Sunday, 25 August 2019

Tag Archives: match-fixing

Sri Lankan cricketers charged for match-fixing

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lankan Test players Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene have been charged with match-fixing and given two weeks to respond, the International Cricket Council announced Friday. The charges against the two cricketers relate to a T10 league played in the United Arab Emirates in December, the ICC said. ...

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IPL match-fixing allegations: Former Indian coach arrested

MUMBAI: Former Indian women’s cricket team coach Tushar Arothe was arrested, in Indian district Vadodara, in connection with Indian Premier League (IPL) betting charges along with 18 others. The Detection of Crime branch officials arrested Arothe with the betting racket during a raid in his café. DCB arrested 19 persons ...

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Lalit Modi reveals match-fixing incident in IPL 2019

NEW DELHI: Lalit Kumar Modi, the former commissioner of Indian Premier League (IPL) has alleged that match-fixing took place during an IPL match played between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). He tweeted a video of the match in which DC wicketkeeper Rishbah Pant can be heard on ...

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India top court scraps Sreesanth’s life ban for fixing

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court scrapped cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth life ban for match-fixing on Friday but stopped short of acquitting the paceman. The court said Sreesanth’s long-running case had been badly handled and gave the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) three months to reconsider his punishment. Sreesanth, ...

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Asif was the best fast bowler I ever faced, says Hashim Amla

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s top batsman Hashim Amla considers Pakistan’s former fast bowler Mohammad Asif as the best bowler he ever faced. During an interview, while answering a question, the right-handed batsman said that Asif was not quick with 135km/h speed. “But his accuracy was great because when he used ...

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Jamshed, two alleged match fixers appear in British court

LONDON: A former Test cricketer accused of plotting to fix matches in Pakistan’s Twenty/20 Super League faced court today. Nasir Jamshed is accused of bribery and was charged along with two others after the National Crime Agency probed claims players were offered money to throw games. The 32-year-old left-handed batsman ...

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Danish Kaneria admits fixing guilt at last

LONDON: Pakistan’s Danish Kaneria has finally admitted his role in a fixing scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield after six years of denials, Britain’s Daily Mail reported. Kaneria, who was given a life ban by English cricket chiefs that effectively applied worldwide, said in ...

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ICC charges Sanath Jayasuriya in match-fixing probe

COLOMBO: Dashing former Sri Lankan batsman and ex-chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged for not cooperating with a match-fixing probe and concealing information, the International Cricket Council said. “The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged Jayasuriya on two counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) and have given ...

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Sri Lanka detains five Indians over match-fixing fears

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka cricket’s anti-corruption unit detained five Indian spectators on suspicion of match-fixing during Sunday’s third and final women’s ODI between the hosts and India, an official said. The five were initially asked to leave the ground at Katunayake, just north of the capital Colombo, and later detained by police ...

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Umar Akmal claims was offered money to miss matches against India

LAHORE: Pakistan right-handed batsman Umar Akmal has claimed that he was offered money to miss matches against India in previous World Cups and two deliveries during a match. In an interview, the batsman claimed he was offered $200,000 to miss two deliveries during a World Cup match. “In 2015 World ...

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