Five Indian Premier League players were suspended from cricket on Tuesday as fresh fixing allegations hit the game and threatened to further tarnish a competition already dogged by controversy.
Kings XI Punjab fielder Shalabh Srivastava stops a ball during the IPL Twenty20 cricket match between Kochi Tuskers Kerala and Kings XI Punjab at the Nehru Stadium in Indore, 2011. Five domestic Indian Premier League players, including Srivastava, were suspended from cricket after a sting operation by a local TV channel highlighted alleged fixing and corruption.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) moved swiftly after a sting operation by a local TV channel highlighted alleged fixing and corruption in domestic matches.
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