Stuart Broad took seven wickets to rip through the New Zealand batting order and bowl England to an emphatic 170-run victory on the fourth day of the first Test at Lord’s on Sunday.
Investigation into the spot-fixing scandal has revealed that the three arrested players — S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan — had splurged the money given in advance to them by bookies on expensive apparel, mobile phones, wristwatches and other gadgets. Karn Pratap Singh
Investigation into the spot-fixing scam has revealed that Amit Singh, a cricketer-turned-bookie, was not only instrumental in approaching and inducting players into spot-fixing but was also tasked to take ‘extra care’ of the requirements of Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan. Karn Pratap Singh
Australia opening batsman David Warner will face a disciplinary hearing for his Twitter outburst against two senior Australian cricket journalists, the country's cricket board said on Sunday.
The crucial BCCI working committee meeting today spelled out a standard course of action by ordering a fresh probe into spot-fixing charges against three Rajasthan Royals' players and appointed its anti-corruption chief Ravi Sawani as the probe commissioner. Vivek Sharma
reports. 'BCCI is handicapped against bookies’
Kerala Cricket Association secretary TC Mathew today revealed that pacer S Sreesanth was indeed very close to Jiju Janardhanan, and called him the 'satellite' of the tainted speedster.
In the wake of row over spot-fixing in T20 matches, the sports ministry has started holding consultations with the law ministry to draft a new law to deal with betting in sports.T20 League under ED scanner
N Srinivasan sits in the president's chair at the Indian cricket board office; he's also the vice-chairman and managing director of India Cements, apart from owning the Chennai Super Kings. Sanjjeev K Samyal reports.
The success of the T20 league appears to have led to, among many outcomes, an upsurge in cricket betting in smaller cities and towns across India. HT
reports. Between the lines: Fixing's call centre
Sreesanth’s troubles seemed to get bigger with the Mumbai Police on Saturday seizing several of his personal belongings and indicating it might book him in a separate spot-fixing case and seek his custody. HT
reports. The investigation in Mumbai, Delhi
The Delhi police have approached Sony Set Max, the official broadcaster of Indian T20 league matches, asking them to provide raw footage of the three matches in which spot-fixing allegedly happened. Karn Pratap Singh
If the Indian T20 League were a drama, the Sunrisers Hyderabad would be its standout artist. For, at the start of the season, only the optimistic fan would have given the team a chance of holding its own in the league. Anand Sachar reports.
Pune Warriors and Delhi Daredevils have a lot to answer to their fans. With only three wins each this season, both teams have come up with one of their worst performances in the league. Kushal Phatarpekar reports.
India’s domestic T20 league unites warring politicians, while also bringing together once international rivals Harbhajan Singh and Ricky Ponting. It has everyone’s interest at heart. Cricketers and commentators alike have gone to any extent to let it rip at detractors.
The arrest of seven bookies in Gujarat in the spotfixing scam unearthed by Delhi /Mumbai police has stunned the Gujarat police, who completely failed to get even a slight inkling of the entire operation which has shocked the cricket-crazy country. Mahesh Langa