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Ravichandran Ashwin has THIS poker recommendation after Brendan Taylor’s spot-fixing expose | Cricket Information

Workforce India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday (January 24) stated former Zimbabwe skipper Brendan Taylor’s beautiful disclosure about being blackmailed into accepting cash for spot-fixing by an Indian businessman ought to be a cautionary story for all and it’s vital to easily ‘fold and go away desk’ when the opposite possibility is ‘wager’.
In an explosive revelation, Taylor stated he’s going through a multi-year ban from the ICC for failing to report a corrupt method by an Indian businessman in 2019. “Unfold the notice!! Most instances the hand dealt to us on the poker desk provides us an choice to wager or fold!! Its vital to fold and go away the desk! All power to Brendan and his household,” Ashwin tweeted.
Unfold the notice!! Most instances the hand dealt to us on the poker desk provides us an choice to wager or fold!! Its vital to fold and go away the desk! All power to Brendan and his household https://t.co/FqsvTd4ao7
— Ashwin (@ashwinravi99) January 24, 2022
Taylor claimed that he was invited by the businessman to India to debate ‘sponsorships’ and potential launch of a T20 occasion in Zimbabwe moreover a proposal of $15,000 in October 2019. He didn’t title the businessman in query.
The 35-year-old, who performed 205 ODIs, 34 Exams and 45 T20s earlier than retiring final 12 months, now expects the ICC to ban him for not reporting the incident again then. The sport’s governing physique is but to touch upon the matter. Taylor stated he was additionally given an element cost to identify repair matches.
“I used to be handed the $15,000 however was informed this was now a ‘deposit’ for spot fixing and that an extra $20,000 could be paid as soon as the ‘job’ was full. I took the cash so I might get on a aircraft and go away India. I felt I had no selection on the time as a result of saying no was clearly not an possibility. All I knew was I needed to get out of there.
“Once I returned dwelling, the stress of what had taken place severely impacted my psychological and bodily well being. I used to be a large number. I used to be recognized with shingles and prescribed robust anti-psychotic medicine – amitriptyline,” he stated.
Taylor then determined to report the matter to the ICC 4 months later and stated he delayed it to guard his household.
(with PTI inputs)

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