Now this is an interesting reaction to the recent cricket scandal involving three Pakistani players, and perhaps it’s ultimately the most rational one possible. No less an authority than the U.K. government has reportedly backed the full legalization of sports betting – and particularly online sportsbooks – in India.
Robertson will take the case directly to his Indian counterpart, M.S. Gill, during the Commonwealth Sports Ministers summit in New Delhi next month. Robertson will also be meeting with International Cricket Council president/Indian minister of agriculture Sharad Pawar to discuss corruption in international cricket.