Fixing In Cricket

  • 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...
  • Kent's Darren Stevens cleared in Bangladesh corruption probe 26-02-2014 10:54 PM

    Kent cricketer Darren Stevens has been found not guilty by an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal of failing to report an illegal approach while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League in 2013. The 37-year-old all-rounder had been charged with two counts of failing to report a corrupt approach while playing...
  • Two bookies arrested for taking bets on Asia Cup 26-02-2014 09:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: The city police on Wednesday arrested two persons for accepting bets on the Sri Lanka-Pakistan cricket match of the ongoing Asia Cup. "Two bookies, Bharat Thakkar and Prakash Thakkar, were arrested from Sola and Bopal areas of the city respectively," said police inspector M A Patel. "We have seized...
  • IPL scandal: Srinivasan, Meiyappan appear before Mudgal Committee 19-12-2013 07:12 PM

    Chennai: BCCI President N Srinivasan and his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan have appeared before the Justice Mudgal Committee in connection with the probe into the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. It is learnt that former Chennai Super Kings Team Principal Meiyappan handed over a letter to the committee, exercising his right...
  • I'm 100 per cent in the dark over inquiry, says Chris Cairns 05-12-2013 11:29 PM

    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 co-operate with the anti-corruption unit's investigators to come out clean. New Zealand Cricket was rocked by allegations of match fixing with...
  • Gilchrist backs Dravid's suggestion of legalising betting in India 13-11-2013 09:27 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday supported former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on the subject of legalising betting in India if it helps eradicate corruption in sports. "I support his (Dravid) comments on legalising betting. If it is going to eradicate corruption, it's got to be a positive...
  • PCB to review evidence in Danish Kaneria spot-fixing case 03-09-2013 07:06 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan cricket officials agreed on Tuesday to review evidence provided by former captain Rashid Latif in his bid to help banned spinner Danish Kaneria. The 32-year-old Kaneria, Pakistan's most successful spinner with 261 Test wickets, was last year banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB)...
  • Butt meets PCB to get his spot-fixing ban reduced 28-08-2013 11:27 AM

    Karachi: Disgraced former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has met with the anti-corruption and vigilance unit of the national cricket board (PCB) in a bid to get his minimum five-year ban reduced. "I met with the anti-corruption and vigilance officers of the board today and assured them of my full cooperation...
  • Bangladeshi cricketers deny corruption charges 27-08-2013 06:41 PM

    Two Bangladeshi cricketers declared their innocence on Tuesday after confirming they were among those charged with match-fixing following a probe earlier this month by the sport's world body. Paceman Mahbubul Alam and left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain said they would defend themselves against charges of fixing in the Bangladesh Premier League...
  • Rashid Latif refuses to publicise evidence on Indian bookie 25-08-2013 12:16 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Rashid Latif has refused to make public any evidence to back his claim that the PCB hosted an alleged Indian bookmaker Anu Bhatt during the national team's 2005-06 series against England and India. Latif said he had the evidence but since the matter was sensitive, he...
  • Banned Mohammad Asif starts talking to Pakistan board 19-08-2013 10:22 PM

    Lahore: Banned Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif on Monday spoke for the first time to the anti-corruption and vigilance wing of the cricket board as an initial step towards reviving his career. The 30-year-old was banned for seven years, two of them suspended, after being found guilty of spot fixing at...
  • Indian bookmaker Annu Bhatt was PCB's regular guest: Rashid Latif 18-08-2013 08:51 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former test captain Rashid Latif Saturday made a disclosure about the alleged Indian bookmaker Annu Bhatt named in the Danish Kaneria spot fixing case by the England and Wales Cricket Board. According to Latif, the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption and security unit has yet to prove that...
  • Kaneria launches another appeal against ban 14-08-2013 08:59 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria said on Wednesday he has filed an appeal in a London court against his life ban for spot-fixing, vowing to fight on to clear his name. The 32-year-old was barred for life last year after an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disciplinary panel found...
  • Apologetic Asif confesses to spot-fixing 14-08-2013 03:55 PM

    Karachi: Tainted Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif on Wednesday apologised for his role in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal, admitting his guilt for the first time and accepting a five-year ban. The 30-year-old is the last of three players to come out with a confession, after team-mates Salman Butt and Mohammad...
  • Banned Amir backs calls to make match-fixing a crime 09-08-2013 08:48 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned pace bowler Mohammad Amir has backed former India captain Rahul Dravid's call to make match fixing a criminal offence. Amir, who was jailed in England for corruption and is also serving a five-year ban for spot fixing during a Test match at Lord's in 2010, urged the...
  • ICC to tap Australia, NZ police to fight World Cup graft 30-07-2013 02:45 PM

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will strike agreements with law enforcement agencies in Australia and New Zealand to guard against corruption blighting the 2015 World Cup, chief executive David Richardson told Reuters on Tuesday. Elite cricket has been rocked by a series of corruption-related scandals in recent years that...
  • IPL spot-fixing report submitted, BCCI split over it: Sources 27-07-2013 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is reportedly divided over the Indian Premier League spot-fixing report submitted by the two-member inquiry panel, say sources. According to sources there is confusion over spot-fixing report submitted to the BCCI. Several BCCI officials are said to be concerned...
  • Mohammad Asif admits to spot-fixing: Report 25-07-2013 07:57 PM

    Karachi: Following the footsteps of his fellow banned teammates, Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has also admitted to spot fixing during a meeting with Subhan Ahmad, the Chief Operating Officer of the Pakistan Cricket Board in Lahore. A top source in the PCB told PTI that Asif met Ahmad and...
  • Gibbs, Boje left out in 2000 match-fixing chargesheet 22-07-2013 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: 13 years after the match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje had rocked the cricket world, Delhi Police on Monday filed a chargesheet in the case in which the names of his compatriot cricketers Herschelle Gibbs and Nicky Boje have been left out. Cronje, who was...
  • Banned Amir might be allowed training facilities 01-07-2013 06:00 PM

    The Pakistan Cricket Board has reportedly applied for compensation regarding tainted Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir's five-year ban. The ICC five-member committee that has been been appointed to deliberate the matter of Corruption might just consider PCB's plea of allowing Amir to be involved in training facilities under the Board. Amir...
  • Danish Kaneria bids to overturn life ban 22-04-2013 11:23 AM

    London: Pakistan's Danish Kaneria will try to resume his cricket career when he challenges a life ban for spot-fixing in London on Monday. But heading into the start of the appeal hearing, doubt remained over whether Mervyn Westfield would give evidence against his former Essex team-mate. Leg-spinner Kaneria was given...