IPL Sting

  • Banned Srivastava takes legal action against BCCI October 11, 2012

    Lucknow: Shalabh Srivastava, the Uttar Pradesh fast bowler who was banned for five years by the BCCI for conspiring to fix a match, has decided to take legal action against the Indian board. According to a report in Mail Today, Srivastava, 31, has sought to move a court of law...
  • Banned Shalabh Srivastava pleads innocence July 1, 2012

    Kanpur: Tainted Uttar Pradesh paceman Shalabh Srivastava feels he hasn't got "justice" after the BCCI slapped a five-year ban that means that his career is as good as over. "I still maintain that I am innocent and I have not got justice. When I spoke to [the] BCCI officials, I told...
  • Who are the players banned by the BCCI? June 30, 2012

    Five domestic Indian cricketers – TP Sudhindra, Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav Bali – have been banned by the BCCI after being found guilty on charges of corruption in a report submitted by Ravi Sawani. Here's a look at these players, four of whom featured in the...
  • Former players back BCCI's ban on players June 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Former cricketers on Saturday welcomed the BCCI's decision to slap life-ban on TP Sudhindra and varying degrees of sanctions on four other players caught in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, saying that anybody found guilty of corruption should be handed deterrent punishment. Former opener Arun Lal said that no sympathy...
  • IPL sting: BCCI panel to discuss report June 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI's disciplinary committee, headed by its president N Srinivasan, will meet here on Saturday to discuss the report submitted by Ravi Sawani on the corruption allegations against five uncapped Indian players named in a television sting operation last month. Mohnish Mishra, Shalabh Srivastava, TP Sudhindra, Amit Yadav and Abhinav...
  • A week in hell for the IPL May 18, 2012

    The days of Slapgate and Lalit Modi versus P Chidambaram seem far away, and rather timid compared to the controversies that have surfaced during the fifth season of the Indian Premier League. In a week that's resembled something like the midpoint of the French Revolution, we've had a sting operation...
  • IPL players negotiating outside contracts: Modi May 17, 2012

    Lalit Modi, the former Indian Premier League chairman, spoke to CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai on matters of underhand dealings in the lucrative Twenty20 tournament. Read the transcript below. Rajdeep Sardesai: Appreciate your joining us Mr Modi. There are those - your critics in particular - who say the ills of...
  • Is ICL non-payment behind IPL mess? May 16, 2012

    Former India swing bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu reckons that the non-payment of dues from the now-defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL) is perhaps responsible for the latest Indian Premier League (IPL) controversy emerging from the sting operation conducted by India TV. Four of the five players — Shalabh Srivastava, Mohnish Mishra, TP...
  • IPL sting: Don't expect things to change May 16, 2012

    It's difficult to evoke a response until you are hurt. There were no cracks on BCCI president N. Srinivasan's forehead and none on the players involved, neither was there a stammer in the speech of parliamentarian cum IPL chief Rajiv Shukla. Their faces didn't exhibit remorse or at least a...
  • The Last Word: The real issues raised by the IPL sting May 16, 2012

    A TV channel on Monday claimed to have blown the lid off "murky deals" in the Indian Premier League among players, organisers and owners. ...
  • The Last Word: The real issues raised by the IPL sting? May 15, 2012

    A TV channel on Monday claimed to have blown the lid off "murky deals" in the Indian Premier League among players, organisers and owners. ...
  • IPL sting: Fixing is harsh reality of cricket May 15, 2012

    CNN-IBN panel experts discuss BCCI's decision to suspend the five uncapped Indian players as allegations of spot-fixing in the IPL surfaced. ...
  • 'BCCI has done the right thing in banning players' May 15, 2012

    Former Indian players Maninder Singh hails the step taken by the BCCI in axing players. ...
  • I'm innocent, pleads Shalabh Srivastava May 15, 2012

    Caught on hidden camera during an IPL sting operation, Shalabh Srivastava claims that the footage is doctored. ...
  • IPL sting creates uproar in the Parliament May 15, 2012

    Kirti Azad raised the issue in the Lok Sabha while the IPL chief and parliamentarian Rajiv Shukla promised strict action. ...
  • IPL sting: Sports Ministry asks BCCI to take action May 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Tuesday said the onus lies with the BCCI as far as the IPL spot-fixing is concerned and has asked the board to take prompt action in the interest of the millions of cricket fans in the country. "I am sure and wish that...