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Mervyn Westfield trial and conviction

ESPNcricinfo staff

February 17, 2012

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Mervyn Westfield, the former Essex bowler, has been sentenced to four months in jail after admitting his role in spot-fixing. He accepted £6,000 in return for conceding a set number of runs off an over in a Pro40 match against Durham in September 2009. His former Essex team-mate Danish Kaneria was named as the alleged go-between, who had also approached other players about fixing. Here's the full coverage of the case

March 15, 2010
News - Westfield and Kaneria questioned about match against Durham by Essex police

June 7, 2010
News - Kaneria cleared to play for Essex by ECB.

August 20, 2010
News - Westfield released by Essex

September 8, 2010
News - Kaneria released without charge by Essex police

September 16, 2010
News - Westfield charged with conspiracy to defraud over claims he deliberately bowled wides

January 12, 2012
News - Westfield pleads guilty to spot-fixing and is convicted
Feature - How Westfield threw it all away

February 10, 2012
News - Westfield sentencing adjourned for a week

February 17, 2012
News - Westfield jailed for four months. Kaneria implicated as orchestrator. ECB bans Westfield from all cricket pending further investigation.
Reaction - Judge tells Westfield he betrayed the trust of Essex, players, fans and followers throughout the world in you to play cricket honestly

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