IPL 2013: Sreesanth, two other Rajasthan Royals' players arrested for spot-fixing

S Sreesanth and two other Rajasthan Royals' players have been reportedly arrested for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League.

Kerala pacer S. Sreesanth and two other players of the Rajasthan Royals Indian Premier League team have been arrested by the Delhi Police and charged with spot-fixing in the on-going tournament.

Sreesanth and the others, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, were arrested in Mumbai and will be brought to Delhi to be produced in court.  While 29-year-old Chandila has played for Haryana and Delhi Daredevils previously and Chavan (27-year-old) has played for Mumbai, Sreesanth is a veteran of 53 ODIs and 27 Tests.

The police have also arrested seven bookies. Police sources said the players have been accused of spot-fixing in different matches this week. They also said that investigtions have been on for some time into alleged spot-fixing in the cash-rich IPL tournament, the sixth edition of which is being played now.

The Rajasthan Royals IPL franchise is co-owned by Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.