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.
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.
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.
Bernard Tomic will play at next week's French Open despite his off-court troubles if only to keep some momentum going for the grasscourt season ahead, Tennis Australia's Todd Woodbridge said today.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says controversial striker Luis Suarez will not be sold, as the Merseyside club target Champions League qualification next season.
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.
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.
While refusing to ban the remaining T20 matches, the Supreme Court today slammed the BCCI, saying spot fixing incidents had taken place due to its lackadaisical approach in reining in the erring players. Bhadra Sinha
reports. Vindu Dara Singh arrested in Mumbai
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
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
"I am innocent and have done no wrong. I have never indulged in any spot fixing," suspended pacer S Sreesanth, who is an accused in the spot-fixing case, today said.
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.
Test paceman Shanthakumaran Sreesanth and two other bowlers were to appear Tuesday in court over allegations that they accepted tens of thousands of dollars for spot-fixing, police said.
American Jordan Oliver had a late takedown to beat Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev in the opening match Sunday in United 4 Wrestling, a three-team exhibition tournament using new rules approved a day earlier in Moscow in a bid to keep wrestling in the Olympics beyond 2016.