Spot Fixing

  • HC agrees to hear PIL to declare BCCI as national sports body 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it can still hear the PIL seeking to declare BCCI a national sports body as the apex court is only dealing with the IPL spot-fixing allegations and related subsequent probe. "The issue of declaring BCCI a national sports federation is not before...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal committee investigations June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday joined the investigations of Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukul Mudgal to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of IPL. Ganguly specially flew down here to attend the proceedings as the full committee...
  • SC denies urgent hearing on plea restraining Srinivasan from contesting for ICC chief post June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a plea by Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) to stop the former BCCI president N Srinivasan from contesting for the ICC chief post. An apex court bench of Justice Vikramajit Sen and Justice Shiva Kirti Singh described as "unfair" that the...
  • Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches to go ahead June 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed. A report from a special tribunal set up by the Bangladesh board said the ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)...
  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Justice Mudgal probe panel June 8, 2014

    Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday joined the Supreme Court-appointed Mudgal committee, which is probing the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal, as an expert on cricketing affairs. The panel is headed by retd. Justice Mukul Mudgal and includes advocates L. Nageswara Rao, Niloy Dutta and senior IPS officer B.B. Mishra. "We...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Court orders property attachment process against Dawood May 31, 2014

    A Delhi court on Saturday ordered initiation of proceedings for attachment of properties against underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his aide Chhota Shakeel and three others, who are absconding, in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal case. The order came after Special Cell of Delhi Police informed the court that non-bailable warrants...
  • N Srinivasan all set to chair ACC Meeting in Chennai May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket board's president-in-exile N Srinivasan is all set to chair a meeting of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) in Chennai on Monday. The meeting has been kept a hush-hush affair as the Tamil Nadu strongman refused to divulge any information about it when he was contacted. Sources within...
  • Aditya Verma writes against N Srinivasan to ICC's legal head May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aditya Verma , the Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) secretary and face of the anti N Srinivasan faction, has written a letter to ICC's head of legal affairs Iain Higgins alleging the violation of parent body's 'Code of Ethics' by the Tamil Nadu strongman. In his letter to Higgins,...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal Committee should uncover the guilty May 23, 2014

    Even before the newly expanded Supreme Court's Justice Mudgal Probe Committee gets down to business comes the disturbing news that two players in the ongoing IPL 7 were approached by bookies to throw a match, according to Mr. Sunil Gavaskar who is appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the...
  • ECB charges Lou Vincent and Naved Arif for match-fixing 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 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 game...
  • ECB to charge Lou Vincent for alleged match-fixing May 22, 2014

    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 has...
  • Srinivasan moves Supreme Court seeking modification of orders May 21, 2014

    Beleaguered N Srinivasan on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its orders to enable him function as BCCI President for the non-IPL 2014 activities of cricket. Srinivasan has sought modification of apex court's March 28 and May 16 interim orders by which he was restrained from functioning as the...
  • Aditya Verma to file contempt petition against BCCI, Srinivasan May 21, 2014

    The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma on Wednesday said he would file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court against BCCI, N Srinivasan and other important functionaries of the board for allegedly violating an earlier order of the top court. "Being a petitioner of this case, now I...
  • It's critical to have independent anti-corruption unit: FICA May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh on Friday said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field. In the wake of the development that ICC's ACSU will...
  • IPL Scandal: Fully satisfied with the SC order, says Aditya Verma May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Friday expressed his satisfaction at the Supreme Court order which states that Retd Justice Mukul Mudgal-led three-member committee would continue with the IPL probe related to betting and spot-fixing. "I am fully satisfied with the order passed by the Honourable Supreme...
  • Lou Vincent exposes widespread match-fixing May 16, 2014

