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Cricket Australia warns young players of online match-fixing attempts

International match-fixers are using social media to groom the next generation of corrupt cricketers. 

Foreign bookmakers are tapping into sites like Facebook to target some of our youngest cricketers. 

An investigation by News Corp has found people linked with off shore betting syndicates are direct messaging boys and girls. 

Players on the cusp of national or Big Bash selection have reportedly become the biggest targets.

Cricket Australia’s head of integrity says players have been informed not to reply to suspicious online approaches and they should report the behaviour.

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