newscricket3 years ago

Every single cricket match that’s played is fixed, claims bookie Sanjeev Chawla

Bookie Sanjeev Chawla, the prime accused in the match-fixing scandal in 2000 that rocked cricket, has made a startling claim that every single cricket match played professionally is fixed. Chawla also hinted at the involvement of ‘a very big syndicate/underworld mafia’ that controls the whole sport.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket3 years ago

Mumbai Test and Cochin ODI in 2000 were fixed, reveals Delhi Police

Delhi Police has filed a new charge sheet regarding the 2000 match-fixing case against Sanjeev Chawla and stated that Mumbai Test and Cochin ODI of the 2000 Ind-SA series were fixed. Delhi Police has revealed that accused persons have committed offences punishable under sections 420 and 120B of IPC.
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featurecricket3 years ago

Extinction of Trundlers - an abrupt ending to a fascinating cricket story

The 1992 Benson & Hedges World Cup, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, has a separate fan base of its own. Not only was it a celebration of a multi-faceted, Imran Khan-led Pakistan’s glorious triumph, but it was also the first instance in which ODI Cricket started its tryst with newness.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket3 years ago

Why no one in Team India wears the No.10 jersey anymore

In the spectrum of Indian cricket, the jersey No.10 holds a more significant position than any other number, as it was once donned by the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Ever since his retirement, in 2013, the same jersey No. was worn by just one Indian player, before being eventually retired by BCCI.
Sritama Panda
newscricket3 years ago

BCCI ACU to approach Delhi police to interrogate bookie Sanjeev Chawla

BCCI ACU chief Ajit Singh informed that the governing body will be approaching Delhi Police for permission to interrogate bookie Sanjeev Chawla who is in custody right now. Chawla is accused of booking the India South Africa series back in 2000 and was extradited from the UK on Thursday.
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featurecricket3 years ago

Quinton de Kock - Expect a fearless leader behind that apprehensive face

This prodigy, who had once considered moving to the United States for the love of baseball, finds himself as South Africa's T20I captain today. De Kock has hopped on the top upheaving and releasing the burden, one by one, and letting the team subtly know that it’s their job too.
Sritama Panda
newscricket4 years ago

QUIZ | How well do you know about the dark side of Cricket

The recent ‘Sandpapergate’ scandal which involved Australian trio - Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft brought back a lot of dark memories in cricket. We have put together a quiz to check if all you cricket lovers can recall some of the sport's biggest scandals over the years.
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newscricket6 years ago

IPL 2017 | BCCI's anti-corruption head denies approach made to players in Kanpur

BCCI’s anti-corruption head Neeraj Kumar said there was no evidence of IPL team players being approached in the case involving the arrest of three men in Kanpur with links to a betting scandal. However, Gujarat Lions players will be asked to clarify meeting some unknown people before the DD game.
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featurecricket7 years ago

Azhar, Amir, Cronje feature in 10 match-fixing incidents which shook the world

Amlan Majumdar