Rajasthan Royals would not want another IPL 2013-like scandal to occur © Getty Images
Rajasthan Royals would not want another IPL 2013-like scandal to occur © Getty Images

Rajasthan Royals (RR) commended the member of its team who approached the Anti-Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) after getting approached by a player with the lure of money for helping fix the proceedings of an upcoming game. Read: Rajasthan Royals player offered money to fix IPL 2015 match

“Rajasthan Royals commends the player for having reported this incident immediately and for his honesty and uprightness in connection with IPL matches 2015,” RR CEO Raghu Iyer was quoted as saying to ANI.

“Over a month ago, a player from Rajasthan Royals was approached inappropriately by a player [not part of the IPL]. Rajasthan Royals in keeping with zero tolerance approach immediately reported incident further to ACSU/BCCI for further process.

“Rajasthan Royals will continue to provide full support & assistance to BCCI to ensure that cricket is played in the right spirit,” added Iyer.

According to the Indian Express, the Mumbai-based player did not accept the offer from a Ranji team-mate. While ACSU head Ravi Sawani declined to comment, BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur expressed happiness over the matter. Indian Premier League 2015 schedule: IPL 8 match time table with venue details

“A player ws approachd  & he immediately intimatd @BCCI anti corruption unit.Glad tht BCCI educatn policy showing positive results,” Thakur tweeted on Friday.

The incident occurs two years after the infamous spot-fixing sage in IPL 2013, in which three members of the Rajasthan Royals — S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila — were found guilty of involvement in the offence, leading to the formation of the Mudgal Committee to investigate into the matter. The guilty players were handed life bans by the BCCI for the offence. Complete coverage of Mudgal committee’s IPL spot-fixing probe