1996 WORLD CUP

  • ExPak stars ask BCCI to look into Kambli claims November 20, 2011

    Karachi: The cricket community in Pakistan has lashed out at ICC president Sharad Pawar and the BCCI for their refusal to investigate claims by former India player Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semifinal against Sri Lanka may have been fixed. "This is a former India player making a serious...
  • Kambli allegations are irresponsible: Pawar November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Terming Vinod Kambli's allegations that India's 1996 World Cup semifinal against Sri Lanka may have been fixed as "irresponsible," ICC president Sharad Pawar said he would rather believe in what players like Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly have to say on the matter. "I honestly feel that his allegations...
  • Maken wants BCCI to investigate fixing claims November 19, 2011

    The sports minister wants Vinod Kambli's matchfixing allegations to be probed, while Rajiv Shukla terms them as baseless....
  • Time for Azhar to take a stance: Ganguly November 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Mohammad Azharuddin should take a strong stance following the claims made against him by Vinod Kambli and put an end to all the "whispers" surrounding the former skipper's name, says Sourav Ganguly. "Azhar should take a stance. It's upto him how he deals with it. But the time has...
  • Are unsubstantiated claims killing cricket? November 19, 2011

    Vinod Kambli claimed India's loss in the 1996 World Cup semifinal was suspicious, further engulfing cricket in the cloud of matchfixing. ...
  • One should wary of negative elements: Kapil November 18, 2011

    Mumbai: Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev on Friday refused to comment on the suspicion raised by Vinod Kambli on alleged "matchfixing" in the 1996 World Cup semifinal between India and Sri Lank but added that there are negative elements in the game. "There are negative persons everywhere but we need to...
  • Are unsubstantiated claims killing the game of cricket? November 18, 2011

    Vinod Kambli claimed India's loss in the 1996 World Cup semifinal was suspicious, further engulfing cricket in the cloud of matchfixing. ...
  • 'Not worried about Kambli's comments' November 18, 2011

    Jayasuriya, who was part of the 1996 World Cupwinning Sri Lankan side, said the semifinal against India was won fairly. ...
  • Kambli must have been sleeping, says Azhar November 18, 2011

    The former India captain slammed Vinod Kambli's claims that India's 1996 WC semifinal may have been fixed. ...
  • Kambli's 'fixing' claims: case of sour grapes? November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The suspicion raised by former India batsman Vinod Kambli over the 1996 World Cup semifinal against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens has turned heads, but is there validity to what he claims? Kambli, who walked off the field on the night of March 13, 1996 in tears after...
  • Dalmiya arrested for fund embezzlement, gets bail March 26, 2008

    New Delhi/ Mumbai: Former Indian cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya was arrested and released on bail Wednesday on charges that he embezzled Rs 2.90 crore from a bank account meant for the 1996 World Cup. The Mumbai Polices Economic Offences Wing (EOW) arrested Dalmiya, former chairman of the Board of Control...