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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers starts preparations for upcoming Sri Lanka tour


May 17th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan's national cricket team has started preparations for their upcoming Sri Lanka tour starting this month-end with a 10-day training session under Australian coach Dav Whatmore. ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... Read more...

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Butt and Aamer’s appeals rejected


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Aamer's appeals against their sentences for a spot-fixing scam were rejected Wednesday. "The pair were not present at the Court of ... Read more...

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Jailed Pakistan cricketers face deportation from Britain


November 12th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Jailed Pakistani crickers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer could be deported from Britain once they finish their terms.The trio were found guilty by the ... Read more...

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Former ICC anti-graaft chief proposes ban on ‘corrupt’ teams


November 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former chief of the world cricket body's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has proposed banning of teams whose players are found guilty of ... Read more...

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Tainted Pakistan cricketers, agent get jail


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt will spend 30 months in jail, fast bowler Mohammad Asif a year and 19-year-old Mohammad Aamir six months in a ... Read more...

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Committed to eradicate match-fixing: Cricket Australia


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 2 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland says administrators need to step up their effort to make cricket corruption free in the wake of the conviction ... Read more...

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Salman never pressurised me to bowl no-balls: Asif


October 14th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammed Asif, who is being tried for the spot-fixing scandal, Friday said his former captain Salman Butt had never pressurised him to bowl ... Read more...

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Court heard in disbelief Majeed’s series of boasts


October 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) The cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is at the centre of spot-fixing allegations, came up with a series of boasts to the undercover journalist who ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket divided on MCC’s lie detector test


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers and officials have reservations about using lie-detector tests to curb corruption in the game. Banned former captain Salman Butt even called the idea a ... Read more...

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Struass questions ICC’s resolve to tackle match-fixing


May 25th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) England Test skipper Andrew Struass questioned the resolve of cricket administrators to tackle match fixing, calling the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption body "woefully under-resourced".Strauss was ... Read more...

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Afridi to play in inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League


May 11th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) Top Pakistan cricketers are looking to showcase their Twenty20 skills at the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) later this summer.Leading the ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers lash out at team selection


May 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have taken the selection committee to task for excluding competent players like leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and wicket- keeper Adnan Akmal from the 15- memeber Test squad ... Read more...

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Pak players ducking domestic matches must be omitted from national team: Sultan Rana


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Those international-level Pakistan cricketers who do not make themselves available for their domestic teams, should also be excluded from the national squad, the Pakistan Cricket Board's Domestic Cricket Director ... Read more...

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More money than cricket reason behind rise of IPL: Asif Iqbal


April 14th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has said the reason behind the rise of the Indian Premier League in India is "more money than cricket".As for the exclusion of all ... Read more...

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Gilani to invite Pakistan cricketers to acknowledge World Cup performance


April 1st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will invite the national cricket team members to acknowledge their performance in the World Cup and making to the semi-final stage.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Half-day holiday in Pakistan on March 30 over Indo-Pak WC semi-final clash


March 30th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced a half-day holiday on March 30 as Pakistan encounters India in a much-awaited World Cup semi-final clash in Mohali on Wednesday.All ... Read more...

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Cricket invite shows Pak, India can play as well as talk on important issues: Gilani


March 29th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Taking the Pakistan cabinet into confidence over his visit to India to watch the Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash on the invitation of his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Pak team to show “best of sportsmanship and dedication to contest”


March 29th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Rehman Malik have separately talked to the national cricket team captain, ... Read more...

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Gilani to brief Pak cabinet ahead of India visit to watch Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final


March 28th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 28(ANI): Final touches are being given to arrangements for Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's visit to India to watch the much-awaited Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final in Mohali on ... Read more...

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Passions rise in Kashmir ahead of Mohali clash


March 27th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) As archrivals India and Pakistan gear for a face-off in the cricket World Cup semi-finals in Mohali Wednesday, passions are running high among the ardent ... Read more...

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Gilani accepts Dr Singh’s invitation to watch Indo-Pak WC match in Mohali


March 27th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has accepted the invitation of his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh to visit India to watch the much-awaited Indo-Pak semi-final World ... Read more...

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Pakistan has always given India tough time as visiting team: Afridi


March 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan has always given a tough time to India when playing in the neighbouring country, and that his team will plan ... Read more...

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Sania-Shoaib at “war” over much-awaited Indo-Pak clash for World Cup final slot


March 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): With India and Pakistan gearing for a much-awaited clash for a slot in the 2011 World Cup final match, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza has declared war on ... Read more...

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PCB asks ICC to ensure foolproof security for Pak team in India


March 24th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 24(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ensure foolproof security for its cricketers as they play their World Cup semi-final match at Mohali ... Read more...

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Banned Pak cricketers to stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on May 20


March 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif will stand trial at Southwark Crown Court on conspiracy charges on May 20.The trio had appeared at Westminster ... Read more...

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PCB launches “freshly revamped” official website


March 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has re-launched its official website with new features, including an extensive live scoressection."The site can be accessed on the World Wide Web at www.pcb.com.pk. ... Read more...

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ICC will receive final report on banned Pak trio during Dubai meeting: Lorgat


February 13th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 13(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) will receive a final report on the successful prosecution of three Pakistan cricketers during the Executive Board's meeting in Dubai on February 15 and ... Read more...

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Salman Butt, Asif will have to ‘confess to prevent longer ban sanctions’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif will have to sign full confessions to avoid the suspended part of their sentences being enforced in the spot-fixing case, which ... Read more...

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Steve Waugh hopes spot-fixing verdict will stamp out corruption from cricket


February 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh hopes that the ban imposed on three Pakistan cricketers over spot-fixing charges would stamp out corruption from international cricket."It sinks into the ... Read more...

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ICC ban on seedy and greedy Pak trio crucial for cricket to restore its integrity: Roebuck


February 7th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 7(ANI): The three Pakistan cricketers who have been banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) over spot-fixing charges were seedy and greedy, and would not be missed by the world, ... Read more...

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Corruption in cricket will never be tolerated, says ICC chief


February 6th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Qatar), Feb 6(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has expressed a hope that the findings and sanctions imposed on three Pakistan cricketers by an independent anti-corruption tribunal will ... Read more...

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ICC ban on tainted trio will damage Pak cricket: Ex-players


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have said the bans imposed by the International Cricket Council on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges will damage Pakistan cricket.The ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: Pakistani cricketers banned (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London/Karachi, Feb 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council Saturday handed down suspensions to three Pakistan cricketers for their involvement in spot-fixing, sparking demands for the removal of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ... Read more...

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