Steve Richardson says 'match-fixing law will be a game-changer in India'
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Sri Lanka, June 27 -- Making match-fixing a criminal offence will be a "game-changer" and the "single-most-effective thing" for sport in India, says Steve Richardson, the coordinator of investigations at the ICC's anti-corruption unit (ACU).
With India scheduled to host two global marquee men's events in the next three years - the 2021 T20 World Cup followed by the ODI World Cup in 2023 - Richardson urged the Indian government to consider creating a match-fixing law for sport like its neighbour Sri Lanka.
In 2019 Sri Lanka became the first major cricket-playing country in South Asia to criminalise match-fixing with punishments including a 10-year prison sentence.
"At the moment with no legislation in place, we'll have good relations wi...
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