English cricket is shamed as Westfield jailed for spot-fixing – The Independent

Posted February 20th, 2012 in corruption, news, sentencing, sport by sally

“On a grim day for English cricket, Mervyn Westfield, a former Essex player, was sent to prison at the Old Bailey yesterday for corruption. The 23-year-old, who was sentenced to four months for spot-fixing in a county match, is the first English player to be jailed for such an offence.”

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The Independent, 18th February 2012

Source: www.independent.co.uk