Pietersen responds to Bodi ban


In response to a tweet by @cutmaker, at @KP24 Tweeted: Been wanting to say this publicly for 16yrs, so gonna say it now - BODI YOU BELL-END!

Gulam Bodi, 37, who kept Pietersen out of the Dolphins side back in 2000 because of the quota system, was found guilty of trying to spot-fix games in the Ram Slam Twenty20 competition.

Haroon Lorgat, Cricket South Africa’s chief executive, chose Centurion - where England and SA are currently playing - to announce Bodi’s sentence.

After inquiries by the anti-corruption unit, Bodi faced several counts of contriving or attempting to fix matches.

“Mr Bodi’s actions have threatened the integrity of the game,” said Lorgat. “Evidence - and the confessions made by Bodi - suggest we got him in a planning phase and no fixes were active.”

Sportsmail revealed earlier this month that two South Africa Test players were implicated in Bodi’s scheme.

Read: Banned Bodi ‘caught in planning phase’

Lorgat said investigations are continuing, adding that several players rejected advances from Bodi before he was reported to the anti-corruption unit.

Sportsmail understands that at least two other players will face charges of accepting Bodi’s money to spot-fix matches. Others face the lesser charge of failing to report approaches.

Daily Mail

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