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Banned South African cricketer Alviro Petersen 'feared for safety' during match-fixing investigations

Banned South African cricketer Alviro Petersen 'feared for safety' during match-fixing investigations

In a statement Petersen claimed that the plea bargain he reached with Cricket South Africa (CSA), accepting a two-year ban, vindicated his insistence that he was not corrupt.

Ex-South African batsman Alviro Petersen banned for two years for corruption

Ex-South African batsman Alviro Petersen banned for two years for corruption

After considering representations made by Petersen, CSA withdrew other charges, including those relating to fixing or contriving to fix any match and seeking, accepting or offering to accept any bribe or other reward to fix or influence any match.

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen granted extension to respond to fixing charges

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen granted extension to respond to fixing charges

Petersen, 36, was charged by CSA on November 12 and was initially given 14 days to respond.

Epic mess-up: Bangladesh newspaper uses Kevin Pietersen​'s photo in Alviro’s match-fixing story

Epic mess-up: Bangladesh newspaper uses Kevin Pietersen​'s photo in Alviro’s match-fixing story

KP last played for England in the 2013-14 Ashes series and the subsequent ODIs.

I`m not a match-fixer, insists Alviro Petersen

I`m not a match-fixer, insists Alviro Petersen

The 35-year-old captain of the Johannesburg-based Highveld Lions was charged Saturday with multiple breaches of the CSA anti-corruption code and provisionally barred from any involvement with the sport.

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen charged with match-fixing

Former South African batsman Alviro Petersen charged with match-fixing

The former Highveld Lions captain has fourteen days to respond to the charges.

Ram Slam match-fixing scandal: Alviro Petersen confirms reporting suspect approaches

Ram Slam match-fixing scandal: Alviro Petersen confirms reporting suspect approaches

Petersen denied any involvement in match-fixing in Ram Slam.

South Africa is a team in transition: Hashim Amla

South Africa is a team in transition: Hashim Amla

South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla claimed that the Proteas are a team in transition after losing famous players like Jacques Kallis, Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen in recent past.

Ashwell Prince, Alviro Petersen stitch massive 501-run stand in county championship

Ashwell Prince, Alviro Petersen stitch massive 501-run stand in county championship

South African batsmen Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen piled on a record 501 runs for the third wicket in Lancashire`s county championship match against Glamorgan on Monday. 

Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday.

Hashim Amla says finding 'winning combinations' is Proteas' No.1 aim

Hashim Amla says finding 'winning combinations' is Proteas' No.1 aim

South African Test skipper Hashim Amla has admitted that it would take time to find a winning combination for the future after opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from international cricket.

Alviro Petersen quits international cricket post South Africa's 2-0 Test series win over West Indies

Alviro Petersen quits international cricket post South Africa's 2-0 Test series win over West Indies

South African batsman Alviro Petersen called the quits on international cricket following the conclusion of the third Test against West Indies, as the hosts won the series 2-0.

Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket

Alviro Petersen retires from international cricket

South African Test opening batsman Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from international cricket after the third Test against the West Indies on Tuesday.

Petersen, 34, scored 2093 runs in 36 Tests at an average of 34.88.

`Awful shot` sparks West Indies collapse

`Awful shot` sparks West Indies collapse

 Marlon Samuels played one big shot too many and opened the way for a West Indian collapse on the fourth day of the third and final Test against South Africa at Newlands on Monday.

South Africa vs West Indies: Alviro Petersen goes early as Proteas make pedestrian start

South Africa vs West Indies: Alviro Petersen goes early as Proteas make pedestrian start

South Africa made a slow start to the second test against West Indies, reaching lunch on 68 for one following the loss of struggling opener Alviro Petersen at St George`s Park on Friday.

West Indies bowl as South Africa hand debut to Stiaan van Zyl

West Indies bowl as South Africa hand debut to Stiaan van Zyl

West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in the first test against South Africa at an overcast Centurion in Pretoria on Wednesday as the hosts handed batsman Stiaan van Zyl his international debut. 

South Africa lose Alviro Petersen in steep run chase

South Africa lost the wicket of opener Alviro Petersen for a duck as they chased 369 runs for victory in the second testagainst Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Sri Lanka spinners strike early double blow

Sri Lanka`s spinners took two early wickets to reduce South Africa to 23 for two in reply to the hosts` 421 at tea on the second day of the second test on Friday. Left-armer Rangana Herath, who opened the bowling, struck with his fifth ball when he forced Alviro Petersen to hit back a tame return catch with his score on two.

Smith fails as South Africa lose three before tea

Graeme Smith was out for three in his last Test innings as South Africa crashed to 15 for three chasing 511 to win on the fourth day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Tuesday.

3rd Test, Day 3: Alviro Petersen smashes half century but Australia take key wickets

Alviro Petersen smashed a brisk half-century but Australia claimed crucial top order wickets to reduce South Africa to 127 for four at lunch on day three of the series-deciding third test at Newlands on Monday.