Sunday, 25 August 2019

Tag Archives: Spot-fixing

Cricket: BCCI chief Anurag Thakur removed by India’s Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court has ordered the country’s cricket board chief to resign for failing to implement reforms. The court on Monday told Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Anurag Thakur to quit. It had recommended sweeping changes in the BCCI following allegations of spot-fixing and ...

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Salman Butt deserves a recall, says Waqar Younis

LAHORE: Former Pakistan fast bowler and coach Waqar Younis believes Salman Butt should be recalled to the national team based on his recent form, now that he has served his ban for spot-fixing. Waqar was Pakistan’s coach during the infamous Lord’s Test in 2010, when Salman was found guilty of ...

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Butt seeks international return after twin hundreds

KARACHI: Spot-fixing convict and former Pakistan captain Salman Butt pressed his case for a return to international cricket by scoring a century in each innings to help power his team to victory Thursday. The 32-year-old was playing in his first major first-class tournament after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing, ...

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