Ethics in Cricket

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  • 1. Match Fixing in Cricket Group Members Khushbu Sohail Sayli Nilesh Yuvraj Saurabh

2. Six Pillars of Characters Trustworthy. Respectful. Responsible. Fair. Caring. A Good Citizen. 3. Sportsmanship! 4. S Integrity Loyalty Honesty Reliability (Promise- Keeping) RESPECT Courtesy Tolerance and Acceptance Nonviolence RESPONSIBILITY Duty Accountability Self-Control FAIRNESS Fairness and Justice Openness CARING Concern for Others Charity CITIZENSHIP Do Your Share Respect Authority and the Law 5. Ethics in Cricket Fair Play 'Fair play' is usually understood to mean using only tactics that are in accord with the spirit of the sport. In ethics, the concept of fairness involves treating everyone equally and impartially. Playing Unfairly Sledging Ball tampering Betting Spot Fixing Match Fixing 6. MATCH FIXING 7. Introduction Match fixing is irregularly influencing the course or result of a sports event in order to obtain advantage for oneself or for others and to remove all or part of the uncertainty normally associated with sport. In cricket it occurs as a match is played to a completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game. 8. History Cricket has had a number of controversies relating to players being involved with the betting aspects of the game. In particular, numerous players have been approached by bookmakers and bribed to, throw matches, aspects of matches (e.g. the toss) or provide other information. Following is the brief history of certain events that tainted the game : 9. 2000: South African cricketer Hansie Cronje convicted for accepting money to throw matches. It also involved Ajay Jadeja and Mohammed Azharuddin. All three players were banned for life. May 2000: Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik banned for life for being involved in spot fixing. Dec 2000: Former Indian off-spinner Ajay Sharma banned for life in the same inquiry. May 2008: West Indian all-rounder Marlon Samuels banned for two years for links with a bookie. Contd. 10. Case Study : IPL Spot-fixing case 1 The arrest of Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, and Ankit Chavan. 2 The arrest of bookies. 3 The case of Gurunath Meiyappan and Vindu Dara Singh. 4 The Raj Kundra case. 11. Case Study: Spot fixing involving Pakistani players August 2010Pakistan international cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Amir, and agent Mazhar Majeed, accused of offences in relation to spot fixing during the intl test match between England and Pakistan. No balls were bowled at specific points during Englands innings by Mohd aasif and Mohd Aamir. The evidence was brought to light through an undercover sting operation by a reporter from News of the World, who offered Mr Majeed a large cash payment for information on when the no balls were to be bowled. Criminal charges for conspiracy were brought against the four defendants under the Prevention of Corruption Act 1906, Criminal Law Act 1977 and Gambling Act 2005. 12. CONCLUSION 13. Thank You