Spot Fixing

  • No one in BCCI to take on Srinivasan, rues Shashank Manohar 17-04-2014 08:28 PM

    Former BCCI President Shashank Manohar on Thursday rued that there was no one in the board to take on N Srinivasan who is facing the heat over the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Srinivasan, who had ignored repeated calls for his resignation, has been stripped of his presidential powers by...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss Supreme Court case 17-04-2014 07:40 PM

    Mumbai: Heeding to the demands of some affiliated state units, the BCCI has decided to convene an emergent Working Committee meeting here on April 20 to take stock of the developments relating to the case before the Supreme Court regarding IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. "BCCI Working Committee meeting has...
  • N Srinivasan questions his removal as BCCI president, files affidavit 15-04-2014 04:30 PM

    N Srinivasan, the suspended BCCI president, on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning his removal from the top post of the Indian cricket board. On March 28, the Supreme Court had ordered removal of Srinivasan as BCCI president for a fair probe into the IPL spot-fixing and...
  • Aditya Verma demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal 13-04-2014 03:27 PM

    Alleging a nexus between the Jharkhand State Cricket Association and all the accused in the IPL betting scandal, the unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association chief Aditya Verma has demanded a CBI or NIA inquiry into the scam. Verma, who took the IPL betting scandal to the Supreme Court which led to...
  • Mohammad Amir won't play in World Cup even if ban reduced 12-04-2014 08:04 AM

    Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir will not be eligible for next year's World Cup even if he returns early to domestic cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi told a news conference in Lahore that under the amended anti-corruption laws of the International...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea seeking Dhoni, Srinivasan audio tape on April 16 11-04-2014 11:04 AM

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will hear the petition filed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India to get a copy of audio recording of statements made by MS Dhoni and Board president and CSK owner N Srinivasan on April 16. Dhoni and Srinivasan along...
  • Sunil Gavaskar evaluating Sundar Raman's role in IPL scandal 08-04-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: Interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar said he was evaluating the request of Bihar Cricket Association (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma, who wants IPL COO Sundar Raman removed from his post for alleged involvement in corrupt practices. "I am seized of the matter and evaluating all the information that...
  • IPL scandal: Top-secret Mudgal report leaked, a dozen players named? 03-04-2014 02:57 PM

    Not six, as reported earlier, but as many as 12 or 13 players from five different Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises with "unverified" allegations against them have been named in the sealed Justice Mukul Mudgal report on corruption in the IPL, The Indian Express reported on Thursday. The players reportedly...
  • BCCI complies with SC order, removes all India Cements staff 31-03-2014 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Complying with the Supreme Court's order, the BCCI has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the cricket board. Confirming the development, a BCCI source told PTI on Monday, "All India Cements employees connected with the BCCI...
  • IPL spot-fixing: It was a balanced order, says Justice Mudgal 28-03-2014 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: Justice Mukul Mudgal, who headed the probe committee which conducted investigation into the IPL scandal, on Friday described the Supreme Court's interim order as "balanced" and in "best interest of Indian cricket". "I welcome the judgement and this is a very balanced order. This takes into account the...
  • The rise and fall of BCCI czar N Srinivasan 28-03-2014 12:58 PM

    Here is a timeline which describes the rise and the fall of BCCI czar N Srinivasan: 2001: The Chennai businessman makes his debut into cricket administration in Tamil Nadu. 2002: In just a year after becoming an ally of AC Muttiah, Srinivasan becomes the president of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association...
  • MS Dhoni has done nothing wrong and is innocent: BCCI tells Supreme Court 28-03-2014 11:55 AM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday told the Supreme Court that the allegations that have been made against Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the context of an investigation into alleged corruption in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are false. The Indian captain has also...
  • March 28: Developments in the IPL Scandal case 28-03-2014 11:06 AM

    Here are all the details of the IPL spot fixing case in the Supreme Court. ...
  • BCCI all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as interim president: sources 28-03-2014 09:11 AM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to oppose Sunil Gavaskar as its interim president in the Supreme Court on Friday, according to CNN-IBN sources. BCCI is also likely to put forth the point that it has ex-cricketers like Brijesh Patel and Anil Kumble as...
  • D-Day for Indian cricket, SC to pass orders on CSK, RR and Srinivasan 28-03-2014 07:48 AM

