Neeraj Kumar, who was recently appointed as the chief advisor of Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has his daughter Ankita working with business entities promoted by IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla’s wife Anuradha Prasad.
Organisers of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) may once again find themselves answering questions on conflict of interest. According to a leading daily, Neeraj Kumar, who was recently appointed as the chief advisor of Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU), has his daughter Ankita working with business entities promoted by IPL governing council chairman Rajeev Shukla’s wife Anurradha Prasad.
The new regime at the BCCI is contemplating appointment of former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar as the chief of board's Anti Corruption & Security Unit (ACSU) in place of Ravi Sawani, who is unlikely to get an extension.
Stung by revelations of a player being approached for spot-fixing, IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla said that stringent measures will be put in place to ensure that the mega-event passes off corruption-free.
In a stunning revelation, a Rajasthan Royals (RR) player claimed that he was approached by a Ranji player to fix Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. The RR player informed the anti-corruption team of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) about the offer, according to reports.
Former India captain Rajasthan Royals mentor Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that the franchise had put in place systems to prevent a repeat of the 2013 fixing scandal, but the players too need to remain on their guard to avoid any kind of shady approaches.
The International Cricket Council had a "far better idea" of the people involved in match-fixing and would do everything in their power to ensure the "sickness" of corruption did not affect the World Cup, Chief Executive Dave Richardson said on Wednesday.
The organizers of the ICC cricket World Cup 2015 have been put on 'Red Alert' after a British man, already in ICC's ACSU radar for his alleged betting activities was ejected from two Big Bash League matches in Sydney from the SCG and ANZ Stadium.
Barely two weeks after mutually sharing the grief of Phillip Hughes' death, Indian team's relations with Cricket Australia is turning sour as pacer Ishant Sharma left the Gabba at lunch on the third day, after finding that there was no vegetarian preparation in the menu.
The appointment of a new International Cricket Council (ICC) supremo has been called by the MCC`s World Cricket Committee to lead the fight against match-fixing with the panel recommending creating a permanent role at the head of the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU).
Controversial Indian administrator N Srinivasan on Thursday sought to dispel the notion that he was not the appropriate person to be elected the new ICC Chairman, saying there was no taint on him and his conscience was very clear.
Suspended Indian cricket chief Narayanaswami Srinivasan is expected to be anointed as the new ICC chairman at this week`s annual conference in Melbourne which is set to address growing concerns about corruption in the sport.
The ghost of match-fixing is back to haunt Pakistan cricket with reports emerging that Umar Akmal was approached to fix matches during a 2012 tour of the UAE but the batsman immediately reported the matter to his team`s security manager.
In what could be an embarrassment for the ICC, a top official of its Anti-Corruption and Security (ACSU) unit has allegedly been found to have links with an Indian bookmaker during this year`s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.