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Pakistan's Daniesh Kaneria blames Shahid Afridi's discriminatory behaviour for brief ODI career
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Pakistan's Daniesh Kaneria blames Shahid Afridi's discriminatory behaviour for brief ODI career

Kaneria, only the second Hindu to play Test cricket for Pakistan, said that beyond his religion, it was difficult for him to think about the reason behind Afridi's discriminatory behaviour.

PCB wants government to criminalise match-fixing, spot-fixing in cricket
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PCB wants government to criminalise match-fixing, spot-fixing in cricket

PCB chairman Ehsan Mani said at present they don't have the legal authority to call witnesses or check bank accounts and other details to deeply probe corruption cases.

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen rates Pakistan's Mohammad Asif as most difficult bowler to face
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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen rates Pakistan's Mohammad Asif as most difficult bowler to face

Asif along with teammates Salman Butt and Mohammad Amir were handed lengthy suspensions by the International Cricket Council over their involvement in the 2010 spot-fixing scandal in England

'No one should talk about integrity in Pakistan cricket', says Salman Butt
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'No one should talk about integrity in Pakistan cricket', says Salman Butt

Butt had served a five-year ban for the spot-fixing scandal that broke out on Pakistan's tour of England in 2010

Pass laws in parliament to stop guilty players from making comebacks, says Ramiz Raja on latest corruption scandal in PSL
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Pass laws in parliament to stop guilty players from making comebacks, says Ramiz Raja on latest corruption scandal in PSL

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Thursday suspended Umar Akmal pending an anti-corruption inquiry amid claims that he failed to report a spot-fixing approach in the Pakistan Super League.

ICC U-19 World Cup 2020, India vs Pakistan: All the previous clashes between arch-rivals and standout performers
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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020, India vs Pakistan: All the previous clashes between arch-rivals and standout performers

Here's a look at all the previous clashes between India and Pakistan in the Under-19 World Cup along with the standout performers from those.

Former Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt 'surprised' by teammate Danish Kaneria's claims of humiliation for being Hindu
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Former Pakistan cricketer Salman Butt 'surprised' by teammate Danish Kaneria's claims of humiliation for being Hindu

Former Pakistan batsman Salman Butt has expressed surprise at his one time teammate Danish Kaneria's claim that he was humiliated for being a Hindu player after former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar raked up the controversy.

'I was surrounded by match-fixers': Shoaib Akhtar labels match-fixing allegations against his former Pakistan teammates
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'I was surrounded by match-fixers': Shoaib Akhtar labels match-fixing allegations against his former Pakistan teammates

Shoaib Akhtar also revealed that former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif told him about all the matches he fixed and how he did it.

India vs West Indies: From Harbhajan Singh to Jasprit Bumrah, here's a detailed look at three Indian Test hat-tricks
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India vs West Indies: From Harbhajan Singh to Jasprit Bumrah, here's a detailed look at three Indian Test hat-tricks

As Jasprit Bumrah becomes only the third Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in Tests, we take a trip down memory lane to revisit those three hat-tricks by Indians in Test cricket

Sharjeel Khan needs to admit to spot-fixing, attend rehabilitation programme if he wants to play again: PCB
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Sharjeel Khan needs to admit to spot-fixing, attend rehabilitation programme if he wants to play again: PCB

Sharjeel was banned from all forms of cricket for five years in August 2017 for his role in the spot-fixing scandal that marred Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier that year but the PCB's Anti-Corruption Tribunal had said half of his ban would remain suspended.

Game Changer book review: Racy, blunt, controversial, Shahid Afridi's autobiography is refreshingly believable account of the man as his cricket
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Game Changer book review: Racy, blunt, controversial, Shahid Afridi's autobiography is refreshingly believable account of the man as his cricket

Regardless of all the faults in Afridi’s stars or his book in this context, Game Changer packs a lot of punch, panache and proposition. One a sub-continent cricket fan would not regret laying his hands on.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ECB asks players, official to avoid cash transactions during tournament to tackle corruption
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: ECB asks players, official to avoid cash transactions during tournament to tackle corruption

Determined to deliver a corruption-free World Cup, the ECB has issued special debit cards to all the players, officials, umpires, match referees and advised them to avoid cash transactions during the tournament.

Shahid Afridi reveals that he did not blow whistle on spot-fixing scandal of 2010 during Pakistan's tour to England
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Shahid Afridi reveals that he did not blow whistle on spot-fixing scandal of 2010 during Pakistan's tour to England

Shahid Afridi has said that he did not blow the whistle on the spot-fixing scandal that rocked world cricket during Pakistan's tour of England in 2010.

Shahid Afridi claims he knew of SMS exchanges between bookmaker and players before spot-fixing scandal
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Shahid Afridi claims he knew of SMS exchanges between bookmaker and players before spot-fixing scandal

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has claimed that he was aware of the exchange of messages between his teammates and a bookmaker before the 2010 spot-fixing scandal but then coach Waqar Younis refused to act despite being provided with evidence.

PSL 2019: Salman Butt says call to play the league could be his shot at redemption
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PSL 2019: Salman Butt says call to play the league could be his shot at redemption

Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt hopes an unexpected call to play in the domestic Twenty20 league will help him regain his place on the national team, he said Wednesday, years after he was banned for spot-fixing.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Visitors do not possess players who can play big knocks after every three innings, says Salman Butt
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Visitors do not possess players who can play big knocks after every three innings, says Salman Butt

Last month Pakistan lost the three-Test series against New Zealand 1-2 and also suffered a six-wicket defeat against South Africa in the first Test at Centurion last week.

Shahid Afridi blocked my return to Pakistan team, claims former captain Salman Butt
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Shahid Afridi blocked my return to Pakistan team, claims former captain Salman Butt

Butt said he was close to being selected for the World T20 in India after he had resumed playing domestic cricket following the completion of his ban in 2015 but Afridi resisted his selection.

PCB might begin fresh inquiry against Danish Kaneria after spot-fixing confession
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PCB might begin fresh inquiry against Danish Kaneria after spot-fixing confession

The PCB, in 2012, followed the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption protocol and ratified the life ban on Kaneria, who was found guilty of spot-fixing and instigating other players to spot-fix in English county matches.

Danish Kaneria's admission to spot fixing reopens a dark chapter of corruption in Pakistan cricket
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Danish Kaneria's admission to spot fixing reopens a dark chapter of corruption in Pakistan cricket

Danish Kaneria played a total of 79 international games for Pakistan between 2000 and 2010, where his unique brand of leg-spin bowling allowed him to claim 276 wickets.

Pakistan Cricket Board initiates inquiry against Test player Hasan Raza for appearance in spot-fixing video
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Pakistan Cricket Board initiates inquiry against Test player Hasan Raza for appearance in spot-fixing video

In the video, Pakistan batsman Raza is seen sitting in the same room in which former Indian domestic cricketer, Robin Morris from Mumbai, talks about facilitating spot-fixing in T20 tournaments.