Asad Rauf

  • Rauf rules out travelling to Mumbai for IPL scam probe September 28, 2013

    Karachi: Disgraced Pakistan umpire, Asad Rauf has ruled out travelling to Mumbai for any investigation into the IPL spotfixing scandal in which he was chargesheeted by the Mumbai police. "We have full faith in the Indian courts but not in the Mumbai police. The present circumstances don't allow me to travel...
  • Accused umpire Rauf won't travel to India: Lawyer September 27, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf will not be appearing in an Indian court after Mumbai police charged him for being involved in the spotfixing scandal during this year's Indian Premier League. Rauf's legal adviser, Syed Ali Zafar, said in Lahore on Friday he has faith in Indian courts but has no...
  • PCB has no mechanism in place to convince Rauf: Rizvi September 23, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has no mechanism in place to "convince" retired Test umpire, Asad Rauf to go to Mumbai to face spotfixing charges, an official said Monday. PCB's legal advisor, Tafazzul Rizvi said that there was also no extradition treaty between Pakistan and India so the issue was...
  • I've never done anything wrong in my umpiring: Asad Rauf September 22, 2013

    New Delhi: After his name figured in the Mumbai Police's IPL chargesheet, the former international umpire, Asad Rauf clarified on Sunday that all the allegations against him are wrong. "All allegations against me are wrong. I have umpired in five IPL's with 100 per cent results and never done anything wrong...
  • Meiyappan, Vindoo, Asad Rauf named as accused in the IPL betting case September 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Forty six people including Chennai Super Kings co-owner and BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh were named as accused in the Indian Premiere League betting case. Mumbai police had filed chargesheet in the IPL betting case on Saturday. Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf has...
  • IPL scandal: Gurunath Meiyappan charged with betting September 21, 2013

    The Mumbai police filed their chargesheet on Saturday that runs to thousands of pages and contains transcripts of telephone conversations between Meiyappan, Vindoo Dara Singh, Asad Rauf and bookies. ...
  • Asad Rauf claims innocence, denies any participation in IPL spot-fixing September 21, 2013

    Tainted Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf who, on Saturday was charge-sheeted by Police in the IPL spot-fixing case claimed innocence and said he has no link with bookies. Rauf said he would explain his stand to ICC's Anti-corruption unit. ...
  • Why Srinivasan's being treated as an exception? asks Pradeep Magazine September 21, 2013

    Gurunath Meiyappan, Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf and actor Vindoo Dara Singh have been chargesheeted in the IPL betting case by Mumbai Police. ...
  • Umpire Asad Rauf charged in IPL betting scandal September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf and the son-in-law of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president were charged by Mumbai Police on Saturday in a betting scandal surrounding the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament. Gurunath Meiyappan, son-in-law of BCCI president N. Srinivasan, was arrested in May after being...
  • IPL chargesheet: What nailed Gurunath Meiyappan September 21, 2013

    The chargesheet in the spot-fixing scandal filed by Mumbai Police on Saturday contained the conversation between former Chennai Super Kings' team principal Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh. The chargesheet also had details of the former international umpire Asad Rauf speaking to Vindoo about betting on one of the...
  • IPL spot fixing case: Bombday HC refuses to grant relief to two bookies August 21, 2013

    Observing that probe in the IPL betting scandal was at a premature stage, the Bombay High Court today refused to grant relief to two bookies from Jaipur, accused to have been in touch with actor Vindoo Dara Singh and Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf for placing bets. A division bench of Justices...
  • Cricket fans feel cheated with IPL betting scandal: Bombay HC August 6, 2013

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday observed that the recent IPL betting scandal has international ramifications and repercussions as the general public following the game of cricket keenly, feel cheated. The observation was made by Justice Sadhana Jadhav while hearing anticipatory bail pleas filed by brothers Pawan Jaipur and...
  • Asad Rauf retires from all forms of umpiring, says a report August 3, 2013

    Karachi: A report on the website of 'Express' newspaper today said that Rauf had made up his mind to retire from all forms of umpiring. Rauf was quoted as saying in the report that being an international or domestic umpire required constant travelling which meant he couldn't give a lot...
  • PCB drops Rauf from list recommended for ICC umpires' panels July 13, 2013

