NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed the name of Mumbai Ranji player who approached Rajasthan Royal’s Pravin Tambe and the BCCI is has suspended Hiken Shah who contacted Tambe to fix games before the start of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2015, reports said.
The BCCI is set to take an action against the players who created a flutter ahead of the IPL championship this year with a Rajasthan Royals player accusing a Mumbai Ranji player of approaching him to fix games. (Also Read: IPL 8: Rajasthan Royals player approached for fixing, says report)
According to the reports, the BCCI suspended Shah and referred the case to its disciplinary committee.
The names have been exposed just a day before the Justice Lodha Committee probing the IPL scam is set to table its report.
Tambe had earlier revealed of being approached by a Ranji teammate and claimed of rejecting the offer and reporting the matter to BCCI anti-corruption unit ahead of his tournament this year. The board had been investigating the offer.
Hiken Shah is a prominent performer for Mumbai and last played at Kanpur in December 2014 against Uttar Pradesh.