HANSIE CRONJE

  • Will the IPL become more vulnerable to fixing in the UAE? March 13, 2014

    1. BCCI is doing everything to rid Indian cricket of corruption. Hmmm...okay agreed. 2. BCCI has all the money in the world to clean the game (if they want to). Agreed. 3. BCCI now has strict anti-corruption measures in place. Agreed (though not sure if practised). But if the above equates...
  • Court to hear 2000 match fixing case on May 20 February 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A court here on Tuesday fixed May 20 for hearing the 2000 matchfixing scandal case involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje and five others and asked the Delhi Police to provide copy of the charge sheet and all the documents annexed with it to the accused. The matter...
  • Delhi Police hopes to crack Lajpat Nagar heist case soon January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: It has been three days since the daring daylight robbery in national capital's Lajpat Nagar area took place, but the Delhi Police has yet not succeeded in cracking the case. However, the police said that they have conducted raids at various locations in Haryana and even claimed that...
  • Lajpat Nagar robbery: Honda City car was used by Vindu Dara Singh, reveals probe January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: New and interesting details have been emerging in the Lajpat Nagar robbery case where over Rs 7 crore were stolen from a Honda City car in broad daylight. Investigations now reveal that this car was used by Vindu Dara Singh when he was arrested by the Mumbai Police in...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist victim also named in Hansie Cronje matchfixing case: Police January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The daring daylight robbery case in Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area is turning murkier by the second. According to the police, the victim in the case was also named in the 2000 Hansie Cronje matchfixing scandal. The police suspect that Rajesh Kalra, who lost over Rs 7 crore in the...
  • NDA govt stopped 2000 matchfixing probe: former Delhi police chief December 9, 2013

    Former Delhi police commissioner Neeraj Kumar, under whose tenure the cops uncovered a major spotfixing scandal during IPL 6, revealed that the BJPled NDA government had put an abrupt end to the 2000 cricket matchfixing investigations after the CBI had filed its report on the basis of an intercepted conversation...
  • Hold Cronje type enquiry into IPL fixing scam: Kirmani August 2, 2013

    Bangalore: Former India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani on Friday called on the BCCI to hold a thorough enquiry into the IPL spotfixing scandal as was done in the case of Hansie Cronje matchfixing scam. "The entire camera was on Hansie. He was asked you tell us whether you have taken it or...
  • Cricketers continue to interact with bookies: Bacher July 24, 2013

    Johannesburg: Former Cricket South Africa supremo Ali Bacher believes that the malpractice of players interacting with bookmakers continues to take place even on Wednesday.. Bacher was reacting to the news that Delhi Police have named deceased former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje as an accused in the famous matchfixing scandal of...
  • 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...
  • Gibbs, Boje left out in 2000 matchfixing chargesheet July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: 13 years after the matchfixing 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 indicted...
  • Delhi Police files chargesheet in 2000 matchfixing case July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has finally filed a chargesheet on Monday in the 2000 matchfixing case after 13 years in which late and former captain of South Africa Hansie Cronje named. According to sources the chargesheet is mostly based on King's Commission report, confession of Hansie Cronje and telephonic intercepts....
  • Delhi Police set to file chargesheet in 2000 matchfixing case July 15, 2013

    New Delhi: After 13 years, Delhi Police is set to file a chargesheet in the cricket matchfixing scandal unearthed in 2000 in which former South African captain Hansie Cronje and others were named as an accused. Delhi Police is also readying its first chargesheet in the spotfixing case involving three cricketers,...
  • Hansie Cronje's lawyer Clem Druker dead June 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: Clem Druker, who was the legal representative of late South African skipper Hansie Cronje during his match fixing trial in 2000, has passed away after a prolonged illness. The South African cricket fraternity is mourning the death of 78yearold Druker, regarded as the father of night cricket in the country. As...
  • The BCCI must be 'clean swept' to save Indian cricket June 1, 2013

    Responsibility, propriety and moral fibre are hollow words in the context of Indian cricket today. It came out of the shadows of anonymity in the 70s to depose the traditional powerhouses and then bathe under the shower of capitalism. But money is no certification of a welladministered sport. Good governance...
  • Chargesheet in 2000 matchfixing soon: Delhi Police May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding high after the arrest of three cricketer, including India fast bowler S Sreesanth, in spotfixing in Indian Premier League (IPL), Delhi Police are still struggling to file a chargesheet 13 years after having exposed the murky world of matchfixing in 2000. The cricketing world was shocked in...
  • Greed is eroding cricket's credibility May 17, 2013

    "Greed, for lack of a better word, is good." So said the fictional moneyloving inside trader in Oliver Stone's 1987 film Wall Street. Watching the revelations of Thursday, it is clear that greed is anything but. Needless to say in the next five days while Rajasthan Royals cricketers Sreesanth, Ajit...
  • Timeline: When corruption brought cricket into disrepute May 16, 2013

    Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who lost their appeal at the Court of Abritration for Sport against spotfixing bans, were the first players with teammate Mohammad Amir to be punished by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Players implicated in corruption cases: Life bans May 2000: Former Pakistan captain...
  • I lied to 'nail' Cronje in matchfixing saga: Henry Williams January 13, 2013

    Johannesburg: Former South Africa pacer Henry Williams dropped a bombshell on Saturday when he admitted that Herschelle Gibbs and he gave false testimonies to the Kings Commission against disgraced Hansie Cronje, which were a part of conspiracy involving their lawyers, to make a stronger case against the late South African...
  • A year on, Peter Roebuck will be missed forever November 12, 2012

    This Diwali will be not the same like yesteryear's. For the last few years, my mailbox was used to receiving a special Diwali greeting from a foreigner. But, that foreigner was not a just a mere acquaintance. He was a great writer, a fine philosopher, nice human being and above...
  • Ten years on from Cronje's death June 1, 2012

    It has been ten years since Hansie Cronje, the former South African captain and sporting ambassador who was banned from cricket after pleading guilty to matchfixing allegations, died aged 32 on June 1, 2002 in a plane crash near George, in South Africa's Western Cape. At the time of his...
  • New probe won't affect Gibbs, says his lawyer November 16, 2011

    Johannesburg: Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs will emerge unscathed from any new probe by Indian authorities into the matchfixing saga involving nowdeceased captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, his lawyer Peter Whelan told the daily Business Day on Wednesday. Whelan was reacting to reports that the Delhi police are awaiting a...
  • Movie on Hansie Cronje to open in South Africa September 15, 2008

    Johannesburg: The movie Hansie, a labour of love by Frans Cronje, brother of deceased former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje, will be premiered to invited guests across South Africa in four major cities on Wednesday. The movie is based on the life of Hansie Cronje, who fell from grace...
  • Hansie Cronje life gets reel in Mumbai October 26, 2007

    Mumbai: The shooting of a film based on the life of former South African skipper Hansie Cronje, who died in an aircrash, is set to be shot in this metropolis. 'Hansie' will be filmed in the coming days and a huge crew is ready to descend here, according to marketing manager...
  • Cricket's scandals go on and on March 21, 2007

    New Delhi: The men play for World Cup glory, but the game of cricket, filled with passion, spirit and competition has a dark side too. In April 2000, South Africa's skipper Hansie Cronje confessed to being involved in the largest match fixing scandal in the history of cricket. Convicted by the...
  • Hansie's story goes to big screen January 9, 2007

    Cape Town: Cronje's admission of guilt in the match fixing scandal in 2000 had shocked the entire cricketing fraternity. The entire world watched as he broke down during the Kings commission enquiry. Seven years later a lot has changed but the trauma still remains. Cronje is no more but his elder...