CHRIS CAIRNS

  • Brendon McCullum to testify in Cairns perjury trial 4 days ago

    New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum says he will testify against former team-mate Chris Cairns in a perjury trial in London next year because he feels a duty "to protect the game." McCullum will be among as many as 12 leading cricketers who may be called to give evidence when the...
  • Chris Cairns given perjury trial date 5 days ago

    Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday. The charges stem from a 2012 libel action he brought against Lalit Modi, the former head of the Indian Premier League. The court ruled...
  • Ex-New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns charged with perjury 6 days ago

    New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns appeared in a London court on Thursday charged with perjury relating to a libel action he brought in England in 2012. Cairns won £90,000 ($146,000, 113,000 euros) after he sued former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over a 2010 tweet accusing the all-rounder of...
  • Chris Cairns bailed on perjury charge October 2, 2014

    London: New Zealand cricket great Chris Cairns appeared in a London court on Thursday to face a charge of perjury relating to a libel action he brought in England in 2012. Cairns won £90,000 ($146,000) after he sued former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over a 2010 tweet accusing...
  • Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns charged with perjury September 26, 2014

    London: British prosecutors on Thursday charged former New Zealand great Chris Cairns with perjury. The charge relates to a 2012 libel action that Cairns successfully brought against former Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi over a tweet accusing the all-rounder of match-fixing during his time in the now-defunct Indian Cricket League...
  • Brendon McCullum has matchfixing evidence September 18, 2014

    Wellington: Brendon McCullum's lawyer says the New Zealand cricket captain is determined to give evidence about alleged matchfixing approaches from a former teammate, believed to be Chris Cairns. McCullum is currently caught in a legal battle, with a High Court injunction put out to stop a newspaper in New Zealand from...
  • 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...
  • Ruling in CairnsModi libel case this month September 5, 2014

    London: Former New Zealand captain Chris Cairns has been investigated by the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) over suspicion of perverting the course of justice in his libel trial he won against former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi and a ruling is expected by the end of the month. The...
  • 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...
  • Close to finishing matchfixing probe, says ICC May 24, 2014

    The International Cricket Council said on Saturday that it is close to announcing its findings in a matchfixing case, which shook the game after New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum's testimony in the matter was leaked to the media. The furore started after McCullum's statement to the ICC's AntiCorruption and Security Unit...
  • '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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 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...
  • Lou Vincent exposes widespread matchfixing May 15, 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...
  • Cairns confirms investigation by police, ICC March 27, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand Test cricketer Chris Cairns confirmed on Thursday he is under investigation by the London Metropolitan Police and the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, although he says he does not know why. "I have had contact from the (Metropolitan) police and the ICC and I will be engaging...
  • Cairns demands to see cricket matchfixing evidence February 9, 2014

    Auckland: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns went on the front foot over ongoing matchfixing allegations Sunday, and rounded on former teammates and highprofile officials, including the legendary Richard Hadlee. He demanded his accusers produce details of what he is alleged to have done, and expressed disappointment that the New Zealand...
  • Chris Cairns backs onfield hostility and offfield support to India February 2, 2014

    Wellington: Former allrounder Chris Cairns feels New Zealand must remain hostile to the touring Indian team by preparing seaming tracks for the coming Test series but has backed the offfield support that the Kiwi board has offered to the BCCI in a controversial ICC revamp plan. In his column for a...
  • Tuffey to cooperate with ICC fixing probe, Cairns furious December 9, 2013

    Wellington: Former Test fast bowler Daryl Tuffey says he doesn't believe he is the focus of an International Cricket Council probe into possible matchfixing by past New Zealand players and has pledged to fully cooperate with investigators. In a statement issued through his lawyers, Tuffey said he "intends to fully cooperate...
  • I'm not a cheat, Chris Cairns tells ICC December 8, 2013

    Wellington: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns on Sunday challenged ICC to contact him directly after being linked with matchfixing allegations and lashed out at media for maligning his name. In an article in the Dominion Post, Cairns spoke about the pain he is going through after his name resurfaced in...
  • I'm 100 per cent in the dark over inquiry, says Chris Cairns December 5, 2013

    Wellington: An emotional Chris Cairns on Thursday said he was "100 per cent in the dark" about the ICC's allegations of match fixing against him and that he would cooperate with the anticorruption unit's investigators to come out clean. New Zealand Cricket was rocked by allegations of match fixing with a...
  • Indian cricket in good health: Chris Cairns September 12, 2013

    The former New Zealand allrounder, who is presently in India, spoke to CNN-IBN about a range of issues in the game. ...
  • Only one review per innings should be allowed in DRS: Cairns September 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns feels the Umpire Decision Review System should be restricted to just one usage per innings to prevent it from becoming a "crutch". "The DRS is something that helps the game but I think it needs to be used not as a crutch in the...
  • Tendulkar should play another year to groom Kohli: Cairns August 31, 2013

    Bangalore: Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns Saturday said that Sachin Tendulkar should continue playing Test cricket for another year to groom Virat Kohli as a leader and other youngsters. "Tendulkar should keep going for another year. I don't know, but Kohli needs to get more experience in his company. Kohli...
  • Cairns 'vindicated' over Modi libel win April 5, 2012

    Canberra: Former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns feels 'complete vindication' and is ready for a new role in cricket after winning a libel action against former Indian Premier League (IPL) boss Lalit Modi. In the first libel action heard in England against a post on Twitter, Cairns, 41, was last...
  • Lalit Modi to appeal in Cairns libel case April 3, 2012

    Wellington: Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi will be appealing against the High Court of London's verdict in the libel case filed against him by exNew Zealand captain Chris Cairns, an aide said. Modi's PR man, Phil Mepham told the Fairfax Media that the IPL founder would lodge an...
  • 'Verdict lifts a dark cloud over me' March 27, 2012

    Wellington: Relieved after winning a libel suit against the axed IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi, who had accused him of matchfixing, former New Zealand allrounder Chris Cairns said the London High Court's verdict has lifted a "dark cloud" that has been over him for the past two years. Modi will have to...
  • Modi to pay 90,000 pounds in damages to Cairns March 26, 2012

    Former IPL Chairman, Lalit Modi had alleged that Chris Cairns fixed matches in the now defunct Indian Cricket League. ...