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David Robbins: We're honourable losers who 'play up and play the game'

Published 13/11/2011 | 06:00

Whenever a scandal or controversy has gripped the world of cricket, the players on our little office team smiled knowingly. Nothing like that could ever happen to us.

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It was the same this week, as three Pakistani players and a bookie's agent began their sentences for "spot-fixing" during a Test match against India last summer.

The bookmaker's man had paid the players to bowl no-balls at preordained times during the game, allowing those who had bet on such an occurrence to win large sums of money.

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