Mumbai Indians are on top of the points table but their clash against Kings XI Punjab will not be short on intensity on Saturday. With the hosts looking to keep their play-off hopes alive, there will be plenty to play for. Ashutosh Sharma reports.
Like a ship in the eye of a storm, Rajasthan Royals dropped anchor to prevent further damage as the spot-fixing saga refused to die down. As the day progressed, the ambiguity of Rajasthan’s situation only piled on. Anand Sachar
Delhi Police today said it has no reasons to interrogate Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid or owners Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty in connection with the spot-fixing case in which three players were arrested.
Pacer S Sreesanth, who is being quizzed along with 13 others in the T20 spot-fixing scandal case, on Friday moved a Delhi court seeking a a copy of the FIR registered against him.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar today suggested that BCCI should approach senior players such as Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bring about improvements in system so that youngsters could be stopped from going astray.
A T20 match played between Delhi Daredevils and Rajasthan Royals in 2012 may have been fixed, police said in New Delhi today. During the interrogation of Rajasthan Royals player Ajit Chandila, it came to light that the last two overs of that 2012 match were spot-fixed.
The role of more players whose names cropped up during interrogation of the arrested cricketers and bookies in the spot-fixing scandal could be probed, Delhi Police said today, as six bookies were held in Tamil Nadu in connection with another betting racket.
Fast bowler S Sreesanth, who was arrested on Wednesday night in Mumbai charges of spot-fixing, had demanded 50% advance of the Rs.
40-lakh payment from the mediator. Harinder Baweja
reports.More cricketers, matches under scanner
England fast bowler James Anderson claimed his 300th test wicket when he had New Zealand opener Peter Fulton caught at second slip slip by Graeme Swann on the second day of the first test at Lord's on Friday.
Arrested pacer S Sreesanth and 13 others, including two other cricketers of the Rajasthan Royals franchise, were today sent to police custody for five days by a New Delhi court for being quizzed in connection with the T20 League spot-fixing scandal case.
Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid was "shocked" and "distressed" after three of his players, including pacer S Sreesanth, were arrested for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing in the ongoing T20 league series.
Kings XI Punjab defeated Delhi Daredevils by seven runs in the T20 league match in Dharamsala today. They are surviving in the league on borrowed time. One false move from their side could mean curtains for the team’s campaign. Ashutosh Sharma reports.
Former T20 League commissioner Lalit Modi today hit out at cricket administrators over the arrest of three cricketers for their alleged role in spot-fixing in the ongoing sixth edition, saying the ICC and BCCI have been "sleeping".
The ICC on Thursday said it will provide"full support" to the BCCI and Delhi police in the investigation into the arrest of three cricketers, including S Sreesanth, for their alleged role in spot-fixing in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today said it would provide all assistance to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the T20 spot-fixing case that has seen the arrest of three cricketers, including India fast bowler S Sreesanth.