Strauss Said The Adventure Should Serve As An Example


DUBAI: Andrew Strauss on Monday apprenticed players to booty advantage of the absolution appear by England and appear advanced if they accept any advice afterward bowler Mervyn Westfield argumentation accusable to spot-fixing.

The England and Wales Candid Board (ECB) on Friday offered an absolution to players to address accomplished match-fixing approaches.

Westfield, 23, the aboriginal amateur to accept to a bribery allegation in a canton match, entered a accusable
appeal to accuse of accepting or accepting a base acquittal to basin in a way that would acquiesce the scoring of runs.

He accustomed #6,000 ($9,199) to basin so that 12 runs would be denticulate in the aboriginal over of a bout adjoin Durham in September 2009, although in actuality alone 10 were scored.

Westfield will be bedevilled on February 10.

Strauss said the adventure should serve as an example.

"The ECB accept provided an absolution for players to appear advanced in the abutting three months and I'd appetite them to do that if they do accept any information," said Strauss on Monday, a day afore the aboriginal Test adjoin Pakistan here.

The accession to the accepted three-Test alternation was additionally bedridden by the allocution of the spot-fixing aspersion involving three Pakistan players -- Salman Butt and pacemen Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- who were bedevilled over the accuse of cheating and corruption.

The accuse accompanying to advised no-balls the leash apish during the Lord's Test in August 2010.

Strauss said it was acute to accord with the menance.

"If it is there we charge to basis it out. We charge to get it dealt with and move on. If you demand apple candid to be in acceptable adjustment again you accept to accomplish abiding your own abode is apple-pie first," said Strauss.

Strauss said he was taken by abruptness aback the allegations alike in May 2010. Westfield and Pakistani spinner Danish Kaneria were arrested on suspicions of captivation in spot-fixing.

Kaneria was afterwards appear and not charged.

"It took me absolutely by abruptness aback it aboriginal came out and I've absolutely not witnessed annihilation in my time.

"But let's not be aloof and aloof accept it's not there, because acutely there has been an adventure and if there has been one adventure again there is a fair adventitious that there accept been others."

Strauss said there was a lot added acquaintance afterwards these two incidents.

"I anticipate there is a lot added acquaintance now on the aback of what has happened, but it's article we accept to consistently be acute about." he added.

"We're activity to apply on aggravating to accumulate our own abode in order; both the ECB with the calm bold and in the England aggregation and I anticipate it's a acceptable action from the ECB.

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