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Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket’s Underworld

Nature, recreation and sports


by
Ed Hawkins

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A startling and powerful journey to the very core of India’s illegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout world cricket.

For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with India’s illegal bookmakers – men who boast turnover of hundreds of millions of dollars per cricket match – as well as the corruption officers of the International Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down. It’s a shady world and rumours abound. But then Hawkins receives a message that changes everything and he decides it is time to expose the truth behind match-fixing.

Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy is a story featuring politicians, governing bodies, illegal bookmakers and powerless players – as well as corruption, intimidation and even suicide. It is a story that touches all cricket-playing nations around the world. It is a story that every cricket fan must read. You might never again watch a cricket match without suspicion…

A startling and powerful journey to the very core of India’s illegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout world cricket.

For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with India’s illegal bookmakers – men who boast turnover of hundreds of millions of dollars per cricket match – as well as the corruption officers of the International Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down. It’s a shady world… (more)

A startling and powerful journey to the very core of India’s illegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruption and the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout world cricket.

For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with India’s illegal bookmakers – men who boast turnover of hundreds of millions of dollars per cricket match – as well as the corruption officers of the International Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down. It’s a shady world and rumours abound. But then Hawkins receives a message that changes everything and he decides it is time to expose the truth behind match-fixing.

Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy is a story featuring politicians, governing bodies, illegal bookmakers and powerless players – as well as corruption, intimidation and even suicide. It is a story that touches all cricket-playing nations around the world. It is a story that every cricket fan must read. You might never again watch a cricket match without suspicion…

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