Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy

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SKU
PBD0020202
ISBN13 9781408841303
Binding HARDBOUND
Author ED HAWKINS
Language ENGLISH
Publisher BLOOMSBURY ( MDL )
Published Year 2012
Country of Origin India

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About the Book: Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heartof Crickets Underworld A startling and powerful journey to the very core of Indiasillegal bookmaking industry that exposes the scale of corruptionand the match-fixing that now runs rife throughout worldcricket. For several years Ed Hawkins made friends with Indiasillegalbookmakers-men who boast turnover of hundreds of millionsofdollars per cricket match-as well as the corruption officers oftheInternational Cricket Council who are trying to shut them down.Itsa shady world and rumours abound. But then Hawkins receivesamessage that changes everything and he decides it is time toexposethe truth behind match-fixing. Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy is a story featuringpoliticians,governing bodies, illegal bookmakers and powerlessplayers - aswell as corruption, intimidation and even suicide. Itis a storythat touches all cricket-playing nations around theworld. It is astory that every cricket fan must read. You mightnever again watcha cricket match without suspicion ... About the Author: Ed Hawkins Ed Hawkins is an award-winning sports journalist. He hastwicebeen named the Sports Journalists Associations SportsBettingWriter of the Year. This is his second book. Reviews The most explosive book yet about corruption in cricket - Lawrence Booth, editor of Wisden Cricketers Almanack