Team manager asked to meet bookie in 2003: Rashid Latif

Tuesday 18 April 2017 1 month ago 25   Lahore   Print

Former Cricketer Rashid Latif-File Photo

Report  Web desk : LAHORE: Former skipper and wicket-keeper Rashid Latif has opened a new ‘Pandora Box’ on match-fixing as he revealed to have been contacted by a bookie back in 2003. As per details, Rashid Latif claimed that he met bookie Ratan Mehta as he was directed by that time manager Haroon Rasheed to do so. However, Rashid also revealed that Haroon did not have any clue that the person he was going to meet was a bookie. The former captain also claimed that after rejecting the offer made by Ratan, he reported to ICC about the matter however PCB was really angry with him over the matter. Rashid also demanded that PCB and ICC should further strict the rules and laws pertaining to match-fixing. 02