Lou Vincent

  • Fearing Vincent-like life ban, players may not admit similar offences 05-07-2014 12:34 PM

    Wellington: The head of the New Zealand Cricket Players' Association says the life ban imposed on former test batsman Lou Vincent for match-fixing 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...
  • Lou Vincent explains how he succumbed to 'fixing' temptation 02-07-2014 01:52 PM

    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...
  • England's Stuart Broad wants life ban for all fixers 01-07-2014 10:13 PM

    England all-rounder Stuart Broad called for all those found guilty of match-fixing 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 one-day matches that Vincent admitted...
  • ICC backs life ban on Lou Vincent 01-07-2014 02:43 PM

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council supported the life ban imposed on New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent after he confessed to match-fixing 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...
  • My name is Lou Vincent and I'm a cheat: full statement of the NZ cricketer banned for life 01-07-2014 12:54 PM

    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 match-fixing. Here's the full text of Vincent's statement: My name is Lou Vincent and I am a cheat. I...
  • Lou Vincent admits to 'cheating', banned for life 01-07-2014 12:15 PM

    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 match-fixing. Vincent, who played for Lancashire and Sussex in England, has confessed of fixing games in county cricket's limited-overs...
  • Matchfixing claims 'absurd, bizarre, scary', says Chris Cairns 30-05-2014 09:37 AM

    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...
  • Ponting calls for swift action on corruption in cricket 29-05-2014 09:50 AM

    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 match-fixing and other rumours had circulated for years and he pleaded with the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption watchdog and...
  • Match-fixing scandal sickens Sussex, says manager Mark Robinson 27-05-2014 07:42 PM

    Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the match-fixing 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 team-mate Arif of Pakistan with fixing the outcome of a 40-over county...
  • Ready to be held accountable: Lou Vincent 23-05-2014 01:22 PM

    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...
  • ECB charges Lou Vincent and Naved Arif for match-fixing in county cricket 22-05-2014 08:57 PM

    London: The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has charged former Sussex players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif under its Anti-Corruption 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...
  • ECB to charge Lou Vincent for alleged match-fixing 22-05-2014 06:37 PM

    London: In a first of its kind, former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent and his Sussex county team-mate 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...
  • 'Devastated' ICC to probe match-fixing leaks 21-05-2014 08:19 AM

    Wellington: The International Cricket Council will investigate how evidence given to a match-fixing 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 match-fixing scandal broke last December when New Zealand media reported that...
  • New Zealand's Chris Cairns denies match-fixing allegations 20-05-2014 10:22 PM

    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 match-fixing kingpin 20-05-2014 08:08 AM

    Wellington: New Zealand great Chris Cairns on Tuesday denied he is alleged match-fixing 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 19-05-2014 08:58 AM

    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) anti-corruption unit had been...
  • Lou Vincent exposes widespread match-fixing 15-05-2014 09:59 AM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent has reportedly opened up to investigators about widespread match-fixing 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) anti-corruption unit "with a treasure trove...
  • New Zealand's Lou Vincent pleads guilty in fixing investigation 27-02-2014 08:59 AM

    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...
  • Former NZ batsman Lou Vincent confirms match-fixing probe 05-12-2013 12:34 PM

    Wellington: Batsman Lou Vincent has confirmed he is one of three former New Zealand players under investigation by the International Cricket Council for alleged match-fixing. 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...
  • Vincent revels in KKR revenge 16-10-2012 10:17 AM

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