West Indies pacer Krishmar Santokie has come underneath the scanner after delivering an enormous vast and no ball throughout a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match.
Santokie, who performs for the Sylhet Thunders, bowled an enormous vast down the leg facet within the third supply of his first over and adopted that up with an enormous entrance foot no-ball two deliveries later throughout their recreation towards Chattogram Challengers on Wednesday.
Sylhet Thunders crew director Tanjil Chowdhury, who’s one among seven administrators appointed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board to work with every of the franchises, revealed after the match that he has requested the board to research these deliveries as he felt they have been suspicious.
“The no-ball that he bowled is suspicious. He [Santokie] shouldn’t be but known as by the BCB however I’ve lodged my criticism. I verbally requested CEO and Morshed [BCB anti-corruption head] to research the matter,” Chowdhury stated.
“We (BCB administrators) do not have something to do with the taking part in XI. It’s as much as the administration and the coach. I requested the sponsors whether or not they interfered within the taking part in XI and they’re refusing to say something. Now we’ve got to speak with the crew administration and know whether or not anybody influenced them to play Santokie as a result of it appears he’s related to spot-fixing.”
Chowdhury additional added that he was suspicious of the Thunders’ predominant sponsors as they insisted on bringing in sure gamers and ultimately obtained their want regardless of there being a number of battle through the day of the draft.
“On the day of the gamers draft, there was a number of battle between us. Me and crew director Sarowar Imran was satisfied with sure choices. The sponsors have been insisting on taking a couple of cricketers and we weren’t positive why they’re insisting to choose these cricketers,” he stated.
“We had the possibility to choose Nayeem Sheikh and different gamers. However they most popular to choose gamers like Sohag Gazi and Santokie. That’s the reason we’ve got began doubting them. I’ve knowledgeable BCB governing council members and the BCB president.”
Thunder misplaced the match by 5 wickets with Santokie ending the sport with figures of 1-34. They subsequent face the Rajshahi Royals on Friday.