IPL 2013 spot-fixing: Vindoo Dara Singh wants betting legalised in cricket

Vindoo Dara Singh has said that he is innocent © PTI

Mumbai: Jun 18, 2013

Actor Vindoo Dara Singh, arrested for betting in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2013 and now on bail, has said that betting in the game should be made legal.

“Cricket is like a religion in India. IPL will be conducted and betting will take place as well,” said Vindoo on Monday on the sets of his film “Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya” in Mumbai.

Vindoo, who got bail on June 4, feels the government should legalise betting in the gentleman’s sport.

“I think the government should interfere and legalise betting,” he said. At the same time, he has vowed not to “watch cricket in my entire life”. “So whether IPL 7 will be organised or not, it doesn’t matter to me.”

Last seen in Ajay Devgn-starrer “Son of Sardaar”, Vindoo asserted he is innocent.

“I can guarantee I have not done anything wrong, and that is why I am here and I have started my work. When people will re-build their trust on me, then I will surely get more work. If they won’t, then I would get less work but life will go on,” he said.

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