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Former Mumbai cricketer arrested for alleged involvement in IPL betting

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Robin Morris. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Former Mumbai cricketer Robin Morris has been arrested by the Versova police for his involvement in cricket betting. The former first-class cricketer, who also lobbied his trade for Odisha, played a total of 44 first-class games and 51 List A games between 1995 and 2007. He has been arrested for betting along with two others. IPL match.

Police arrested Morris after being reported for betting activities at his home in Versova. According to the report, police have also seized laptops and cell phones from the house. Morris will remain in police custody until he appears in Magistrate Court on Monday (9 November).

“Morris was involved in betting on the IPL match,” a senior police officer was quoted as saying by TOI.

Getting involved in corruption in the Morris game is nothing new. He was nominated by Al Jazeera TV last year after performing a sting operation. Along with him, former Pakistan batsman Hassan Raza was also seen in the video, as he talked to the undercover reporter about spot-fixing in the T20 tournament. Later, Morris denied all the allegations and insisted that he was called to audition for a film.

Not to stay away from controversies, Morris also played in the Rebel League, ICL. He played for the Mumbai Champs in the controversial tournament. Last year, he along with four others were arrested for kidnapping a loan agent from Kurla, to recover Rs 2 lakh.

IPL 2020 is far from coming to the end of a game

Meanwhile, IPL 2020 is just one match away from coming to an end. Four-time champions Mumbai Indians and Delhi capitals Will fight for this title on Tuesday (10 November). Delhi Capital on Sunday booked their place in the final with a 17-run win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the second qualifier of the IPL 2020.

On the other hand, Mumbai Indians made it to the finals after beating Delhi by 57 runs in the first qualifier. Mumbai Indians are eyeing their fifth IPL title while Delhi are eyeing their first appearance after making it to the IPL final for the first time.