new Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has tied up with UK-based company ‘Sportdaar’ to provide services through its Fraud Detection System (FDS) to prevent betting and other corrupt activities during the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL). .
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The 13th season of IPL will be played in vacant stadiums and the Ajit Singh-led BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) will face a different challenge as betting fraud has increased during some state-level leagues and during this breathtaking tournament. It is likely to grow.
An IPL source told PTI, “Yes, the BCCI has tied up with the Sportsperson for this year’s IPL. They will work closely with ACU and provide their services.
He said, ‘The Sportsperson had recently put half a dozen matches of the Goa Football League in doubt. He has worked with FIFA, UEFA and various leagues around the world.
The BCCI ACU recently unearthed different specimens of betting during the state-level T20 league, including the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL). A major betting company stopped placing bets due to the different bets being placed.
According to ‘Sporterdar’, the Fraud Detection System (FDS) is a specialized service that detects betting related to sports betting. This is possible because the FDS has a suitable system to understand the bids to be made for the purpose of match fixing.