Match Fixing Trial

  • Lazio captain Mauri's match-fixing trial starts July 24, 2013

    Rome: The match-fixing trial of Lazio captain Stefan Mauri, and seven other players, as well as three Italian clubs started on Wednesday. The charges against Mauri, Mario Cassano, Carlo Gervasoni, Omar Milanetto, Alessandro Zamperini, Massimiliano Benassi, Antonio Rosati and Stefano Ferrario include rigging games and failing to report match-fixing for two...
  • Defiant Kaneria vows to clear his name February 18, 2012

    Karachi: Under the cloud of the spot-fixing controversy, Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to do everything in his control to get his name cleared in the scandal, which has led to the jail sentence of County bowler Mervyn Westfield. Former Essex fast bowler Westfield was handed over a jail sentence...
  • Kaneria implicated in English spot-fix case February 17, 2012

    London: Pakistan international spinner Danish Kaneria was named in court on Friday as being involved in a spot-fixing scam that led to the trial of a former English county cricketer. Prosecutors in the case of former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield, who has pleaded guilty to spot-fixing and faces sentencing on Friday,...
  • Amir allowed to appeal against jail sentence November 12, 2011

    London: Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir was given permission at a London court on Friday to appeal against his six-month jail sentence for his part in the spot-fixing betting scam. The fast bowler, 19, was sentenced to serve six months in a British young offenders' institute last week after pleading guilty to...
  • Tainted Pak cricketers face trial in London October 4, 2011

    Mohd Amir, Mohd Asif and Salman Butt face trial in London with charges of cheating and accepting corrupt payments. ...