28 May 2018

How do you fix a cricket match?

From Afternoons, 1:19 pm on 28 May 2018

The world of cricket's been rocked yet again by a match-fixing scandal, this time involving the Sri Lankan team

Undercover journalists from Al Jazeera filmed secret meetings where purported match-fixers boasted of paying groundsmen to affect the outcome of two Test matches in 2016.

We wanted to know why match fixing comes up so often in cricket, and what exactly it involves. 

Wellington lawyer Andrew Scott-Howman has worked with cricket players and has investigated sports corruption.

Galle International Stadium

Galle International Stadium Photo: Photosport