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Kevin Pietersen admits fears over cricket corruption

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Kevin Pietersen has admitted that he is not surprised by Cricket Australia’s (CA) claim that its emerging players are being targeted by corrupt foreign bookmakers via social media. CA’s Head of Integrity Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of squads for the national team and Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and …

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Foreign bookies target emerging Aussie players via social media

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The Head of Integrity for Cricket Australia has confirmed that foreign bookmakers are approaching emerging Australian cricketers on social media, seeking information on squads and playing conditions. Iain Roy confirmed that players on the verge of making it to national squads and the Big Bash League (BBL) are being targeted by ‘pitch-siders’ via tools such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Roy …

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Cricket Australia bans two women players for betting activity

Cricket Australia has announced that two players from the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL), Hayley Jensen and Corinne Hall, have been banned for six months for betting on matches. Both players have voluntarily accepted bans of two years, of which 18 months are suspended. Jensen, a 23-year-old New Zealand international who has represented Victoria and Melbourne in the 2015/16 Australian …

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