Former KKR player claims he was offered Rs 40 lakh for match fixing: Reports

Jeremy Caroll

Rajagopal Sathish, 40-year-old, lodged a police complaint in Bengaluru, asserting he was offered an amount of ₹40 lakh to fix matches. According to a report in The Indian Express, Satish told the police he was approached by an Instagram user, who goes by the name Bunny Anand.

The report further expressed that Sathish didn’t take the money.

“On January 3, a person named Bunny Anand contacted Satish on Instagram and messaged him luring to pay ₹40 lakh and told that two players have already agreed to the offer,” the complaint read.

Sathish has played for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy and was also part of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

According to the report, the police believes the money was proposed to fix matches in TNPL, prior to adding that the cricketer had also approached the cricket governing body, BCCI, in this regard.

In the interim, a special team has been created to get the accused, who police are suspecting to be in Bengaluru.

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