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.
Squarely blaming the BCCI for its decision, Sahara asked the board not to approach it for reconciliation. In a statement, the group said it had not pulled out at the start of the league season despite legal advice in “utter sportsmanship spirit”. HT reports.
Pushed to breaking point again
A Delhi court on Tuesday sent cricketer S. Sreesanth, his Rajasthan Royals teammates Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila, and eight bookies, all arrested for alleged spot-fixing, to additional five days in police custody.
Hussey’s classy innings and his partnership with Raina leave Mumbai Indians reeling in Qualifier 1, take twice winners Super Kings into final. Khurram Habib reports.
The Delhi Police on Tuesday claimed that they have recovered the clothes bought by Sreesanth in Mumbai and the BlackBerry Z10 costing around Rs. 42,000 he gifted to his girlfriend. Karn Pratap Singh and Jatin Anand report. I'm innocent: Sreesanth
Apart from overhauling the coaching staff, where Sunrisers played it smart was in picking Darren Sammy and Thisara Perera in the auction. Javagal Srinath
Agencies investigating the current fixing scandal are making a list of cricketers, cricketers’ wives, kin, friends, owners and film personalities, who are under cloud in the scandal.
More than 13 years after he headed the probe into match-fixing in cricket, former Indian Police Service officer Ravi N Sawani has been approached by BCCI for another inquiry. HT
If any match goes down to the last ball, I am ready to return the money in entirety, stated a bookie. Presley Thomas reports.
Ahead of the Eliminator, the Jaipur team stayed put in its home base, practicing in the morning session. They are comfortable there and know the place, said an official. Khurram Habib
reports. Face off
Vindoo - who won the third season of the reality show Big Boss - was arrested with two others person on Tuesday and were produced before a magistrate's court that remanded them to police custody till May 24. HT reports. Four more players likely to be held
Cricket Australia said today it had no immediate plan to curb the use of social media by players after a Twitter rant by David Warner, but suggested it could happen in the future.