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
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