The News of the World claims it gave Ã‚Â£150,000 to the man, who had promised to arrange for Pakistan to bowl Ã¢â‚¬Å“no ballsÃ¢â‚¬Â during the match.
A Scotland Yard spokeman said: “Following information received from the News of the World we have today (Saturday August 28) arrested a 35-year old man on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud bookmakers.”
Pakistan manager Yawar Saeed told the Associated Press on Saturday: “I can confirm that we are aware of the allegations and Scotland Yard police are with us now at the hotel and we are helping them with their enquiries.”
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