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SPORTS writer G. Rajaraman’s Match-Fixing—The Enemy Within is a quickie but without the genre’s usual attractions. Written too fast for any insights into the betting scandal that rocked the cricket world, but arriving too late to whet the readers’ appetite for murky dealings. Rajaraman pieces together the story, detail by sordid detail. Missing, however, is solid investigation on how betting syndicates function, especially the game’s biggest bookie, the mysterious MK. And guess who’s the "man who helped start the cleaning up of Indian cricket"? None other than Manoj Prabhakar, according to Rajaraman.

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