Hansie Cronje

UK court seeks 'assurances' in bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla's extradition

UK court seeks 'assurances' in bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla's extradition

The UK High Court on Friday stayed the Indian government's appeal against a lower court decision to deny the extradition request for alleged bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

May 04, 2018, 21:55 PM IST
UK High Court hears bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradition appeal

UK High Court hears bookie Sanjeev Chawla extradition appeal

An appeal opened on Tuesday against a lower court's decision to deny India's extradition request for UK-based alleged bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

Apr 24, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
India moves UK high court for extradition of 2000 match-fixing key accused Sanjeev Chawla

India moves UK high court for extradition of 2000 match-fixing key accused Sanjeev Chawla

India has moved Britain's high court against a lower court's decision to reject its request to extradite UK-based alleged bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal during South Africa's tour of India in 2000.

Nov 08, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Cronje in 2000 had admitted to taking bribes from gamblers since 1996 before being handed a life ban from cricket. However, two years later, Cronje died in an aeroplane crash.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar names former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje as toughest bowler he has ever faced

Sachin Tendulkar names former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje as toughest bowler he has ever faced

Cronje died in a plane crash, in 2002, two years after being banned for match-fixing.

Dec 03, 2016, 15:23 PM IST
Bookie who fixed matches between India-South Africa with Hansie Cronje in 2000 arrested in London: Report

Bookie who fixed matches between India-South Africa with Hansie Cronje in 2000 arrested in London: Report

Chawla and Hansie Cronje were named in a 70-page chargesheet by the crime branch for “fixing matches played between India and South Africa from February 16, 2000 to March 20, 2000 in India”.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:39 AM IST
Indian-origin player Gulam Bodi faces more criminal charges despite 20-year ban

Indian-origin player Gulam Bodi faces more criminal charges despite 20-year ban

Bodi was charged with several counts of contriving or attempting to fix matches on December 31 last year.

Jan 26, 2016, 17:24 PM IST
After Gulam Bodi, two South African Test cricketers under investigation in match-fixing scandal

After Gulam Bodi, two South African Test cricketers under investigation in match-fixing scandal

Investigators spoke to 47 players and staff in the country.

Jan 16, 2016, 13:22 PM IST
India-born former South Africa all-rounder Gulam Bodi under investigation for alleged match-fixing

India-born former South Africa all-rounder Gulam Bodi under investigation for alleged match-fixing

Bodi, an Indian-born cricketer, has represented South African at Under-19, Twenty20 and ODI level.

Jan 14, 2016, 19:21 PM IST
Former South Africa cricketer charged with match-fixing in Ram Slam

Former South Africa cricketer charged with match-fixing in Ram Slam

The unnamed player was charged following attempts to influence results in South Africa's domestic competition, the Ram Slam T20 Challenge.

Jan 13, 2016, 21:29 PM IST
2000 match-fixing: Court to hear arguments on charges in January

2000 match-fixing: Court to hear arguments on charges in January

A court here has set January 18 to hear arguments on issue of framing of charges in the 2000 match-fixing scandal case in which former South African captain Hansie Cronje and five other were charge sheeted.

Oct 13, 2015, 19:55 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts

ICC World Cup 2015: India vs Ireland - Five match facts

Five match facts for Tuesday`s World Cup Pool B game between India and Ireland at Seddon Park, Hamilton.

Mar 09, 2015, 22:08 PM IST

Only a ‘Swachh Cricket Abhiyan’ can save the gentleman’s game

In the year 2000, when my father told me about Hansie Cronje being caught in match-fixing, instead of being shocked, I laughed and said, “You must be kidding.

Nov 26, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

South Africa in no hurry to select new test skipper

With their next test series in Sri Lanka in July, Cricket South Africa (CSA) say they are in no rush to find a replacement captain for Graeme Smith, who retired from the sport at the conclusion of the third test against Australia on Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

1992 Proteas World Cup squad player accused of rape

A former South African cricketer, who played for the national team and took part in the 1992 Cricket World Cup, has reportedly been accused of rape.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Curator of `Proteas fortress` Centurion says Oz need not worry about pitch

The curator at Centurion Park, the venue of the first Test between South Africa and Australia, has asked the visitors not to worry about the pitch.

Feb 11, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

Boucher says `always held suspicions` Cronje was involved in match fixing

South African cricketer Mark Boucher has said that the game`s modern anti-corruption methods are a joke, offering a rare insight into the shady world of cricket`s most notorious match-fixer, Hansie Cronje.

Nov 30, 2013, 09:37 AM IST

Fans honour Hansie Cronje on 44th birth anniversary

Former South African captain Hansie Cronje, who would have turned 44 years old on September 25, if his life had not been taken in a tragic airplane crash in 2002, has been honoured by the nation`s cricket fans.

Sep 26, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

Hold Cronje type enquiry into IPL fixing scam: Kirmani

Syed Kirmani on Friday called on the BCCI to hold a thorough enquiry into the IPL spot-fixing scandal as was done in the case of Hansie Cronje match-fixing scam.

Aug 02, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

Cronje`s father threatens legal action against Indian police

Ewie Cronje, father of deceased former South African captain Hansie Cronje, has threatened legal action against the Indian police for filing a chargesheet which implicates his son in the 2000 match-fixing scandal.

Jul 25, 2013, 10:51 AM IST