A former cricketer and current Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) management committee member Sudhendra Shinde was arrested on Wednesday in relation to the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) match-fixing scandal. <p></p> <p></p>The Bengaluru's Central Crime Branch raided the house of Shinde on Monday and grilled him for two days based on leads they gleaned during their ongoing investigation. Shinde is a former Karnataka Ranji cricketer, coach of KPL team Belagavi Panthers and currently a member of the state association management committee. <p></p> <p></p>"Shinde along with Ali Ashfaq Tara had allegedly fixed a few matches," a police officer told <em>PTI</em>. <p></p> <p></p>Tara was the first to be arrested in the investigation and Shinde is the ninth person to have been arrested now. <p></p> <p></p>The KPL spot-fixing scandal was unearthed when a Ballari Tuskers bowler Bhavesh Gulecha lodged a complaint with the police against a bookie named Sayyam and celebrity drummer Bhavesh Bafna. <p></p> <p></p>Since then, high-profile domestic cricketers CM Gautam and Abrar Kazi have also been arrested for their alleged roles in the scandal.