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.
A Delhi court on Friday fixed December 8 for commencement of arguments on framing of charges in 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal case in which suspended cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila, Ankeet Chavan and others, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, have been chargesheeted.
The Forensic Science Laboratory in Mumbai identified the voice of Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scam, spot-fixing case accused Gurunath Meiyappan in a tapped phone conversation. According to media reports, the son-in-law of ICC, boss N Srinivasan was heard talking to another accomplice Vindoo Dara Singh.
Acting on the Supreme Court directive, Justice (Retired) Mukul Mudgal committee has submitted its Indian Premier League (IPL) fixing probe report to the apex court on Friday. However, the case will be heard on September 1. The Supreme Court had set a deadline of August-end for submitting the report.
Rajasthan Royals` mentor Rahul Dravid although expressed happiness that no spot-fixing or match-fixing controversy has happened till now in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, he said the players need to keep their eyes and ears open all the time.
Almost a year after three Rajasthan Royals players were arrested for spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, franchise CEO Raghu Iyer has admitted that the brand image is yet to be fully restored following one of the biggest cricketing scandals in the country.
Having been part of Rajasthan Royals` campaign in all six previous editions, including the triumphant one in the inaugural year 2008, star Australia all-rounder Shane Watson feels the Jaipur franchise has its strongest-ever team in the Indian Premier League this season.
Expressing concern over "repeated adjournment" in the IPL spot-fixing scandal case, a court here today directed the Delhi Police to supply the copies of charge sheet and other documents filed along with it to all accused, including suspended cricketers S Sreesanth and Ajit Chandila, by March 26.
The BCCI disciplinary committee has given former Rajasthan Royals off-spinner Ajit Chandila time till March 12 to submit his written reply after the Board`s Anti-Corruption Unit chief Ravi Sawani has found him guilty of spot-fixing during last year`s IPL.
Two more accused in the IPL spot- fixing case on Thursday granted interim bail by a Delhi court on grounds of "parity" with cricketers S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavann and Ajit Chandila of Rajasthan Royals and 24 others, who are already out on bail.
A court here on Monday granted time till October 25 to the Delhi Police Commissioner for filing a status report on ongoing probe into the IPL spot fixing case after the cops said they are awaiting "certain evidence" from other investigating agencies like the ED and DRI.