    New Delhi: It is D-day for Indian cricket as the deadline for the Board of Control for Cricket in India to respond to the Supreme Court's blueprint for cleaning up cricket administration after the IPL mess ends on Friday. The apex court is set to pass an interim order on...
  • SC for IPL ban on CSK, RR; Gavaskar replacing Srinivasan at BCCI; order on Friday 27-03-2014 04:30 PM

    Under-fire N Srinivasan got to live another day as BCCI president even as the Supreme Court maintained that the Indian cricket board's boss must step down and proposed that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals be barred from participation in IPL 7 pending verdict in the spot-fixing case. The SC,...
  • SC proposal: Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI chief; no RR, CSK in IPL 7 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    In a sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Thursday proposed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. The apex court also suggested...
  • Live: BCCI cancels IPL 7 launch press conference in Abu Dhabi 27-03-2014 10:57 AM

    The Supreme Court has proposed that CSK and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to be a part of IPL 7. ...
  • N Srinivasan to step aside, not step down? 27-03-2014 10:27 AM

    Under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is exploring various legal options, though he continues to keep quiet on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down from his post for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal. The beleaguered Srinivasan, who underwent a cataract surgery on Wednesday, had a...
  • SC order in IPL fixing case today, Srinivasan faces the heat 27-03-2014 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: It is judgement day for BCCI Chief N Srinivasan with the Supreme Court set to pronounce its ruling in the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe on Thursday. The apex court had on Tuesday said that Srinivasan's resignation is essential for a fair probe. After the apex court asking...
  • India board chief on the brink after court drubbing 26-03-2014 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: India's beleaguered cricket chief N Srinivasan faced growing calls to resign from within his own ranks on Wednesday after the Supreme Court warned that they would otherwise order him to quit. The day after a panel of judges slammed Srinivasan's "nauseating" refusal to resign as cricket board president...
  • Srinivasan under pressure as former players, BCCI VPs ask him to resign 25-03-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: Pressure on Tuesday mounted on N Srinivasan to quit as Board of Control for Cricket in India president with former cricketers and administrators asking him to respect the Supreme Court observation that he should step down for a fair probe into the Indian Premier League fixing scandal. After...
  • IPL spot-fixing: SC says Srinivasan should step down for fair probe 25-03-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a major blow to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court on Tuesday came down hard on it and said that in its view BCCI president N Srinivasan should step down, until when a fair probe into the betting and spot-fixing in...
  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni sues Zee network for defamation 18-03-2014 02:14 PM

    Indian cricket team's skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has sued the Zee media corp, IPS Sampath Kumar and News Nation for defamation and has approached the Madras High Court demanding a compensation of Rs. 100 crore. Dhoni alleges the media house spread defamatory news about him related to the IPL betting...
  • Kaneria submits 28,000 pounds to get appeal hearing on ban 11-03-2014 09:57 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned Test leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria has submitted a sum of 28,000 pounds with a commercial high court in London in order to get his appeal against the life ban heard on April 11th. A source close to Kaneria told PTI that he had with the help of relatives,...
  • IPL spot-fixing: BCCI grants extra time to Ajit Chandila to submit written reply 05-03-2014 02:40 PM

    The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board's Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year's IPL. Chandila appeared before the BCCI disciplinary committee, comprising president N Srinivasan,...
  • Scams happen in every sport: Vijay Mallya 12-02-2014 01:18 PM

    Bangalore: Playing down Justice Mudgal committee's report on corruption in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore owner Vijay Mallya said scandals were a part and parcel of the every sport and the brand value of the cash-rich event remained unaffected. "It happens in every sport. We would not have been sitting...
  • Supreme Court panel recommends probe into CSK vs RR match in IPL 6 11-02-2014 06:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Committee on betting and match- fixing in IPL has sought further investigations into the match between Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals in May last year over which Tamil Nadu police has a report implicating an "important" Indian player, Gurunath Meiyappan and a hotelier Vikram...
  • Will give up my shares if any wrongdoing found: Kundra 10-02-2014 07:51 PM

    New Delhi: Facing heat over Supreme Court-appointed Committee's report, Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra on Monday said that he will give up shares in the IPL team if any wrongdoing was found on his part. "If an iota of wrongdoing is found from my side I will give up my...