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spot-fixing

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Definition of spot-fixing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
(In sport) the action or practice of dishonestly determining the outcome of a specific part of a match or game before it is played: some of them were allegedly involved in spot-fixing in the recently concluded Test match series [as modifier]: the latest spot-fixing allegations
More example sentences
  • For anyone who thought spot fixing was a bad dream that could be overcome with the suspension of three cricketers, think again.
  • The International Cricket Council has set a January date for a hearing into spot-fixing charges against three Pakistan cricketers.
  • Spot fixing has emerged as the latest threat to the integrity of cricket after the match-fixing scandal which rocked the game 10 years ago.

Derivatives

spot-fix

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verb
Example sentences
  • A player looked on as the assistant manager and manager of Pakistan's cricket team read an article Sunday about ‘spot-fixing’ games in London.
  • There is no suggestion either player deliberately threw a game - the allegations suggested they may have 'spot-fixed' certain controllable elements of a match such as the amount of wides and no-balls bowled.
  • The NoTW alleged that the last test match at Lord’s was spot-fixed.

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