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Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian nation to criminalise match fixing, sports betting; to carry maximum jail time of 10 years
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Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian nation to criminalise match fixing, sports betting; to carry maximum jail time of 10 years

Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Harin Fernando presented the bill in the parliament and former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga who is a now a cabinet minister supported the new legislation during parliamentary debates.

India women's cricket team member approached to fix matches;  BCCI ACU files FIR against two suspects
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India women's cricket team member approached to fix matches; BCCI ACU files FIR against two suspects

The alleged incident, which the player reported to the Board's ACU, took place in February, ahead of the limited-overs home series against England.

Tamil Nadu Cricket Association appoints committee to enquire reports of suspected match-fixing in TNPL
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Tamil Nadu Cricket Association appoints committee to enquire reports of suspected match-fixing in TNPL

The TNPL had run into troubled waters with a few first-class cricketers and a couple of coaches coming under the BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit's scanner for suspected match-fixing.

Tamil Nadu Premier League players approached by unknown persons on WhatsApp; BCCI initiates inquiry into corruption claims
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Tamil Nadu Premier League players approached by unknown persons on WhatsApp; BCCI initiates inquiry into corruption claims

There have been reports of an unknown person approaching some of the players during the league and the players then complained to the ACU

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No current international cricketer playing in mega event under scanner of Anti-Corruption Unit, says ICC official
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: No current international cricketer playing in mega event under scanner of Anti-Corruption Unit, says ICC official

For the first time ever, all 10 teams competing over the next six weeks in England and Wales will have their own dedicated anti-corruption manager, travelling with them.

BCCI aims to upgrade Anti-Corruption Unit, set to recruit 10 former IPS officers
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BCCI aims to upgrade Anti-Corruption Unit, set to recruit 10 former IPS officers

BCCI is set to beef up its Anti-Corruption Unit by recruiting 10 former IPS officers. The five zonal heads will be retired DG or IG level officers between 60-65 years. The integrity officers will be retired SP level officers.

Four international captains approached ICC's Anti Corruption Unit in last one year, says sports' governing body
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Four international captains approached ICC's Anti Corruption Unit in last one year, says sports' governing body

"There has been a pleasing increase in the number of players having the confidence to approach the ACU with reports of suspicious activity. Four international captains reported approaches during 2017-18 and every avenue was explored," said the ICC in the report.

Spot-fixing sting: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga accuses ICC for failing to tackle corruption
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Spot-fixing sting: Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga accuses ICC for failing to tackle corruption

Arjuna Ranatunga, now a government minister, said cricket corruption in Sri Lanka went far beyond the claims made in an Al Jazeera documentary which aired on Sunday.

BCCI's anti-corruption unit to investigate allegations against Mohammed Shami on CoA's instructions
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BCCI's anti-corruption unit to investigate allegations against Mohammed Shami on CoA's instructions

CoA chairman Vinod Rai has instructed BCCI's ACU chief Neeraj Kumar to probe the corruption allegations laid against cricketer Mohammad Shami by his wife Hasin Jahan.

PSL 2017: Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif face exemplary punishment if proven guilty, says PCB chief
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PSL 2017: Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif face exemplary punishment if proven guilty, says PCB chief

A top official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday said that the need to form a commission to decide the level of disciplinary action against Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif will not be required if the duo admit to the charge of their involvement in spot-fixing.

Players nervous about opening up to ICC's ACU on corruption: FICA
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Players nervous about opening up to ICC's ACU on corruption: FICA

The FICA has said that players across the world are insecure about providing information related to corruption to the ACUs of the various member boards.

ICC suspends Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed for breaching anti-corruption code
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ICC suspends Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed for breaching anti-corruption code

The International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday that it has suspended Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed for two years and six months after he admitted to breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

Cleaning Cricket: ICC's anti-corruption unit chief says his team leaving no stone unturned to eradicate corruption in WT20
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Cleaning Cricket: ICC's anti-corruption unit chief says his team leaving no stone unturned to eradicate corruption in WT20

Fans at stadiums and guests at team hotels are under surveillance at the World Twenty 20 as cricket tries to eradicate the scourge of match-fixing, according to the game’s top anti-corruption troubleshooter.

Learning from mistakes: Mohammad Amir spot-fixing video used by ICC's ACU for educational purposes
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Learning from mistakes: Mohammad Amir spot-fixing video used by ICC's ACU for educational purposes

ICC ACU chief Ronnie Flanagan said that Amir's video would be used to educate players in order to tackle corrupt practices in the ICC World T20.

Another brick in the Wall: Rahul Dravid named in ICC's Anti-Corruption Oversight Group
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Another brick in the Wall: Rahul Dravid named in ICC's Anti-Corruption Oversight Group

Batting great Rahul Dravid has been named in ICC's newly appointed Anti-Corruption Oversight Group as part of the recommendation from its Integrity Working Party of the parent body.

Anti-Corruption Unit chief Neeraj Kumar to stay with Indian team in Bangladesh
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Anti-Corruption Unit chief Neeraj Kumar to stay with Indian team in Bangladesh

Head of BCCI's Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) Neeraj Kumar is currently in Bangladesh with the Indian cricket team as designated anti-corruption official.