sources said that bookies and match-fixers are running the team in a way that they are making huge amounts of money. In this episode, Nihal Koshie, who writes on cricket for the Indian Express, joins us to talk about exactly how spot-fixing works in India, how deep it runs and what the government can do to stop it. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.