CORRUPTION IN CRICKET

  • Indian court accepts cricket fixing case July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A case accusing deceased South African cricketer Hansie Cronje and several bookies of conspiring to fix matches, was permitted by a New Delhi court on Tuesday. The case was accepted a day after police filed a 93page charge sheet relating to 13yearold allegations of matchfixing, according to the Press...
  • Lifeban stays as Danish Kaneria spotfix appeal dismissed July 3, 2013

    London: Former Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria's appeal against a life ban from cricket for spotfixing was dismissed by an England and Wales cricket board disciplinary panel on Tuesday. Kaneria, who has repeatedly denied any involvement in trying to engineer particular situations in a game, was banned in June last year...
  • Players must police the game to prevent fixing: Ed Hawkins December 3, 2012

    New Delhi: English journalist and betting expert Ed Hawkins' Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey to the Heart of Cricket's Underworld ruffled feathers the moment extracts of his book were published. The book, an investigative foray into the world of betting and fixing, particularly in India, drew attention after Hawkins...
  • Fighting a war against corruption: ICC CEO October 17, 2012

    London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is fighting a "war" against corruption which even includes educating groundsmen as well as players and officials, its chief executive said on Wednesday. "It is a war we are fighting," David Richardson said at the launch in London of the final ICC Champions Trophy,...