WATCH: Videos Surface Exposing How Sachin Tendulkar Was Offered a Part In Mohammad Azhar’s Match-Fixing Scandals

Published 04/09/2020, 7:24 AM EDT


Match fixing is one of the primary corruptions that continue to exist within the sporting industry. More often that ever, there are stories which surface about the match fixing within the world of cricket. There are videos which show how Sachin Tendulkar had to captain a team which kept indulging in match-fixing.

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On top of that, there are several videos that came into existence which exposes Mohammad Azhar further.

A thread on twitter by @SRKpePHD shows numerous videos where names such as Azhar, Jadeja, Mongia, and Prabhakar pop up several times. In one of the videos, Ravi Shastri talks to Prabhakar himself exposing how Butani once duped Azhar of INR 5-6 lakhs over a watch whose cost price was INR 1-2 lakhs.

Mohammad Azhar gets exposed for indulging in match-fixing

The next video explicitly exposes Mohammad Azhar and his smart ways. The videos shows the reality of how Azhar keeps changing his phone numbers so that there is very less tracking is possible. On of that, he has a habit of making calls from other’s phone numbers that do not belong to him.

Now, coming to another series where India was playing New Zealand and Sri Lanka. The time, Prabhakar talks to Lele about Sachin Tendulkar. Lele confirms that Sachin Tendulkar did not accept the offer in return for ensuring India loses both matches. It was also decided that Jadeja and Mohammad Azhar will be run out. Even though Sachin Tendulkar ensured India wins both the matches, Jadeja and Azhar were run out as decided.

The team which finally put an end to match-fixing

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However, in 2001 the face of India cricket changed. The Indian team finally had players such as Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, and Javagal Shrinath. These players put an end India’s poor performance. In fact, the formation of this team was necessary after the match-fixing scandals by players like Mohammad Azhar.

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Shuvangi is a senior WWE and AEW author at EssentiallySports. She has over 1000 published WWE articles and also has experience in content operations with Forbes. Having completed her undergraduation from Royal Holloway, University of London, Shuvangi is closely aligned to the fitness industry, having amateur skills levels in tennis and basketball while rowing at a regatta level.

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