Australian opener David Warner said today he regretted not keeping a lid on his outrage but maintained he had to defend himself after his image was used in a report condemning the T20 League.
Fixing is so rife in the domestic T20 league that players on opposing sides in one match were on different bookies’ payrolls, a high-level police source said. Pradeep Magazine
reports. Police stay tuned as no respite to betting
When the first ICC Champions Trophy was played 13 seasons ago, the Men in Blue were grappling with the fixing menace. On the eve of the last edition, set to begin within a week in England, Indian cricket is again mired in the same controversy.
Triggering off a verbal volley, Sahara on Wednesday came up with a point-wise response to the release issued by the BCCI earlier in the day. Here are some excerpts. HT
Tendulkar, who injured his left hand while batting in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad 10 days ago, was found to have some swelling in the wrist and around one of the tendons.
The Mumbai crime branch claims to have stumbled upon a bollywood-bookie-cricketer nexus following the disclosures made by Vindoo Dara Singh, son of the late Dara Singh, while investigating the betting racket busted by them. HT
reports. How the Bollywood-bookie-player nexus works
A local court today remanded six bookies, associated with T20 betting syndicate, in judicial custody till June 5 after rejecting the plea of the Mumbai crime branch which sought their remand and reprimanding it for deficient probe in the case.
Disgraced cricketer Ajit Chandila was allegedly paid at least Rs.
49 lakh by bookies for spot- fixing T20 league matches this season and of this Rs.
15 lakh was given for one over in a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on May 17 but he was arrested before the game, investigators claimed on Wednesday.
That the Royals were chasing a low total helped their cause. And credit had to go to skipper Rahul Dravid, but Rajasthan’s chances of advancing to qualifier hinge on Aussie veteran. Khurram Habib reports.
Australia batsman David Warner has been fined A$5,750 ($5,600) for his Twitter outburst against two journalists, the maximum financial penalty for a first offence, Cricket Australia said today.
The notice was issued by Madurai bench of justices MM Sundresh and R Mala to the secretary, department of culture and youth affairs, T20 Domestic League chairman, BCCI president, among others. It is returnable by June six.
Skipper Michael Clarke has thrown his support behind embattled opener David Warner, saying today he could still captain Australia despite facing a disciplinary hearing over a Twitter rant.
Based on leads from their interrogation of disgraced Rajasthan Royals bowler S Sreesanth, the Delhi Police are closing in on as many as four cricketers playing for two other teams, including a foreign player. Jatin Anand & Karn Pratap Singh reports. I'm innocent, never indulged in spot-fixing: Sreesanth
The troubles regarding T20 League doesn't seem to end as Sahara Pune Warriors failed to pay the full franchise fee for the current year which resulted in BCCI encashing the bank guarantee casting a shadow on its future in the cash-rich league in coming years.