Scandal

  • Six states call for BCCI's emergent working committee meeting 16-04-2014 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: At least six affiliated state units, including Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA), have sought an emergent working committee meeting of the BCCI on Sunday to discuss matters related to the Supreme Court case regarding the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that N Srinivasan...
  • IPL being destroyed by its creators, says Sharda Ugra 16-04-2014 07:05 PM

    The senior cricket journalist feels lack of action against the wrongdoers has done a lot of damage to IPL. ...
  • SC says N Srinivasan among 13 names in sealed Mudgal committee report 16-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Resuming hearing into the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal, the Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday revealed that the suspended Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N Srinivasan figures among the 13 people named in the sealed report submitted by the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee....
  • IPL Scandal: Srinivasan seeks return as BCCI chief, SC to hear case today 16-04-2014 09:13 AM

    A Supreme Court hearing on the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting scandal will once again take centre stage on Wednesday and looks set to overshadow the opening match of seventh season of IPL between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in Abu Dhabi later in the day. The...
  • N Srinivasan questions his removal as BCCI president, files affidavit 15-04-2014 04:30 PM

    N Srinivasan, the suspended BCCI president, on Tuesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court questioning his removal from the top post of the Indian cricket board. On March 28, the Supreme Court had ordered removal of Srinivasan as BCCI president for a fair probe into the IPL spot-fixing and...
  • Aditya Verma demands CBI inquiry into IPL scandal 13-04-2014 03:27 PM

    Alleging a nexus between the Jharkhand State Cricket Association and all the accused in the IPL betting scandal, the unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association chief Aditya Verma has demanded a CBI or NIA inquiry into the scam. Verma, who took the IPL betting scandal to the Supreme Court which led to...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea seeking Dhoni, Srinivasan audio tape on April 16 11-04-2014 11:04 AM

    The Supreme Court on Friday said that it will hear the petition filed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India to get a copy of audio recording of statements made by MS Dhoni and Board president and CSK owner N Srinivasan on April 16. Dhoni and Srinivasan along...
  • Disgruntled Aditya Verma writes to ICC on N Srinivasan 10-04-2014 10:20 AM

    New Delhi: After threatening to file a contempt petition in the Supreme Court, unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association secretary Aditya Verma on Thursday wrote to ICC President Alan Isaac, pleading with him to stop sidelined BCCI chief N Srinivasan from attending the governing body's Executive Board meeting in Dubai. Quoting the...
  • SC to hear BCCI plea for transcripts of Dhoni, Srinivasan statements 09-04-2014 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday said that it will hear, April 11, the plea by the BCCI seeking the transcript of depositions by team India captain M.S.Dhoni, N. Srinivasan and chief IPL operator Sundar Raman before the Mukul Mudgal committee probing allegations of betting and spot fixing in the...
  • Aditya Verma to file contempt petition if Srinivasan attends ICC meet 09-04-2014 08:49 PM

    Unrecognised Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) secretary Aditya Verma on Wednesday said he would file a contempt petition before the Supreme Court if under-fire N Srinivasan attends the International Cricket Council executive board meeting in Dubai. Verma said Srinivasan cannot represent the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in...
  • BCCI wants to examine MS Dhoni's deposition before Mudgal Committee 09-04-2014 10:51 AM

    BCCI approached the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking permission to examine the audio recordings of India captain MS Dhoni, former BCCI president N Srinivasan and Indian Premier League (IPL) COO Sundar Raman of the deposition they made before the Justic Mukul Mudgal committee that is investigating into the IPL betting...
  • Sunil Gavaskar evaluating Sundar Raman's role in IPL scandal 08-04-2014 09:37 PM

    New Delhi: Interim president of BCCI-IPL Sunil Gavaskar said he was evaluating the request of Bihar Cricket Association (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma, who wants IPL COO Sundar Raman removed from his post for alleged involvement in corrupt practices. "I am seized of the matter and evaluating all the information that...
  • AgustaWestland case: CBI rejects allegation of non-cooperation 08-04-2014 03:26 PM

    Rejecting allegations of "non-cooperation", CBI has said that all documents related to AgustaWestland helicopter bribery scandal have been provided to prosecutors in Italy who are contesting the case there. The agency refuted media reports which alleged that documents have not been provided to prosecutors in Italy which was hampering India's...
  • Drama in the fabric of the Indian Premier League 05-04-2014 08:47 AM

