Cremer rebuffs match fixer

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Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by CrimsonAvenger » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:28 pm

While the country of Zimbabwe is facing strange developments in the last few hours, (and stay safe, people in Zim), there is big breaking news that Cremer was asked to fix the text matches vs WI, for which he duly disagreed and reported right away: http://www.thezimbabwedaily.com/news/16 ... fixer.html

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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by eugene » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:41 pm

Yes, concerning developments in Zimbabwe. I have always thought Zimbabwean cricket to be vulnerable to match-fixing. Our team performances are so up and down that it would take quite a bit for any eyebrows to be raised. And then we also have domestic matches with scorecards constantly being altered.
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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by Kriterion_BD » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:13 pm

eugene wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:41 pm
Yes, concerning developments in Zimbabwe. I have always thought Zimbabwean cricket to be vulnerable to match-fixing. Our team performances are so up and down that it would take quite a bit for any eyebrows to be raised. And then we also have domestic matches with scorecards constantly being altered.
Must be spot fixing. For ZIm to fix matches they would have to be favored to win and actually heavily favored. ZIM vs Ireland would be so close to even that a winning bet wouldn't yield much. And vs Afghanistan, Cremer throwing a match wouldn't make much money because 65% of people would bet on the Afghans anyways.
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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by eugene » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:48 pm

ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:41 pm
I should rename my user handle from zimdoggy to ‘the prophet’
Ha! You mostly just regurgitate what I tell you in facebook messenger.
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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by TapsC » Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:09 am

to me that game where Afghanistan lost 5 wickets for like 5 runs was fixed.. nobody can convince me otherwise. that is impossible.. I also questioned when were 54 all out or something like that. that series was very suspicious. Afghanistan rested a couple of key players when they were 2-0 up as well

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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by pariah » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:36 am

Why bother getting Cremer to spot fix when you can quite accurately predict that boundary he'll leak or the failed googly attempt?

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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by pariah » Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:41 am

The Pakistani just got a decent Zim A side to needlessly go over to UAE in the middle of a supposedly "rarely successful" domestic season. I'd be checking his bank account.

Mbhalati http://www.espncricinfo.com/southafrica ... 46526.html
Fojela http://www.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/ ... 45206.html
Sadly, neither got a chance to put on a Proteas jersey but some will moan when green Andile&Ngidi do:cry:

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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by Kriterion_BD » Wed Nov 15, 2017 5:38 pm

TapsC wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:09 am
to me that game where Afghanistan lost 5 wickets for like 5 runs was fixed.. nobody can convince me otherwise. that is impossible.. I also questioned when were 54 all out or something like that. that series was very suspicious. Afghanistan rested a couple of key players when they were 2-0 up as well
I highly doubt any results were fixed because it doesn't have much yield for the bookies but the risk is very high. Neither of Afghanstan or ZIM are big enough underdogs to make an upset generate a lot of cash. 11-8 all time is the bilateral split which means any given game either team can win. Its actually the worst for betting ad hence fixing.

Asides from that, AFG are a shit batting side. You play them 20 times, they will have a epic collapse more than a few times.
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Re: Cremer rebuffs match fixer

Post by jaybro » Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:52 pm

If you know the result is certain though even odds of $1.50 can yield a big return of you bet big enough
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