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Gibbs could be interrogated again by Delhi Police

November 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who was banned for six months for his involvement in the 2000 match fixing, could be interrogated by the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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2000 cricket match-fixing probe gathers steam

November 16th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Taking a leaf out of the swiftness with which London's Metropolitan Police cracked the 2010 spot-fixing case involving three Pakistani cricketers, the Delhi Police is ... Read more...

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London fixes it in 15 months, Delhi groping dark for 11 years

November 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) It took exactly 15 months for the London Metropolitan Police to complete investigation and get conviction of Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Proteas’ run chase against India their highest in World Cup

March 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 13 (IANS) South Africa's successful run chase of 300/6 against India Saturday is their highest in World Cup history.The other highlights:* Dale Steyn has become the sixth ... Read more...

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Court drops match-fixing charges against Delhi jeweller

February 18th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years after jeweller Mukesh Kumar Gupta was accused of fixing cricket matches and bribing cricketers, including then South Africa captain Hansie Cronje, the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Ntini announces retirement from international cricket

November 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (IANS) South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket.The 33-year-old Ntini, the first black cricketer to play for South Africa, however, confirmed plans to ... Read more...

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I didn’t know how to face Cronje, says Tendulkar

October 30th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, arguably the greatest batsman the game of cricket has seen after Sir Don Bradman, Saturday revealed that it was the innocuous bowling of former South ... Read more...

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Former SA skipper Rice says cricket needs urgent ‘wake up call’

September 10th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Sept 10 (ANI): Former South Africa captain Clive Rice has said that cricket needs an urgent 'wake up call' as the match-fixing allegations threaten to shatter both the reputation and the ... Read more...

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Cronje, Woolmer murdered by mafia betting syndicates: Rice

September 8th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.8 (ANI): Former South Africa cricket captain Clive Rice has called on investigators to re-examine the deaths of former Pakistan coach Bob Woolmer and former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje in ... Read more...

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Twitter community assails spot-fixing cricketers

September 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Debayan Mukherjee Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) As cricket bosses grappled to find a way out of the spot-fixing mess involving Pakistan players, social networking forum twitter was flooded with comments from fans ... Read more...

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Flower defends bowling coach Mushtaq after ICC chief’s caution over his ‘dubious’ past

September 4th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): England coach Andy Flower defended his spin bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed after the International Cricket Council asked the ECB to be more vigilant, adding that it would not ... Read more...

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Spot fixing case: ICC rejects calls to disband anti-corruption unit

September 2nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.2 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has hit out at criticism being leveled against its anti-corruption unit, and expressed its determination to clean up the game.The cricket governing body ... Read more...

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Australian sport far from incorruptible

September 1st, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep.1 (ANI): Eight years after disgraced South African captain Hansie Cronje plummeted to his tragic death, cricket's corruption is about as well concealed as Merv Hughes's moustache.According to a report in ... Read more...

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English county cricketer ‘offered five million quid’ to fix match

May 30th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30(ANI): An English county cricketer has revealed that he was offered five million pounds to organize his team to fix the outcome of some games in this season."I knew ... Read more...

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ICC probing contacts made by bookies in Sri Lanka tour

August 3rd, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket officials are happy that the International Cricket Council (ICC) will probe claims that bookmakers tried to approach players during the current tour of Sri ... Read more...

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Proteas cricket team gradually taking on a migrant hue

March 16th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), Mar.16 (ANI): Four of South Africa''s top six batsmen in the forthcoming Test match have brown skins, and had tall left-arm fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe recovered from ... Read more...

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Watching fearless Proteas enter fray against Australians is sheer joy for Cullinan

February 24th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.24 (ANI): Former South African middle order bat Daryll Cullinan is on top of the world these days, as for the first time in years, a South African team is ... Read more...

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Proteas working on mind games to vanquish Aussies

December 16th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.16 (ANI): South Africa''s mental conditioning coach Jeremy Snape, a former England off-spinner, last night disclosed that the Proteas players are attending secret psychological workshops to mentally torment their Australian ... Read more...

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Cronje was obsessed about beating Australia

December 15th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.15 (ANI): Former South African cricket captain Hansie Cronje was so obsessed about beating Australia that not achieving that goal hurt. Of all the South African players who tried and failed ... Read more...

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Confident South Africa eyes Asian treble

April 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Kanpur, Apr 10 (ANI): A confident South African cricket team will push to clinch an Asian treble by securing a series win against India during the third and final Test in ... Read more...

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2000 match-fixing scam: Former South African cricketer Boje interrogated

December 11th, 2007 - 6:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Crime Branch of the Delhi Police today interrogated former South African cricketer Nicky Boje in connection with the 2000 match-fixing scandal. Boje was questioned at the Delhi Police ... Read more...

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