India’s premier football league, the Hero Indian Super League (Hero ISL), has decided to extend their partnership with Sportradar, the world’s leading provider of sports integrity solutions and sports data products.
The two parties had been collaborating since 2016, to prevent integrity problems within India’s most prominent football competition. The Hero Indian Super League is quite popular as well, it attracts over 400 million viewers on television each season. The seventh season of Hero ISL 2020-21 kicked off on 20th November 2020 in Goa.
Under the terms of this agreement, every match in the Hero ISL will be monitored by Sportradar Integrity Services, using their advanced Fraud Detection System (FDS). The system is designed to quickly identify betting-related manipulation in sport.
The FDS uses intricate algorithms to detect potential fraud, while relying on a constantly maintained database of data along with expert analysts which are trained to detect potential match-fixing.
Sportradar will also make their investigators available to the Hero ISL, their Intelligence & Investigation Services are designed to complement the efforts of the Fraud Detection System.