By Ed Hawkins
'The so much explosive ebook but approximately corruption in cricket' Lawrence sales space, editor of Wisden Cricketers' AlmanackA startling and robust trip to the very middle of India's unlawful bookmaking that exposes the size of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife all through international cricket.
For numerous years Ed Hawkins made buddies with India's unlawful bookmakers - males who boast turnover of 1000s of thousands of greenbacks consistent with cricket fit - in addition to the corruption officials of the foreign Cricket Council who're attempting to close them down. It's a shady global and rumours abound. yet then Hawkins gets a message that adjustments every thing and he makes a decision it's time to disclose the reality in the back of match-fixing. Bookie Gambler Fixer secret agent is a narrative that includes politicians, governing our bodies, unlawful bookmakers and powerless gamers - in addition to corruption, intimidation or even suicide. it's a tale that touches all cricket-playing countries around the globe. it's a tale that each cricket fan needs to learn. it's possible you'll by no means back watch a cricket fit with no suspicion...
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Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld by Ed Hawkins