Lou Vincent

  • NZ cricketer Chris Cairns to face perjury charges September 12, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns says he will fight to clear his name after being informed by London's Metropolitan Police he is to be charged with perjury. The charges relate to the 2012 libel trial in London's High Court in which Cairns successfully sued Indian Premier League boss Lalit...
  • Cricketers warned against 'honey traps' during ICC World Cup 2015 September 11, 2014

    The game of cricket has often been rocked by matchfixing and corruption. Allegations of fixing, including the new phenomenon of spotfixing, have emerged occasionally, tarnishing the image of the gentleman's game. With cricket's biggest extravaganza the ICC Cricket World Cup coming up next year in Australia and New...
  • Fearing Vincentlike life ban, players may not admit similar offences July 5, 2014

    Wellington: The head of the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association says the life ban imposed on former test batsman Lou Vincent for matchfixing might deter other players from admitting similar activities. The England and Wales Cricket Board last week slapped Vincent with 11 life bans, to be served concurrently, after he...
  • Lou Vincent explains how he succumbed to 'fixing' temptation July 2, 2014

    Wellington: Disgraced former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent says he's "a good lad" whose participation in match fixing for which he is banned from cricket for life was like "being dragged into a thick spider web." In an interview with the New Zealand Herald on Wednesday, Vincent said he...
  • England's Stuart Broad wants life ban for all fixers July 1, 2014

    England allrounder Stuart Broad called for all those found guilty of matchfixing to be given the same lifetime ban as handed down to former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent on Tuesday. The punishment, which was confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board, stems from oneday matches that Vincent admitted he...
  • ICC backs life ban on Lou Vincent July 1, 2014

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council supported the life ban imposed on New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent after he confessed to matchfixing while lauding the disgraced batsman for having the courage to admit his guilt. ICC CEO Dave Richardson, while backing the decisions taken by England and Wales Cricket Board and the...
  • My name is Lou Vincent and I'm a cheat: full statement of the NZ cricketer banned for life July 1, 2014

    New Zealand's Lou Vincent has admitted that he is a "cheat" and has been slapped with a life ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on 14 counts of matchfixing. Here's the full text of Vincent's statement: My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat. I have abused my...
  • Lou Vincent admits to 'cheating', banned for life July 1, 2014

    New Zealand's Lou Vincent has admitted that he is a "cheat" and has been slapped with a life ban by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on 18 counts of matchfixing. Vincent, who played for Lancashire and Sussex in England, has confessed of fixing games in county cricket's limitedovers tournaments...
  • Matchfixing claims 'absurd, bizarre, scary', says Chris Cairns May 30, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns reiterated on Friday he was innocent of any involvement in matchfixing and described the accusations against him as "absurd, bizarre and scary". Cairns read out a statement at Auckland airport after returning from London, where he was interviewed at his own request by London...
  • Ponting calls for swift action on corruption in cricket May 29, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has called for swift action on cricket's corruption crisis, saying there is nothing worse for the game than the shadow hanging over it. Ponting said matchfixing and other rumours had circulated for years and he pleaded with the International Cricket Council's anticorruption watchdog and individual...
  • Matchfixing scandal sickens Sussex, says manager Mark Robinson May 27, 2014

    Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the matchfixing scandal involving former players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif, manager Mark Robinson admitted on Tuesday. The England and Wales Cricket Board last Thursday charged Vincent and his former Sussex teammate Arif of Pakistan with fixing the outcome of a 40over county match...
  • Ready to be held accountable: Lou Vincent May 23, 2014

    Wellington: Disgraced New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who stands accused of fixing two county matches in England, said he is ready to be held accountable for his actions and has not made a plea bargain to escape tough punishment. In a statement issued through his lawyer Chris Morris, Vincent said he...
  • ECB charges Lou Vincent and Naved Arif for matchfixing in county cricket May 22, 2014

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has charged former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif under its AntiCorruption code, the ruling body said on Thursday. Former New Zealand batsman Vincent has been charged with 14 offences relating to two Sussex matches in August 2011 a Twenty20 game...
  • ECB to charge Lou Vincent for alleged matchfixing May 22, 2014

    London: In a first of its kind, former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and his Sussex county teammate Naved Arif are set to be charged by the England and Wales Cricket Board for fixing the outcome of a county match in 2011. Vincent, who has already confessed to fixing and has...
  • 'Devastated' ICC to probe matchfixing leaks May 21, 2014

    Wellington: The International Cricket Council will investigate how evidence given to a matchfixing probe had been leaked to the media and take action against anyone employed by them if involved, chief executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday. The latest matchfixing scandal broke last December when New Zealand media reported that three...
  • New Zealand's Chris Cairns denies matchfixing allegations May 20, 2014

    Former Kiwi star Chris Cairns has denied that he is the player who asked Lou Vincent and Brendon McCullum to fix games. ...
  • Chris Cairns denies he's alleged matchfixing kingpin May 20, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand great Chris Cairns on Tuesday denied he is alleged matchfixing kingpin "Player X", instead blaming "dark forces" for placing him at the centre of an International Cricket Council investigation. Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum and former batsman Lou Vincent have both told ICC investigators that Player X...
  • Brendon McCullum not corrupt, says New Zealand Cricket May 19, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Monday that Blacks Caps captain Brendon McCullum was not under investigation for corruption after reports surfaced that he was approached to fix matches in 2008. NZC said it was "dismayed" that McCullum's testimony to the International Cricket Council (ICC) anticorruption unit had been leaked...
  • Lou Vincent exposes widespread matchfixing May 16, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent has reportedly opened up to investigators about widespread matchfixing in several countries, but New Zealand authorities were on Thursday adamant the Black Caps were not involved. Vincent is said to have provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) anticorruption unit "with a treasure trove of...
  • New Zealand's Lou Vincent pleads guilty in fixing investigation February 27, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand Test cricketer Lou Vincent has pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to report an approach from an illegal bookmaker while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League. The opening batsman was one of nine players investigated by anti-corruption officials in Bangladesh and was one of three to...
  • Former NZ batsman Lou Vincent confirms matchfixing probe December 5, 2013

    Wellington: Batsman Lou Vincent has confirmed he is one of three former New Zealand players under investigation by the International Cricket Council for alleged matchfixing. The ICC and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) were forced to reveal the investigation had been ongoing for months earlier on Thursday after a report in...
  • Openers give Khulna Royal Bengals their January 24, 2013

    Khulna: A record breaking century by captain Shariyar Nafees and a quickfire fifty by opener Lou Vincent ensured that Khulna Royal Bengals defeated Duronto Rajshahi by 68 runs to register their first win this season at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna on Thursday. Nafees and Vincent scored 197 for...
  • It's a battle of equals between Auckland and Titans October 16, 2012

    Durban: Spirited to the core and unbeaten so far, qualifiers Auckland Aces will be up against a tough challenge when they take on South African side Titans in their second Group A match of the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday. Having defeated IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders last night, Auckland is...
  • Vincent revels in KKR revenge October 16, 2012

    Cape Town: Auckland Aces opener Lou Vincent said the win over Kolkata Knight Riders in a Champions League Twenty20 match here was longawaited sweet revenge for his side after the IPL team had shunted it out of the event's last edition with narrow victory. Auckland beat KKR by seven wickets...
  • CLT20: KKR face exit after losing to Auckland by seven wickets October 16, 2012

    Cape Town: Kolkata Knight Riders' chances of making the semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament suffered a major blow as they slumped to their second successive defeat after losing to Auckland Aces by seven wickets in a Group A match here on Monday. Auckland rode high on veteran Azhar Mahmood's...