Cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan on 13 September 2013 were handed life ban for IPL spot-fixing by BCCI (The Board of Control for Cricket in India). Amit Singh banned for five years, while Siddharth Trivedi got banned for one year. Harmeet Singh has been excused, while a decision of Ajit Chandila will be taken later. An internal probe conducted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India found, Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan guilty on multiple accounts, including conceding a pre-determined number of runs per over in exchange for bribes.
Amit Singh, who played in the IPL till last year, was seen as the conduit between the cricketers and bookies. S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan were found guilty of spot-fixing during sixth season of the Indian Premier League. They had played for Rajasthan Royals.
When: 13 September 2013
Why: for IPL spot-fixing