Spot Fixing Scandal

  • IPL Scandal: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal committee investigations June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday joined the investigations of Supreme Court appointed committee headed by Justice (Retd.) Mukul Mudgal to probe into allegations of betting and spot fixing in the sixth edition of IPL. Ganguly specially flew down here to attend the proceedings as the full committee...
  • BCCI meet on IPL probe today, will Srinivasan be shown the door? April 20, 2014

    Mumbai: In the wake of Supreme Court's scathing observations against N Srinivasan and the BCCI, the cricket board will hold its emergent Working Committee meeting in Mumbai on Sunday. With the Court putting BCCI on the backfoot by asking it to chart a course of action to investigate the contents of...
  • Asad Rauf claims innocence, denies any participation in IPL spot-fixing September 21, 2013

    Tainted Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf who, on Saturday was charge-sheeted by Police in the IPL spot-fixing case claimed innocence and said he has no link with bookies. Rauf said he would explain his stand to ICC's Anti-corruption unit. ...
  • BCCI to conduct a 'solution-driven' meet regarding betting June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Crisis-ridden IPL team Rajasthan Royals and its under-fire co-owner Raj Kundra's future hangs in the balance as the BCCI's Emergent Working Committee meets here on Monday to deliberate on the IPL spot-fixing and betting scam and take action, if required. The Board's head of the interim arrangement, Jagmohan Dalimya,...
  • IPL spot-fixing: SC agrees to hear PIL for CBI probe June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear next week a PIL seeking shifting of probe into the IPL spot-fixing scandal from Delhi and Mumbai Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation to unearth the larger conspiracy and insulate the investigation from "highly influential persons and politicians". The...
  • Reactions to BCCI's emergency meet on Sunday June 1, 2013

    Politicians, BCCI employees and former cricketers talk to CNN-IBN and give their reaction to Sunday's emergency meet. ...
  • I feel cheated and disappointed over IPL spot-fixing: Vishal Malhotra May 29, 2013

    Vishal Malhotra, the TV show host of the inaugural edition of IPL in 2008, shared his perspective with IBNLive readers for an interaction on a tournament which started as the biggest cricket show on earth six years back and is now in the news for every wrong reason imaginable. Q. As...
  • Sports Ministry seeks extensive modification in draft law May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry is not satisfied with the first draft of the proposed law to curb sport-fixing and other corrupt practices in sports and intends to carry out "extensive modification" to the contents of the draft. "We have received the draft today (Tuesday). But...
  • BCCI president N Srinivasan booed by Eden Gardens crowd May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Under fire BCCI president N Srinivasan on Sunday night was booed by a capacity Eden Gardens crowd as his name was announced during the post-match presentation ceremony. The moment Ravi Shastri announced the name of the controversial BCCI president, there was a loud jeer from the 61,000 odd crowd...
  • Is there a Bollywood-IPL franchise link to the betting mafia? May 22, 2013

    Vindoo Singh, son of late wrestler-actor Dara Singh, was arrested on Tuesday for his alleged links with the bookies. ...
  • Spot-fixing: Vindoo will come out clean, says brother May 22, 2013

    Chandigarh: Brother of actor Vindoo Randhawa, who has been arrested for his alleged links with bookies, on Wednesday claimed that his sibling is not involved in the IPL spot-fixing scandal. "I can never believe that he is involved in any way. Let investigations take place, Vindoo will come out clean," Amrik...
  • Tollywood denies links with IPL spot fixing May 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: The Telugu film industry has no links with the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Telugu film producers council has said. The council Tuesday denied reports that a Telugu film producer had links with the scandal which rocked the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Council executive committee member T Bharadwaj clarified that Tollywood,...
  • Sreesanth reportedly wanted to produce and act in films May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: More shocking details are tumbling out in the spot-fixing scandal. Mumbai Police Crime Branch sources now say that the examination of disgraced India and Rajasthan Royals player S Sreesanth's laptop has revealed that he was in touch with a Bollywood casting director and some film actors as he...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 20, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Amir to decide on future after returning home February 3, 2012

    Changa Bangial, Pakistan: Disgraced Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Amir will announce his next move when he returns home later this month after his release from a British prison, his brother told AFP. Mohammad Ijaz said the family was delighted that the 19-year-old had been freed after serving half of a six-month sentence...
  • DRS: Cricket needs greater reverence December 30, 2011

    In the third installment of his video blog, Directly Rajdeep Sardesai (DRS), the CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief looks back at 2011. ...
  • DRS: Cricket needs greater reverence December 30, 2011

    Hi folks, welcome back to DRS, which is Directly Rajdeep Sardesai and not the Decision Review System which is causing so much of controversy! Let's look at the highs and lows of 2011. First, the lows. Obviously right at the top is the spot-fixing scandal. It really exposed the dark...
  • Pak defend Riaz selection for England series December 29, 2011

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket authorities and former players have backed Wahab Riaz's selection in the side for the upcoming series against England and have termed the British media's criticism of the paceman's inclusion as "unfair." A section of the British media has described the Pakistan board's decision to select Riaz as negative,...
  • Ex-Pak stars ask BCCI to look into Kambli claims November 20, 2011

    Karachi: The cricket community in Pakistan has lashed out at ICC president Sharad Pawar and the BCCI for their refusal to investigate claims by former India player Vinod Kambli that the 1996 World Cup semi-final against Sri Lanka may have been fixed. "This is a former India player making a serious...
  • 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...
  • Kaneria fight to play for Pakistan stalled November 10, 2011

    Karachi: Troubled leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to continue his fight to get clearance from the Pakistan Cricket Board to play for the national team again, after the Sindh High Court on Monday dismissed his petition on technical grounds. The court ruled that Kaneria's petition challenging the PCB decision to not...