IPL 2022: 5 folks arrested from Eden Gardens for involvement in betting racket

Eden Gardens
Eden Gardens. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

As many as 5 folks had been arrested for alleged involvement in a cricket racket operation from the Eden Gardens. The arrests had been made in the course of the Eliminator match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG).

Based on experiences, the racket was nabbed by the anti-rowdy squad (ARS) beneath the detective division (DD) of Kolkata Police on Might 25 (Wednesday) night. Folks concerned within the racket are named Sunil Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Amar Kumar, Obada Khalil, and Aniket Kumar, and all are the residents of Bihar.

The bookies had been busy browsing on their telephones as a substitute of watching the match

Appearing on a tip, the officers of ARS reached the F-I block of the viewers gallery of Eden Backyard. With the match nonetheless in progress, three kids had been seen utilizing their telephones as a substitute of watching the match. The ARS sleuths then reached to them and made arrests. After their confessions, two extra people had been additionally arrested by ARS from a personal visitor home in Kolkata.

Based on ARS officers, seven cellphones, a transportable router, and money had been seized from them. ARS officers mentioned that the bookies used the transportable router to make sure correct web connection contained in the stadium. The native police are interrogating them to learn about their associates.

Speaking about LSG vs RCB match, LSG skipper KL Rahul received the toss and opted to bowl first. RCB on the again of a wonderful hundred from Rajat Patidar and a few important contributions from Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik crossed the 200-run mark. For LSG, pacer Mohsin Khan was the decide of the bowlers as he completed with figures of 1/25 in his four-over quota.

In reply, the duo of skipper Rahul and Deepak Hooda ensured that the brand new entrants stay within the contest. Nonetheless, the brand new entrants misplaced the plot in the course of the dying overs and ultimately misplaced the competition by 14 runs and bought knocked out of the match.