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Cronje took Rs 1.2 crore to fix matches: Delhi Police

Former South African captain Hansie Cronje was paid Rs 1.20 crore in two installments of Rs 60 lakh each by London-based bookie Sanjeev Chawla to fix matches between India and South Africa, alleges the Delhi Police chargesheet on the match-fixing scandal of 2000.
Filed after 13 years, the chargesheet lists lists an important witness – Arun Sadashiv Donbre, who worked in the Taj Mumbai housekeeping staff and has disclosed in his statement that he saw Cronje “going inside Sanjeev Chawla’s room empty-handed and coming out with a bag”. This is said to prove Cronje’s links with Chawla. Read more…