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Iconic Pakistan big-hitting all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has revealed that he was offered 50 crores by Indian bookies.
He added that the offer was made to him while he was in India in 1999.
However, he didn’t mention when it occurred, but pointed out that during those days, there was no rule in place to report approaches by bookies.
“Indian bookies offered me to join them for 50 crores. The offer was made in India,” he said on ARY News’ program Bouncer.
“See, at that time, no rule was defined whether to report such offers.”
Razzaq represented Pakistan in 46 Tests, where he scored 1,946 runs, which included three centuries and seven fifties, at an average of 28.61. He also took 100 wickets at an average of 36.94.
He also scored 5,080 runs in 265 ODIs at an average of 29.70, which included three hundreds and 23 half-centuries, and claimed 269 wickets at an average of 31.83.
As for his T20 International career, he amassed 393 runs in 32 matches at an average of 20.68. He also picked up 20 wickets at an average of 19.75.