Cricket: YOU ARE A TARGET FOR THE FIXERS; EXCLUSIVE: Hussain men warned.
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ENGLAND'S cricketers were given a secret briefing on the perils of match-fixing by Anti-Corruption Unit chiefs on the eve On the Eve (Накануне in Russian) is the third novel by famous Russian writer Ivan Turgenev, best known for his short stories and the novel Fathers and Sons. of their controversial tour of India.
Nasser Hussain's squad were warned they are potential targets for match-fixers just hours before they jetted off for their three-Test tour of the sub-continent.
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in line-up to be vigilant against the threat of unscrupulous bookies.
The timing of the meeting was particularly significant as India is still rife with illegal gambling on cricket.
It was estimated earlier this year that more than pounds 150million is bet on every international contest - with much of that wagered in India.
ACU bosses are in the process of conducting meetings with all Test-playing nations and recently spoke to players from three countries at the Sharjah one-day tournament. The meeting came as the International Cricket International Cricket is a cricket game for the Nintendo Entertainment System that was only released in Australia in 1992. Developed by Melbourne House (as Beam Software) and published by Mattel, it was the only cricket game released for the NES. Council were preparing to implement strict new measures aimed at controlling the spectre of match-fixing around the world.
TV cameras positioned to cover the entrances and exits to player dressing-rooms and in the foyers and team areas of hotels is one of the new measures which will be put into place.
See: International Chamber of Commerce head Malcolm Speed Malcolm Walter Speed (born 14 September 1948) is an Australian businessman and the current CEO of the International Cricket Council. Before he entered the world of cricket, he was a barrister in Melbourne. said: "Corruption has been cricket's toughest challenge and it needs an aggressive approach to make sure the game and its players are adequately protected."