    The most powerful sports official in the most cricket-mad country on earth was on the verge of taking global control of the game. Now a corruption scandal could scupper those plans. Narayanaswami Srinivasan rules the Indian board that generates enough money to keep the game afloat, so it seemed a...
  • FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions 04-04-2014 01:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal. Srinivasan has been forced to step aside following the Supreme Court's direction that former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and...
  • Dhoni is not higher than the game of Cricket: Zee to HC 02-04-2014 08:44 PM

    Chennai: Facing a Rs 100 crore defamation suit from India cricket captain MS Dhoni over its reports on IPL betting scam, Zee TV on Wednesday defended itself in Madras High Court, saying it merely reported the deposition of a suspended IPS officer. In its counter affidavit filed before the court...
  • Srinivasan can't attend ICC meetings: Mehmood Abdi 01-04-2014 02:59 PM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Cricket Association's representative in the BCCI, Mehmood Abdi, on Tuesday said that N Srinivasan is not eligible to represent the body in the ICC after being forced to step aside due to a Supreme Court directive. Srinivasan has been replaced by Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI chief...
  • BCCI complies with SC order, removes all India Cements staff 31-03-2014 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Complying with the Supreme Court's order, the BCCI has given marching orders to all the employees of India Cements or its associate companies who were also part of the cricket board. Confirming the development, a BCCI source told PTI on Monday, "All India Cements employees connected with the BCCI...
  • Dhoni stays silent on leaving CSK captaincy 30-03-2014 10:39 AM

    Dhaka: Despite events unfolding back home in the wake of Indian Premier League (IPL) betting and match-fixing scandal, Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm on Saturday and attributed his team's success in the ongoing World Twenty20 extravaganza to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about...
  • Cricket Association of Bihar writes to Gavaskar against IPL CEO 29-03-2014 10:10 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Saturday wrote to BCCI's interim president Sunil Gavaskar, voicing their opposition to continuation of Sundar Raman as IPL CEO. "I have to bring to your notice that Mr. Sundar Raman's continuation as CEO of IPL is deeply prejudicial to the...
  • Ex Pak cricketers welcome Gavaskar's appointment as BCCI chief 29-03-2014 11:48 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and coach, Waqar Younis has welcomed the appointment of batting legend Sunil Gavaskar as the BCCI interim chairman for IPL affairs and said this appeared to be the first step towards cricketers playing a more prominent role in administration. "It is good news because I have...
  • MS Dhoni offers to give up Chennai Super Kings' captaincy: reports 29-03-2014 09:36 AM

    After his name got dragged into the fixing and betting scandal, MS Dhoni has reportedly offered to quit as Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper. Presently, he is leading India at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. It has been learnt that Dhoni had a phone conversation with now suspended BCCI chief...
  • Sunny in, Srini out of BCCI 28-03-2014 11:37 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the board's interim head in place of N Srinivasan to oversee the IPL. ...
  • Sunil Gavaskar takes fresh guard as BCCI president 28-03-2014 11:33 PM

    The Supreme Court has appointed Sunil Gavaskar as the interim BCCI president to oversee the Indian Premier League. ...
  • Game goes on but the probe also must go on: Kris Srikkanth 28-03-2014 11:27 PM

    Srikkanth was part of a CNN-IBN panel of experts discussing SC orders, including Sunil Gavaskar's appointment as the interim BCCI president. ...
  • Can cricketers like Gavaskar Clean up Indian cricket? 28-03-2014 10:27 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday installed legendary Indian batsmen Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI working president but only for the Indian Premier League matches for the time being. ...
  • I will give it my best shot, says Sunil Gavaskar 28-03-2014 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Handed over the reins of the BCCI for IPL-7 by the Supreme Court on Friday, interim president and former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar said he will "give it his best shot" while discharging duties during the cash-rich T20 league. "I am deeply humbled and honoured that the honourable...
  • I respect the responsibility Supreme Court has given me: Shivlal Yadav 28-03-2014 04:21 PM

    Yadav, currently a BCCI vice-president, will take over as board president after IPL 7 per SC's order in the spot-fixing case. ...
  • BCCI says Supreme Court's interim order is acceptable 28-03-2014 03:43 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision not to suspend the Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals from the IPL and said the order to make Sunil Gavaskar the interim president was "acceptable" to the Board. The Supreme Court on Friday ordered that Gavaskar should be...
  • Dhoni lied about Guru Meiyappan role, insists Harish Salve 28-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Senior advocate Harish Salve, who represented Aditya Verma of the Bihar Cricket Association in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal, on Friday once again accused Mahendra Singh Dhoni, captain of both the Indian cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings IPL team, of lying about the role of Gurunath Meiyappan,...