IPL 2020: BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit starts investigation after unnamed player reports corrupt approach
The 13th edition of the IPL is being held in the UAE in a bio-secure environment, which has significantly reduced the chance for persons with dubious credentials approaching the player directly. The threat though still remains by and large due to the online network of corruptors.
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.
Spinner Ankeet Chavan has written to the BCCI and the MCA hoping to get his life ban reduced to seven years, as is the case with S Sreesanth who was also implicated in the 2013 spot-fixing scandal.
Umar Akmal's appeal against three-year ban to be heard by former Supreme Court judge on 11 June, says Pakistan Cricket Board
Batsman Umar Akmal's appeal against his three-year ban will be heard on 11 June by former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar as independent adjudicator, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Friday.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pakistan's tainted opening batsman Sharjeel Khan is set to be part of the players draft for the fifth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL).
Mohammad Amir confessed to spot-fixing after Shahid Afridi slapped him, says former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq
Mohammad Amir had confessed to spot-fixing only after then ODI skipper Shahid Afridi slapped the fast bowler, claims former Pakistan allrounder Abul Razzaq.
Divya Spandana wins defamation suit; Bengaluru court tells Asianet, Suvarna News to pay Rs 50L for linking her to 2013 IPL betting scam
Two programs aired by Suvarna News (which is owned and controlled by Asianet) in May 2013 had hinted at the alleged involvement of some Kannada film actresses in the 'betting' and 'spot-fixing' scandal. Still, pictures of Divya Spandana, a former brand ambassador of the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, were shown in the programs, suggesting connivance on her part.
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.
Supreme Court revokes life ban on S Sreesanth in IPL spot-fixing scandal, asks BCCI to reconsider punishment
The Supreme Court has revoked life ban on cricketer S Sreesanth and has ordered the BCCI to reconsider his punishment for his alleged involvement in the spot-fixing controversy during the 2013 Indian Premier League.
Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed and two other men have been given a trial date after they were accused of conspiring to offer bribes to professional cricket players.
Banned pacer S Sreesanth claims he was forced to admit to spot-fixing role after threats from Delhi Police
Banned cricketer S Sreesanth, who had earlier been arrested in connection with the 2013 spot-fixing scandal, on Wednesday claimed in the Supreme Court that he had made the confession about his involvement in the alleged crime as Delhi Police had threatened that his family members would be implicated and tortured.
Australia and England Monday rejected fresh allegations about corruption in cricket by television news channel Al Jazeera, which claimed there had been 26 spot-fixing incidents in 15 international matches.
LISTEN: Full script of Episode 65 of Spodcast where we discuss Saina Nehwal's run at Denmark Open, Danish Kaneria's spot-fixing admission and more.
In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Saina Nehwal's entry into the Denmark Open quarters, Danish Kaneria's admission of playing a role in the spot-fixing scandal and more.
Bangladesh former captain Mohammad Ashraful eyes national team comeback after five-year ban for match fixing
Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended.