As Chennai Super Kings team owner Gurunath Meiyappan landed here for questioning in connection with the raging betting scandal, Mumbai police today said for the first time that they would also quiz him about his suspected role in spot-fixing T20 matches.
An alleged cricket bookie was nabbed from the international airport in Hyderabad by a Delhi Police team in the early hours today.
India should legalise betting to stamp out corruption in cricket, says former England captain Geoffrey Boycott who feels the menace of fixing emerges more frequently in the Asian countries.
Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid says dealing with the turmoil caused by the spot-fixing scandal, which has left his team's reputation in tatters, has turned out to be as tough as handling 'bereavement in some ways'.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today registered a money laundering case in the T20 spot-fixing scandal to probe on the basis of the FIR registered by the Delhi police. HT reports.
Three Chennai Super Kings players, one of them quite senior, were in touch with Vindoo Dara Singh during the ongoing T20 season, the actor, arrested in connection with the spot-fixing probe, has told investigators. Debasish Panigrahi
reports. Vindoo puts police on bigger Bollywood trail
The domestic T20 league, Indian sport's billion-dollar dream, is fast losing its fizz in the wake of a massive spot-fixing scandal that has engulfed team owners, players, umpires and bookies alike. Gaurav Choudhury
As the spot-fixing controversy gets murkier, legal experts favoured legalising betting on sport to generate revenue. However, all felt there should be reasonable restrictions to check possible misuse of its legal tag.
Spot-fixing allegations in the T20 league have left a wave of cold breath on the stocks of India Cements. Analysts say the company is caught in the midst of a double jeopardy of poor show of its March-quarter results announced on Monday and the possible links to fixing by their men at the top.
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