BCCI ACU arrives in UAE, to video counsel gamers this IPL, deal with social media approaches | Cricket Information

NEW DELHI: Stopping corrupt approaches by way of social media would be the focus of BCCI’s anti-corruption unit (ACU) within the upcoming closed-door IPL, forward of which the watchdog will educate gamers by way of video-counselling relatively than bodily classes.
An eight-member BCCI group, led by Ajit Singh, landed in Dubai on Tuesday and is in the midst of their six-day quarantine.
Singh has already stated the IPL, starting September 19, shall be safer than earlier as it’s being carried out in a strict bio-bubble.
There’ll no crowds on the stadium and followers will not be allowed to throng the group resort. There have been situations when corruptors masqueraded as followers to method gamers.
The ACU shall be chatting with all of the eight groups individually and the classes shall be extra helpful for the youthful gamers who aren’t uncovered to worldwide cricket and the glamour of IPL. The established gamers are already conscious of the ACU protocols.
“This time there shall be video counselling and it will not finished on one to at least one foundation. We are able to do it in a gaggle in addition to particular person foundation relying on what is feasible and we’ll do it one after the other (with all groups).
“We’ve additionally employed sports activities integrity companies. We are going to use their assist in wager monitoring actions, if any suspicious purchasers are there,” Singh advised PTI.
The gamers shall be advised about methods corruptors might attempt to attain them by way of social media or cellphone (whatsapp) as they’re the 2 predominant avenues they will attain the cricketers in a protected atmosphere.
“Even in India, if we do want data, we do trade data with ICC in order that stays that it’s. Nothing suspicious has been reported to date. We’ve two safety liaison officers with every group.
“They’re those who’re keeping track of the bubble,” added the previous DGP of Rajasthan Police.
The classes are anticipated to start after the ACU group completes its six-day quarantine and shall be finished protecting the groups’ coaching schedules in thoughts.

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