    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 of...
  • Aditya Verma alleges Srinivasan held secret meeting with IPL GC May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The unrecognised Cricket Association of Bihar chief Aditya Verma asked BCCI's interim President Sunil Gavaskar to clarify whether N Srinivasan attended an IPL Governing Council despite a Supreme Court order restraining him from participating in any Board activity. Citing the Supreme Court order, which forced Srinivasan to step aside...
  • Rajasthan Royals yet to recover from spot-fixing jolt: RR CEO May 7, 2014

    Almost a year after three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Raghu Iyer has admitted that the brand image is yet to be fully restored following one of the biggest cricketing scandals in the country. "We would be lying if I say that...
  • Match fixing: Players need to be vigilant, says Rahul Dravid May 7, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals' mentor Rahul Dravid expressed happiness that no spot-fixing or match-fixing controversy has happened till now in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, but said the players need to keep their eyes and ears open all the time. "It's good that no such incident (match fixing) has surfaced...
  • Danish Kaneria vows to fight on despite setback May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has refused to give up on his efforts to get the life ban imposed on him by the England Cricket Board removed even after a commercial High Court in London dismissed his appeal. Instead Kaneria challenged the ECB to go public with the evidence against...
  • Danish Kaneria's appeal against life ban fails May 6, 2014

    London: Former Essex and Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria has failed in his bid to overturn a life ban from cricket for breaking anti-corruption rules. Kaneria was banned for life in 2012 by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on charges of inducing his Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield to bowl deliberately...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI opposes Mudgal panel probe, SC reserves order on new panel May 2, 2014

    The Supreme Court has reserved its order on the formation of new panel headed by Justice Mukul Mudgal to continue probing the betting and fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League, while the BCCI called the findings submitted so far as erroneous. Resuming hearing in the petition filed by Bihar Cricket...
  • MHA gives nod to draft Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has given its nod to a draft bill that envisages to check spot-fixing and illegal betting in sporting events, and mulls a maximum of five years' imprisonment for such crimes. The draft Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill, prepared by the Sports Ministry in consultation with the...
  • Lalit Modi hails SC's decision to reject BCCI's proposed panel April 22, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to ask Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee to continue the IPL spot-fixing probe, hoping that it will "blow the lid" on corruption in the T20 league. After asking BCCI to form a committee for an internal probe, the apex court on Tuesday...
  • I had a feeling deposition recordings were leaked: Pradeep Magazine on IPL snoopgate April 22, 2014

    The senior journalist talked to CNN-IBN about the disturbing developments in the IPL spot-fixing case probed by the Mudgal committee. ...
  • IPL's snoopgate row? Further trouble for BCCI April 22, 2014

    In what could be a potentially damaging development for the BCCI, it has now emerged that the Justice Mudgal panel probe into the IPL spot-fixing and betting case was being snooped upon. This shocking revelation, made by senior advocate Gopal Subramaniam appearing for the Mudgal panel in the Supreme Court...
  • IPL Scandal: Justice Mudgal agrees to continue probe, BCCI panel opposed April 22, 2014

    Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee is now just awaiting Supreme Court's nod to continue its probe into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case after the three-member panel proposed by the BCCI faced objection from petitioner Aditya Verma in the court on Tuesday, after which SC turned back to...
  • Justice Mudgal agrees to continue IPL probe, SC to take the final call April 22, 2014

    Justice Mukul Mudgal said the committee has given its consent to continue the probe after the Supreme Court rejected the three-member panel proposed by the BCCI. ...
  • IPL scandal: Petitioner objects to BCCI panel, SC turns to Mudgal Committee April 22, 2014

    The BCCI on Tuesday proposed its new three-member probe panel to the Supreme Court to investigate into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, but after objection from petitioner Aditya Verma, the SC turned back to Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee asking it to respond by 2 p.m. if...
  • Lalit Modi demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal April 20, 2014

    Former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi on Sunday opposed the three-member committee suggested by the BCCI to the Supreme Court to probe the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal and demanded an inquiry by the CBI. "There should be no compromise on new panel. Current proposed panel has Srini cronies on it. Supreme...