Latif says delay in live TV cricket may curb fixing

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Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif, who previously blew the whistle on match-fixing in the country's national team, has suggested a delay in the live broadcast of matches to curb spot-fixing.

"I guarantee that even a delay of 30 seconds in live telecast of matches will put an end to the spot-fixing," Latif told AFP on Friday.

Latif, 41, announced his retirement in protest over match-fixing reports during Pakistan's tour of South Africa and Zimbabwe in 1995.

He also testified against his teammates at a judicial inquiry between 1998 and 2000, which culminated in life bans on two players and fines on six more.

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There is already a delay for

There is already a delay for more than 30 seconds. He thinks its live. None of the telecast are actually live.

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Isn't this the same guy who

Isn't this the same guy who confessed to smuggling drugs in his WK gloves? Such a dumb*ss. The best approach is to make all betting legal and stiff penalties for offenders.

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