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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs drops Steve Waugh and subsequently 1999 World Cup
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On this day: Herschelle Gibbs drops Steve Waugh and subsequently 1999 World Cup

Herschelle Gibbs' name will easily feature among the best fielders who ever played the sport. But on 13 June, 1999, his one mistake in the field, cost his country not only a Super Six match against Australia but eventually the World Cup.

Let MS Dhoni take call on his international retirement, says former IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla
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Let MS Dhoni take call on his international retirement, says former IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla

MS Dhoni is set to be back in action in the IPL, where he will lead the CSK, starting 23 March.

2000 match-fixing scandal: Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India from United Kingdom
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2000 match-fixing scandal: Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradited to India from United Kingdom

Sanjeev Chawla, accompanied by a Delhi police crime branch team from London, reached Delhi on Thursday morning and will now undergo the procedural medical examination, a senior police officer said.

Sanjeev Chawla, wanted in 2000 match fixing scandal, to be handed over to Delhi police by Scotland Yard
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Sanjeev Chawla, wanted in 2000 match fixing scandal, to be handed over to Delhi police by Scotland Yard

The 50-year-old British national is a key accused in the match-fixing scandal involving former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

2000 match-fixing scandal: Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla set to be extradited to India after losing appeal in UK High Court
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2000 match-fixing scandal: Alleged bookie Sanjeev Chawla set to be extradited to India after losing appeal in UK High Court

Chawla, wanted in India to face charges of cricket match-fixing dating back to 2000, has been fighting against his extradition on human rights grounds and had sought permission to appeal against an extradition order signed off by the UK government last year.

Michael Vaughan says it was strange that Hansie Cronje gave England 'sniff' of win in 2000 Centurion Test
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Michael Vaughan says it was strange that Hansie Cronje gave England 'sniff' of win in 2000 Centurion Test

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says he had felt "odd" after being given "a sniff" of a win in the dodgy 2000 Centurion Test against South Africa, the game the late Hansie Cronje fixed to change cricket forever.

UK minister signs extradition order of Sanjeev Chawla to India in cricket match-fixing scandal
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UK minister signs extradition order of Sanjeev Chawla to India in cricket match-fixing scandal

Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000, has 14 days from the date of the order to file an application to seek leave to appeal against the order.

UK court clears handover of bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India in Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal
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UK court clears handover of bookie Sanjeev Chawla to India in Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal

The Westminster Magistrates' Court gave the go-ahead to extradite 50-year-old Chawla. The case will now go to Home Secretary Sajid Javid for a formal extradition order.

Kevin Pietersen touches on emotions in Pataudi lecture, fondly remembers late South Africa captain Hansie Cronje
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Kevin Pietersen touches on emotions in Pataudi lecture, fondly remembers late South Africa captain Hansie Cronje

Pietersen, the first overseas player to be invited for the lecture in the honour of late former India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, said more than the pyrotechnics of the limited-overs cricket, it is the grit in white flannels that become unforgettable memories.

Australia ball-tampering scandal: Bodyline bowling to Hansie Cronje's confession, six instances that shook world cricket
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Bodyline bowling to Hansie Cronje's confession, six instances that shook world cricket

As Steve Smith and David Warner face the heat, here's a quick run-down on six of the biggest scandals in cricket.

Ravichandran Ashwin engages in war of words with Herschelle Gibbs, gets dressing down from Twitterati
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Ravichandran Ashwin engages in war of words with Herschelle Gibbs, gets dressing down from Twitterati

Ashwin, for all his guile with ball and bat, wasn't exactly known to be the fittest player to have ever set his foot on the cricket field. So understandably, Gibbs' tweet would not have gone down well with the ace spinner, and it didn't.

Delhi court raps Tihar jail authorities over treatment, conditions of under-trials
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Delhi court raps Tihar jail authorities over treatment, conditions of under-trials

Tihar jail authorities appeared to be "totally negligent towards treatment and condition of the under-trial prisoners

Sachin Tendulkar rates 1999 series against 'world class' Australia as toughest of his career
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Sachin Tendulkar rates 1999 series against 'world class' Australia as toughest of his career

"That Australia team dominated world cricket for a number of years. They had their own style of playing, very aggressive," Sachin Tendulkar said.

Champions Trophy 2000: When a confident, self-assured Team India emerged under Sourav Ganguly's leadership
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Champions Trophy 2000: When a confident, self-assured Team India emerged under Sourav Ganguly's leadership

In Zaheer Khan and Yuvraj Singh, India found the reflection of a more spirited and composed side. The excellent fielding display against Australia made the possibilities seem even more exciting.

Champions Trophy 1998: Throwback to South Africa's sole date with mega event success
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Champions Trophy 1998: Throwback to South Africa's sole date with mega event success

With the combination of captain Hansie Cronje and coach Bob Woolmer putting the Proteas on the path to excellence, South Africa won their first, and till date only, ICC title.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli right in raising hue and cry over Steve Smith's DRS dishonesty
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India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli right in raising hue and cry over Steve Smith's DRS dishonesty

Smith’s apology of an excuse – “a brain fade” – for one of the most outrageous acts in recent times did no credit to him in his role as Australia’s cricket captain.

Alviro Petersen first top South Africa cricketer since Hansie Cronje to get banned for corruption
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Alviro Petersen first top South Africa cricketer since Hansie Cronje to get banned for corruption

Alviro Petersen on Thursday became the highest-profile South African cricketer to be banned for corruption since former captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

Sachin Tendulkar picks 'unpredictable' Virender Sehwag as batsman he enjoyed watching the most
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Sachin Tendulkar picks 'unpredictable' Virender Sehwag as batsman he enjoyed watching the most

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said he enjoyed watching former India opener Virender Sehwag bat the most.

Brendon McCullum speech: Wake-up call for 'casual' ICC in curbing corruption
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Brendon McCullum speech: Wake-up call for 'casual' ICC in curbing corruption

ICC's defence that leaks about the match-fixing trial were not from its end notwithstanding, Brendon McCullum's observation regarding the entire issue was scathing