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Former Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says corrupt players should never be allowed to represent country
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Former Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez says corrupt players should never be allowed to represent country

Hafeez told a media conference in Lahore after announcing his retirement that he stood by his stance that players who "fix matches and betray their country" should never be allowed to play

ICC hands eight-year bans to UAE cricketers Amir Hayat, Ashfaq Ahmed for accepting bribe from Indian bookie
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ICC hands eight-year bans to UAE cricketers Amir Hayat, Ashfaq Ahmed for accepting bribe from Indian bookie

Both cricketers had taken 15,000 AED (United Arab Emirates Dirham totalling $4,083 approx) from an Indian bookie, identified as Mr 'Y' in the ICC charge-sheet for fixing the qualifying round games. Hayat is a medium pacer while Ahmed is a batsman.

IPL 2021: BCCI ACU chief reveals bookies employed cleaner to do 'pitch-siding' during a game in Delhi
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IPL 2021: BCCI ACU chief reveals bookies employed cleaner to do 'pitch-siding' during a game in Delhi

Two people were also arrested from the Arun Jaitley Stadium during the match between Rajasthan Royals and SunRisers Hyderabad on 2 May with fake accreditation cards.

IPL 2021: ICC hands five-year ban to UAE cricketer Qadeer Khan over breach of anti-corruption code
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IPL 2021: ICC hands five-year ban to UAE cricketer Qadeer Khan over breach of anti-corruption code

The ICC said that Khan admitted to six breaches that relate to failing to disclose approaches or invitations received in relation to Zimbabwe versus UAE series in April 2019.

‘Fallacious and cheap gimmick’: Nuwan Zoysa slams ICC for announcing match-fixing verdict without telling him first
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‘Fallacious and cheap gimmick’: Nuwan Zoysa slams ICC for announcing match-fixing verdict without telling him first

Zoysa was accused of agreeing to introduce players to an Indian national to arrange match-fixing at a tournament in the United Arab Emirates

Ex-India captain Mohammad Azharuddin says he ‘really doesn’t know’ why BCCI banned him for life
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Ex-India captain Mohammad Azharuddin says he ‘really doesn’t know’ why BCCI banned him for life

In December 2000, Azharuddin was handed a life ban by the BCCI for his involvement in match-fixing, which was ultimately revoked by the Andhra Pradesh High Court in 2012.

PCB advises tainted Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria to approach ECB to get life ban lifted
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PCB advises tainted Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria to approach ECB to get life ban lifted

PCB told tainted former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria it wouldn't be able to do much to get his life ban lifted since the sentence was passed by the ECB.

ICC ban has taught me not to take anything lightly due to ignorance, says suspended Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan
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ICC ban has taught me not to take anything lightly due to ignorance, says suspended Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan

Premier Bangladesh all-rounder Shaik Al Hasan, who is serving a one-year ban for not reporting a corrupt approach, says not taking things lightly due to "ignorance" was the biggest lesson he learnt from the infamous incident.

Zaheer Abbas says corruption has damaged Pakistan cricket as much as Lahore attack on Sri Lankan team
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Zaheer Abbas says corruption has damaged Pakistan cricket as much as Lahore attack on Sri Lankan team

Pakistan batting great Zaheer Abbas said a legislation to criminalise fixing should have been pushed by the PCB much earlier as it would have prevented cases of spot-fixing.

India players very alert when it comes to reporting corrupt approaches, says BCCI ACU chief Ajit Singh
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India players very alert when it comes to reporting corrupt approaches, says BCCI ACU chief Ajit Singh

The threat of online corrupt approaches does not cause much anxiety to BCCI's head of Anti Corruption Unit (ACU) Ajit Singh, who says Indian players are well aware of the modus operandi of fixers and are quick to report anything suspect.

PCB criticised by batsman Aamir Sohail, former chief Khalid Mahmood for not doing enough against corruption
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PCB criticised by batsman Aamir Sohail, former chief Khalid Mahmood for not doing enough against corruption

Pakistan Cricket Board's former chief Khalid Mahmood and ex-captain Aamir Sohail have slammed the body's current administrators for not doing enough to curb match-fixing and spot-fixing.

Spot-fixers should be hanged, it is similar to killing someone, says Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad
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Spot-fixers should be hanged, it is similar to killing someone, says Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad

Pakistan batting great Javed Miandad has demanded that players who are found guilty of corruption in cricket should be hanged for bringing their country into disrepute.

ICC provisionally suspends Oman cricketer for breaching anti-corruption code
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ICC provisionally suspends Oman cricketer for breaching anti-corruption code

Oman cricketer Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi was on Thursday provisionally suspended by the ICC with immediate effect following four breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code during the 2019 ICC men's T20 World Cup Qualifiers held in the United Arab Emirates.

KPL match-fixing scandal: Bengaluru police announce formation of special investigative team to go deeper into incident
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KPL match-fixing scandal: Bengaluru police announce formation of special investigative team to go deeper into incident

A special investigation team has been formed to go deeper into the match-fixing scandal that has rocked the Karnataka Premier League (KPL), Bengaluru police commissioner Bhaskar Rao said on Wednesday.

After KPL spot-fixing fallout, BCCI ACU chief calls for state-run T20 leagues to be scrutinised more closely
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After KPL spot-fixing fallout, BCCI ACU chief calls for state-run T20 leagues to be scrutinised more closely

Despite the recent cases of corruption in state-run T20 Leagues, BCCI ACU chief Ajit Singh doesn't endorse the idea of banning the state-run leagues.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Participating teams to have dedicated anti-corruption officer for the first time
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Participating teams to have dedicated anti-corruption officer for the first time

In a first, all the 10 participating teams of the upcoming ODI World Cup will have a dedicated anti-corruption officer attached with it to deliver a corruption-free tournament, according to a report.

ICC charges Sri Lankan performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara for involvement in corruption
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ICC charges Sri Lankan performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara for involvement in corruption

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday charged Sri Lankan performance analyst Sanath Jayasundara with two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code.

ICC bans former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope for attempting to fix 2017 West Indies Test series
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ICC bans former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope for attempting to fix 2017 West Indies Test series

Former Zimbabwe Cricket director Enock Ikope has been banned from the game for 10 years for corruption linked to the 2017 West Indies tour fix attempt.

ICC grants 15-day amnesty to whistleblowers to come clean on corruption in Sri Lankan cricket
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ICC grants 15-day amnesty to whistleblowers to come clean on corruption in Sri Lankan cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced a 15-day amnesty for whistleblowers who have previously failed to report corruption in the embattled sport in Sri Lanka, warning of five-year bans if they fail to come clean.

BPL 2019: 20 punters expelled from Sher-e-Bangla Stadium for illegal betting, banned from attending games for remainder of season
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BPL 2019: 20 punters expelled from Sher-e-Bangla Stadium for illegal betting, banned from attending games for remainder of season

A special temporary courthouse at Dhaka's main cricket stadium expelled 20 punters for placing illegal bets during the first three days of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), an official said Wednesday.