Indian TV channel states six international umpires were willing to fix matches for money. According to Indian media a television sting operation has claimed to have uncovered six international umpires allegedly willing to fix matches for money in the just concluded Twenty-20 World Cup and Sri Lanka Premier League matches.
The channel India TV showed video clips purportedly taken by their undercover reporters in which the umpires were shown to be allegedly willing to give certain decisions in exchange for money. The umpires, who were willing to fix matches according to Indian media are two from Pakistan, one from Bangladesh, and three from Sri Lanka.
Bangladeshi umpires have denied the allegations while Bangladesh Cricket Board president Mustafa Kamal said the matter will be investigated after getting details.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) said the Council and its relevant members have been made aware of the allegations made by India TV and asked the Channel to turn over any information which can assist the ICC's urgent investigations into this matter.
In a statement, the ICC reiterated its zero-tolerance towards corruption whether alleged against players or officials.
The ICC also said that none of the umpires named were involved in any of the official games of the ICC World Twenty20 which ended on Sunday.