For a long time now, there has been talk about how there is fixing inthe IPL.There are times when players have spoken off the record about the 'gifts' they receive from the franchises, the number of l ast-over finishes in the IPL has been very high and throughout its history the IPL has had to deal with 'money issues'. At the end of the day, however, there is no smoke with a fire. The BCCI has said they will take action -- it has to be swift and brutal.
It is always easy to allege a cricketing league like the IPL is fixed the moment a few bad apples are found. In this particular case, the sting operation has picked up the least known players from som e of the worst performing teams and expanded it to make it sound like the whole IPL is a hotbed of match-fixing. The entire league needn't be suspect because of a few players.