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90 Indian players sign up for Hockey India league


September 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian hockey's best 90 players have signed up for the Hockey India (HI) League players' auction to be held next month in the run up ... Read more...

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14 Pakistanis sign up for Hockey India League auction


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The vastly experienced Sohail Abbas is among 14 Pakistan hockey stars who have signed up for the inaugural Hockey India League to be held from ... Read more...

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Pakistan players excited about playing in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan hockey stars including Rehan Butt arrived in India Wednesday and are looking forward to playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH).Former Pakistan skipper Zeeshan Ashraf ... Read more...

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Pakistani players return to court for sentencing


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) The three Pakistan players found guilty of spot-fixing returned to court Wednesday ahead of their sentences.Salman Butt, the disgraced former Pakistan captain, and fast bowler Mohammad ... Read more...

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Conviction should serve as a warning for others: Botham


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Former England captain Ian Botham said the conviction of Pakistan players for spot-fixing should serve as a "warning" that cheating and corruption will not be tolerated."The ... 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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Harbhajan, Yuvraj rubbish Majeed’s claims


October 11th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh have rubbished the claims of Pakistani cricket agent Mazhar Majeed, who is being tried for spot-fixing charges at a ... Read more...

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CA calls match-fixing allegations outlandish


October 11th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 11 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland has said the claims made by Pakistani player agent Mazhar Majeed about Australian match-fixing "appear to be outlandish, and ... 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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Sutherland says his comments were not intended to embarrass PCB


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) Tensions between Australian and Pakistan cricket boards eased after Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland clarified that his comments on Judge Qayyum's recommendations were not ... Read more...

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PCB demands action against CA boss over ‘highly objectionable’ fixing comments


April 26th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board has demanded that the International Cricket Council take action against Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland for giving a damaging statement against the PCB in a ... Read more...

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PCB says UAE clearance for banned Asif too late


April 13th, 2011 - 6:29 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr. 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that the United Arab Emirates decision to permit banned pacer Mohammad Asif to enter the country has come very later and ... Read more...

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It’s good India, Pakistan are meeting at highest level again: Afridi


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Commenting on Indo-Pak engagement under their resumed dialogue process, Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said it is good that both the nations are meeting at the highest ... Read more...

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Pak team “missing” banned pace bowler Aamir: Ijaz Butt


March 30th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the national team is missing disgraced pace bowler Mohammad Aamir, who has been handed a five-year ban by an ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash “match of the century”: Sarfraz Nawaz


March 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Former Pakistan Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has termed the 2011 World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan as the "match of the century", and said that the mouth-watering high ... Read more...

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Malik backtracks from ‘match-fixing’ warning to Pak team following furore


March 29th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has backtracked from his match-fixing warning to the national cricket team after it backfired, inviting the wrath of former cricketers, critics and fans alike.The ... Read more...

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Watching Pakistan players to foil match fixing: Malik


March 28th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 28 (IANS) Intelligence is being gathered on Pakistanis who will take on India in the World Cup semi-final, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday, warning that "there ... Read more...

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Afridi asks Pakistan players to stay away from news


March 28th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has instructed his teammates to avoid watching news bulletins and talk shows on Indian channels ahead of his team's World Cup semi-final ... 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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“Indian bookmakers active again in 2011 World Cup” for spot-fixing: Nawaz


March 4th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 4(ANI): Indian bookmakers are again active in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2011, and the menace of spot-fixing "remains an issue" in the mega event, Pakistan's former Test pacer Sarfaraz ... Read more...

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Akmal denies dropping catches, says never accepted a cent to fix matches


March 4th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): Breaking a six-month silence, Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal has hit out at claims that he was involved in fixing the infamous Sydney Test, and added that he had ... Read more...

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Pakistan players under strict vigil: Alam


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan has taken stringent steps to ensure that its players do not get embroiled in any controversy during the ongoing World Cup."We have implemented some really ... Read more...

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Akram offers to help Pak pacers Junaid, Wahab during World Cup 2011


February 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 24(ANI): Former Pakistan bowling great Wasim Akram has offered his services to the national team management to help groom two left-arm pacers in Pakistan's World Cup squad- Junaid Khan and ... Read more...

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ICC’s findings on Pakistani cricketers available outside Britain only


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) released its findings of the investigation into corruption involving three Pakistan players, but these were not made available in Britain. The ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing verdict on Pak cricketers would not affect World Cup: ICC chief


January 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 15(ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) chief Haroon Lorgat has played down suggestions that a verdict on the spot-fixing allegations against three Pakistan players would cast a shadow over next month's ... Read more...

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Guessing three separate no-balls in a period would be 1.5 million to one, cricket hearing told


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Doha (Oman), Jan.10 (ANI): Cricket bosses have told a tribunal looking into the alleged Pakistan spot-fixing incident in England have said the odds of guessing three separate no-balls in a specified period ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Pak players went out of way to entertain bookie Mazhar, reveals Najam


January 10th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): Khawaja Javed Najam, former security manager of the Pakistan cricket team, has revealed the details of how suspended Test captain Salman Butt and wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal violated the ... Read more...

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PCB postpones awarding of new central contracts till NZ Test series outcome


January 8th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to postpone the awarding of new central contracts to national players until the outcome of the ongoing Test series against New ... Read more...

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Razzaq disappointed over Pak players’ omission from IPL 4 auction


January 8th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has expressed his disappointment over the exclusion of Pakistani cricketers from the auction list for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).It ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Beloff outlines tribunal’s hearing procedure against tainted trio


January 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 7(ANI): Anti-Corruption Tribunal Chairman Michael Beloff, QC, has outlined the procedure that would be adopted at the full hearing of the spot fixing case, scheduled to take place from 6 ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Suspended Pak trio head to Doha for hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 4 (ANI): The tainted Pakistani trio, who are currently under suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing, left for Qatar on Tuesday to appear ... Read more...

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Afridi, Waqar to appear as witnesses in spot-fixing case on ICC’s request


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan's ODI and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi and head coach Waqar Younis will appear as witnesses in the spot-fixing case before an anti-corruption tribunal, following a request from the ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Aamir may lodge protest with ICC over statement leakage


December 30th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 30 (ANI): Suspended Pakistan pacer Mohammad Aamir intends to lodge a protest with the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the continued leakage of confidential information relating to the spot-fixing scandal.Aamir's ... Read more...

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Top Pakistan hockey players want to play in Indian league


December 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 29 (ANI): Top Pakistan hockey players want to be part of the World Series Hockey (League) in India, although the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) has left the decision on the ... Read more...

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Abdul Qadir resigned due to “lack of independence”, dispute over Akhtar’s selection


December 29th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): Abdul Qadir resigned as Pakistan cricket team's chief selector due to "lack of independence", and "differences" with coach Intikhab Alam and manager Yawar Saeed regarding fast bowler ... Read more...

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