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The role of Indian police in unearthing cricket match fixing: It was the Indian police, and not the Indian cricket board, that had charged Hansie Cronje in April 7, 2000 with fixing the one day matches played against India for money.
The Indian police had released transcripts of an alleged conversation between Cronje and an Indian bookie, Sanjay Chawla.
Three other South African players, Herschelle Gibbs, Nicky Boje and Strydom, were also implicated.
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Cronje acknowledged receiving 10,000 to 15000 dollars during the one day series in India, but denies taking part in match fixing.
On April 12, 2000, the Wisden magazine editor Mathew Engel said the Cronje betting scandal could be linked to the lack of official action over the infamous bet of Rodney Marsh and Dennis Lillee in 1981.
The Editor had stated: you go right back to the beginning of this, in 1981 when Lillee and Marsh bet against their own side in a Test match, nothing was done against them. That set the standard of inaction and complacency on the part of cricket administrators that the whole thing did not matter. I found it shameful then and I find it shameful now. June 7, 2000, the South African King Commission began probing the issue.
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Gibbs scored 74 off 53 balls and Williams injured his shoulder and couldn complete his second over, so neither received the $15,000.
On June 15, 2000, Cronje had released a statement that revealed all his contacts with Indian bookmakers.
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He had challenged his life ban in September 2001 but on October 17, 2001, his application was dismissed.