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(BBC-US)   Zimbabwe cricket player claims he was lured to hotel room to discuss new tournament, given free cocaine, was blackmailed into match-fixing after being filmed using said cocaine, given $15k, never actually fixed match. Sounds legit   (bbc.com) divider line
    More: Unlikely, Cricket, Former Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor, International Cricket Council, Cricket World Cup, Zimbabwe captain Taylor, one-day internationals, substance take control, international games  
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2022-01-24 12:08:50 PM  
Worst blackmailers ever...."we have this tape of you doing cocaine and we're going to release it if you don't fix matches for us!  Now here's 15 thousand dollars, see you later!"

player doesn't fix matches

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/or, this guy is the worst liar ever
 
2022-01-24 1:50:08 PM  
They just paid for his drug suspension. Nice work.
 
2022-01-24 2:42:35 PM  
He described the last two years as "hell", adding that it had "severely impacted" his mental and physical health and he had been diagnosed with shingles and prescribed "strong anti-psychotic medication".

Sounds like someone is chicken.
 
2022-01-24 5:18:08 PM  

The Third Man: Worst blackmailers ever...."we have this tape of you doing cocaine and we're going to release it if you don't fix matches for us!  Now here's 15 thousand dollars, see you later!"

player doesn't fix matches

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/or, this guy is the worst liar ever


Part of me thinks, "I took the money so I could get out of India." has some credence to it of someone buated down his door the morning after.
 
2022-01-24 10:54:27 PM  
Yeah, yeah.  This "scandal" doesn't hold a candle to the fact that apparently England didn't take money to lose the Ashes...

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2022-01-25 12:58:41 AM  
Did he find a Nigerian Prince that needs his help getting funds out of the country, too?
 
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