Spot fixing heartbreaking: Sophie Choudry

Indo Asian News Service
24 May 2013

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Expressing her grief over spot fixing in the Indian Premier League (IPL), singer-actress Sophie Choudry, a cricket fan, says it is "heartbreaking" to see such "criminal activity".

Three Rajasthan Royal players, including India pacer S. Sreesanth, have been arrested in connection with spot fixing. Actor Vindu Dara Singh has also been arrested.

"It's heartbreaking. I am a huge cricket fan, I am somebody who has lived life by honesty. I hate cheating more than anything. It's really heartbreaking," Sophie said here on the sidelines of a screening of the movie "Ishkq in Paris".

"Of course it's a criminal activity. It is really sad as because of such acts, the image of your heroes goes on falling," she added.

Asked about her reaction on Sreesanth, she said: "It is sad Sreesanth has destroyed his career. He is a talented player.

"It just shows how a one-minute mistake can change your whole life."

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