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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketer Aamer released from jail


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Aamer, convicted of spot-fixing, was released from a British jail after serving half of a six-month sentence for his part in the infamous ... Read more...

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Interpol offers fight against cricket corruption


December 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Interpol proposes to collaborate with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Indian cricket board to fight corruption, illegal gambling and the influence of the ... Read more...

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Petition against Veena Malik dismissed


December 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed a petition seeking action against actress Veena Malik for getting herself photographed in the nude in an Indian magazine.The Islamabad High ... Read more...

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Appeals of Butt, Aamer to be heard Wednesday


November 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) The appeals of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammed Aamer will be heard by the Court of Appeal Wednesday for their involvement in spot fixing ... Read more...

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Pakistani, Australian cricket boards form anti-graft unit


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London/Melbourne, Nov 16 (IANS) In the wake of three Pakistani cricketers being convicted of spot-fixing, both the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) have set-up anti-corruption watchdogs ... 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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Butt’s family postpones his sister’s wedding


November 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 4 (IANS) Salman Butt's family is in a "state of shock" after the former Pakistani cricket captain was found guilty of spot-fixing and has postponed his sister's wedding ... Read more...

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Watson endorses life-ban for corrupt cricketers


November 4th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 4 (IANS) Australian vice captain Shane Watson feels cricketers found guilty of corruption should be banned for life.Watson's comments come in the wake of a landmark judgement by ... Read more...

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Families stand by jailed Pakistani cricketers


November 3rd, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Families of jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Aamir stood by them Thursday, saying they are innocent and have been implicated in the ... 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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Factfile on jailed Pakistani cricketers, bookie


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The following is a factfile on Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, and bookie Mazhar Majeed, who have been jailed in England on ... Read more...

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Judge tells Butt he was the ‘orchestrator’ of spot-fixing


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) The judge at the Southwark Crown Court while punishing the three Pakistani cricketers for their role in spot-fixing said Thursday that he had reserved the harshest ... Read more...

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Match-fixing not just restricted to sub-continent: Lee


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says that match-fixing was not just restricted to the sub-continent but can happen in any part of the world where cricket ... Read more...

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Was offered money to fix T20 match: Nixon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Former England wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has claimed that he was offered "millions of pounds" to throw a Twenty20 match in England.The Leicestershire veteran, who retired ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers, Riaz named in spot-fixing trial


October 7th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) The names of three more Pakistani cricketers have come up in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the fourth Test against England at Lord's last summer.It has ... Read more...

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Subcontinent gambles $50 bn on cricket, London court told


October 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Jurors in a London Crown Court were told that cricket betting syndicates were controlled and orchestrated by "shadowy figures" based in Dubai, Mumbai, London and Karachi ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketers face London trial for spot-fixing


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The trio of Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- Tuesday will face the trial on the spot-fixing charges during the Test ... Read more...

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Pakistan can get to the top of world rankings: Waqar


September 24th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Waqar Younis, who quit as Pakistan cricket coach last week, says the squad he managed is highly capable of taking the country to the top of ... Read more...

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Gambhir lashes out at Afridi


July 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir lashed out at former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who said that Indians are not large-hearted like the Pakistanis.Afridi's comments ... Read more...

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Aamer impresses Surrey club side


June 11th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Mohammed Aamer might be in trouble for playing club cricket in Surrey but the players of the sides involved in the match were full of praise ... Read more...

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BCCI influences ICC on decision-making: Survey


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 2 (IANS) A survey by the Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) has revealed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) influences the International Cricket ... Read more...

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PCB to come down hard on tweeting violations during Pak’s Caribbean tour


April 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reprimanded fast bowler Wahab Riaz and batsman Asad Shafiq for using a social networking site during the ongoing Caribbean tour.According to details, ... Read more...

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PHF warns hockey players to leave ‘controversial league’ WSH or face action


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has warned all those players who have signed any contract with India's unrecognised World Series of Hockey (WSH), to announce their disassociation from it ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers urge India, Pak governments to revive cricket ties


April 18th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistani cricketers feel an India-Pakistan cricket series is possible at a neutral venue later this year if both governments work out modalities.India had severed cricket links with ... 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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Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal helped break the ice between both nations: Gilani


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has termed the March 30 Indo-Pak World Cup semifinal match as a stepping stone for improved relations between the two countries.Gilani had ... Read more...

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No salary or match fee increment for Pak cricketers since two years


April 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 9(ANI): The Pakistani cricketers, who have not got any salary raise during the last two years, have been denied an increment again in their latest six-month central contract applicable from ... Read more...

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Wisden names only four ‘Cricketers of the Year’ excluding tainted Pak bowler Amir


April 8th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Wisden has named only four instead of five 'Cricketers of the Year' for the first time since 1926, as tainted Pakistan bowler Mohammad Amir has been removed from the ... Read more...

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Miandad all praise for Indian PM’s cricket diplomacy for ‘friendlier’ Indo-Pak ties


March 30th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Director General Javed Miandad is all praise for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for extending an invitation to his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani ... 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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Imran rubbishes Malik’s warning to Pak cricketers on match fixing


March 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Imran Khan has rubbished Interior Minister Rehman Malik's warning to the Pakistan cricket team not to indulge in match fixing in their crucial World ... Read more...

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