Jan 24, Kathmandu- National team player Mohammad Adil Alam and former cricketer Mahboob Alam were arrested on January 23, according to CIB. It was revealed that 10 people were involved, but only two people were arrested.
According to the CIB, former cricketer Mahboob had convinced Adil and another player to fix the match for financial gain. Accordingly, CIB claims that Adil played one no-ball and another wide ball deliberately. CIB claims that this has been seen in at least two matches. However, the police did not disclose the amount of the 'deal'.
Police said that four Nepalese and six foreigners were involved in the incident, including two arrested and two abscondings. Allegations of collusion have been made in the match organized by the Nepal Cricket Association and the strategic and commercial partnership of India's Seven3Sports from December 24 to January 11 in Kirtipur, Kathmandu. The police are accused of betting and spot-fixing.
This is the first time that a cricketer has been accused of match-fixing. According to the CIB, permission was given to keep both the arrested persons in custody for five days for investigation by the District Court Kathmandu.