Kolkata: Four people have been arrested after a betting racket has been busted in Kolkata’s Park Street area over the India-Australia T20 cricket match is going on.
The detective department of Kolkata police conducted the raid in a hotel following a tip off and reportedly seized crores of rupees from the scene.
Thousands of crores of rupees have reportedly been gambled over each ball and a vast betting racket with nationwide network is said to be behind the crime.
India vs Australia is the last game of Group 2 and it will decide the fate of India and Australia and who becomes the last semi-finalist in ICC World Twenty20. Where India have stuck with same 11 throughout the tournament, Australia have used 14 of their 15 options. On head-to-head basis, India-Australia in World T20’s stand at 2-2.