ICC World Cup: Silence descends on Karachi after defeat to India
ICC World Cup: Silence descends on Karachi after defeat to India

An eerie silence descended on Pakistan's biggest city today after its national cricket team was annihilated in the much-hyped up World Cup game against India in Adelaide.

Cricket World Cup: Police set to crack down on betting rings
Cricket World Cup: Police set to crack down on betting rings

A comprehensive strategy has been drawn up by the Mumbai Police to clamp down on betting syndicates that are likely to be operational in the city during the ICC Cricket World Cup matches.

IPL scam: SC panel raps Mumbai police for not probing Dawood

A Supreme Court panel, inquiring into the IPL spot fixing scam, has come down heavily on Mumbai police for "not willing" to investigate involvement of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim in it and for protecting "lots of persons" involved in the betting syndicate.

IPL-betting case: Cops share evidence against Meiyappan with panel

The Mumbai Crime Branch chief today shared evidence against former Chennai Super Kings owner Gurunath Meiyappan, among others, with the Supreme Court-appointed panel probing the betting and spot-fixing case of this year`s Indian Premier League (IPL).

Rauf rules out travelling to Mumbai for IPL scam probe

Disgraced Pakistan umpire, Asad Rauf has ruled out travelling to Mumbai for any investigation into the IPL spot-fixing scandal in which he was chargesheeted by the Mumbai police.

PCB says cannot `force` umpire Rauf to go to Mumbai for IPL fixing questioning

PCB has said that it cannot force fixing accused umpire Asad Rauf to go to Mumbai to be questioned in the IPL betting and spot- fixing scandal.

PCB has no mechanism in place to convince Rauf: Rizvi

The Pakistan Cricket Board has no mechanism in place to "convince" retired Test umpire, Asad Rauf to go to Mumbai to face spot-fixing charges, an official said on Monday.

IPL spot-fixing scandal: Chargesheeted Asad Rauf claims innocence

Tainted umpire Asad Rauf was today chargesheeted by police in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case but the Pakistani official claimed innocence and said he has no link with bookies.

IPL betting case: Mumbai police to file charge sheet "very soon"

Mumbai Police will "very soon" file a charge sheet in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal case naming, among others, Chennai Super Kings team principal Gurunath Meiyappan, Bollywood actor Vindoo Singh and Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf in the case.

Asad Rauf retires from all forms of umpiring, says a report

Tainted Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf has retired from all forms of umpiring duties due to personal commitments, a report claimed here on Saturday.

PCB drops Asad Rauf from list recommended for ICC umpires` panels

The international career of umpire Asad Rauf appears to be over after the PCB refused to nominate his name for the ICC`s international and elite panels of officials.

Tainted Rauf, Kiwi Bowden dropped from ICC Elite Panel

Pakistan`s Asad Rauf, who is being investigated in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, and long-serving New Zealander Billy Bowden were today dropped from the ICC Elite Panel of Umpires after an annual review of their performance.

IPL Spot-Fixing: Asad Rauf received costly gifts from bookies

Telephonic conversations between Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf, Vindoo Dara Singh and a bookie clearly indicate the umpire’s involvement in spot-fixing in the IPL.

Discussed matches with Asad Rauf, says Vindoo Dara Singh

Vindoo Dara Singh, who was arrested by the Mumbai Police has reportedly confessed that he was in touch with Asad Rauf.

Umpire Rauf denies role in spot fixing scam

Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf here Wednesday denied spot fixing allegations that were levelled against him by the Mumbai police.

I will be happy to face ICC`s ACSU inquiry: Asad Rauf

Embroiled in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf on Wednesday broke his silence for the first time ever since his name cropped up in the Mumbai police`s investigation.

Asad Rauf to give his version to prove innocence

Asad Rauf, who is under a cloud of suspicion after the emergence of the spot fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League, will address a press conference on Wednesday to give his version of the story.

Ex-umpire Holder says he was offered money at Sharjah

Former international umpire John Holder has said he was offered 10,000 pounds to change the course of a One-day International between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in Sharjah in 1993.

PCB mulling contracts with its umpires

With Asad Rauf allegedly under scanner in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is planning to bind its umpires under contractual obligations to make them answerable for their assignments and activities.

Asad Rauf is innocent, says his manager

The manager of Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf, allegedly under the scanner in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing scandal, today claimed that his client has not indulged in corruption and is innocent.