    Karachi: The international career of tainted umpire Asad Rauf appears to be over after the Pakistan Cricket Board refused to nominate his name for the ICC's international and elite panels of officials. The ICC is set to decide on July 15, in a meeting in Nagpur, the fresh list of...
  • IPL spotfixing: Police arrest main bookie June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday arrested one of the main bookies who allegedly controlled the IPL spotfixing network. Jitendra Singh alias Jeetu was arrested from Ahmedabad. He has been brought to New Delhi on transit remand and will be produced in Saket court shortly. Jeetu was in touch will all...
  • IPL: Bail plea of Chandila, others deferred till July 1 June 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Hearing on the bail pleas of suspended Rajasthan Royal's player Ajit Chandila and two others in the IPL spotfixing scandal case was on Wednesday deferred by a Delhi court till July 1. Besides Chandila, Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra also adjourned the hearing on the bail applications...
  • IPL spotfixing: NBWs issued against Dawood, Chhota Shakeel June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Open nonbailable warrants (NBWs) were slapped on Tuesday on underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel by a Delhi court in connection with the IPL spotfixing scandal. Additional Sessions Judge Raj Rani Mitra issued open (undated) NBWs against the duo on the plea of Delhi police, which...
  • Asad Rauf, Billy Bowden removed from Elite Panel June 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Richard Illingworth and Paul Reiffel have been promoted to the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, replacing Asad Rauf and Billy Bowden. Illingworth and Reifel were chosen by the ICC Umpires Selection Panel as part of their annual review and selection process. Illingworth and Reiffel have joined Aleem Dar,...
  • IPL spotfixing: Bookie sent to fresh police custody for 5 days June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: A bookie in IPL spotfixing case was on Monday remanded in fresh police custody for five days by a Delhi court after the agency said it has invoked MCOCA against him and was entitled to seek his further custody. "The matter is being investigated under the provision of...
  • IPL: Police submit reply on Goenka's allegations June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday submitted an interim reply on Umesh Goenka's plea in which he had alleged that he was forced to record his statement during the ongoing investigation in the IPL betting scandal. Goenka had alleged he was beaten up and forced to write the statement which...
  • IPL betting: Vikram Aggarwal arrested by TN CBCID June 10, 2013

    Chennai: Chennaibased hotelier Vikram Aggarwal was arrested on Monday by the Tamil Nadu Crime BranchCID for his role in the IPL betting scandal. "We have been able to establish that he was gambling on IPL matches," said TN CBCID DSP Venkatraman. Aggarwal appeared before the TN CBCID today. The police said...
  • Kundra 'shocked' at BCCI's decision but will fight suspension June 10, 2013

    Mumbai: On the day the Board of Cricket Control (BCCI) in India suspended Raj Kundra pending inquiry into the IPL scandal, the Rajasthan Royals' coowner said he is "shocked, saddened and hurt" with the decision and that he "will fight the grounds of suspension". The decision to suspend Kundra was...
  • I have not done anything wrong, says Raj Kundra June 7, 2013

    Mumbai: An embattled Raj Kundra, coowner of Rajasthan Royals team, who is facing accusations of betting on IPL matches, on Friday claimed innocence and said he would be willing to forfeit his shares in the franchise if found guilty. "I was called by Delhi Police since I am a minority...
  • Shilpa Shetty bet Rs one lakh in an IPL match: Police June 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Shilpa Shetty placed bets of Rs one lakh for an IPL match, Delhi Police claimed on Friday even as investigators said they do not believe her husband and coowner of Rajasthan Royals Raj Kundra's statement that he lost Rs one crore in betting. Kundra and Shilpa have denied...
  • Indian cricket fans disillusioned by IPL scandal, BCCI row: Poll June 4, 2013

    A sixcity opinion poll has shown that the overwhelming response from citizens to the BCCI and Indian cricket is one of disillusionment. ...
  • Indian cricket fans disillusioned by IPL spotfixing, BCCI row: Poll June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The IPL 6 spotfixing and betting controversy has raised many questions about the BCCI as well as the current state of Indian cricket, and as revealed by an opinion poll conducted by CNNIBN recently, the overwhelming response is one of disillusionment towards the governing body of the sport...
  • IPL betting: Bookie Badlani remanded to police custody June 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Alleged bookie Kishore Badlani was on Monday arrested by the Mumbai police in the IPL betting scandal and remanded in police custody till June 6 by a local court. Badlani alias Kishore Pune was detained this morning by the police's crime branch at the international airport and later arrested...
  • BCCI Treasurer, Secretary powers with Dalmiya for now: Sources June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya, who returned to the BCCI corridors of power on Sunday by taking over the duties of the cricketing body's president, will also handle the duties of the treasurer and the secretary, sources said on Monday. The two posts were vacated by Ajay Shirke and Sanjay Jagdale,...
  • I am confident I will win back the trust of the fans: Dalmiya June 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya, who was on Sunday asked to take over BCCI's day to day activities by its members after its current chief stepped N Srinivasan stepped aside in the wake of the IPL scandal, told CNNIBN that he is "confident of winning back the trust of the fans"....
  • Quitting doesn't absolve Shukla of IPL mess: Modi June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Lalit Modi has held Rajiv Shukla responsible for the entire "mess" in India Premier League and said by merely resigning from the position of the IPL chairman doesn't absolve the politiciancumcricket administrator from his "wrongdoings". Shukla on Saturday resigned from the highprofile position in the wake of the...