IPL 2013 spot-fixing controversy will galvanise Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid made no bones accepting the fact that the last couple of days have been extremely tough for the Rajasthan Royals © PTI

Hyderabad: May 17, 2013

Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid said that tough situations is a test of character for top teams and he expects that his boys would also overcome the current crisis that has rocked cricket world after S Sreesanth and two other players arrests for alleged role in spot-fixing.

“I think adversities helps us to galvanize a side [sic]. We have come close together as a group and hope to perform well,” the 40-year-old former India captain said during the toss of his team’s IPL match against Hyderabad Sunrisers.

Asked about how tough it has been, he made no bones in accepting the fact.

“It has been really tough not only for me but for everyone who follows the game of cricket.”

Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan have been arrested by the Special Cell of Delhi Police for allegedly trying to spot-fix three of Royals’ IPL matches this season.

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