Startling revelations: Pakistan, England and Australian players involved in 15 match fixing cases in international matches

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Startling revelations: Pakistan, England and Australian players involved in 15 match fixing cases in international matches

DOHA - Startling revelations have been made regarding the international match fixing and spot fixing network by Al Jazeera Report.

It appears to involve two dozen fixes in 15 international matches link .

The evidence, from 2011 and 2012, points to a small group of England players allegedly carrying out spot-fixes in seven matches; Australia players in five matches; Pakistan players in three, with players from other teams carrying out spot-fixes in one match. In some cases, both teams appear to have delivered a fix.

Spot-fixes affect just a small part of the game and do not determine the overall result.

Al Jazeera has obtained purported recordings of a match-fixer calling in the fixes to a notorious Indian bookmaker linked to the organised crime. He is unaware that the recordings were leaked.

The files suggest that the suspected fixes were usually carried out by batsmen who agreed to underperform. Some of the world's most famous players were batting when the fixes allegedly occurred.The matches in which fixes were allegedly carried out include England versus India at Lord's Cricket Ground, South Africa versus Australia in Cape Town and several matches during England's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Many of the matches appear to include multiple fixes, making a total of 26 fixes in the 15 matches.

Al Jazeera exposed link the alleged match-fixer, Aneel Munawar, in the documentary, Cricket's Match-Fixers link*,* which shook the sport link in May 2.

Munawar is based in Mumbai but spends much of his time in Dubai. In the follow-up film, The Munawar Files link, we reveal that he has been allegedly corrupting international cricket since 2010.

The matches include six Tests, six One Day Internationals and three T20 World Cup games.