Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption
Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption

Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who was banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from any kind of cricket after admitting to a range of match fixing offences, was used by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday to bring out an emotional video message to players ahead of the World Cup starting Saturday.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief
Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

Chris Cairns given perjury trial date
Chris Cairns given perjury trial date

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns will stand trial on charges of perjury next October after being bailed until January by a London Crown Court on Thursday.

Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns cleaning bus shelters to make ends meet
Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns cleaning bus shelters to make ends meet

In a sad turn of events and also what many would say his fall from grace, New Zealand's famed cricketer and once feared all-rounder Chris Cairns has taken to cleaning bus shelters and driving trucks for 17-dollar-an-hour salary.

Brendon McCullum - Key witness to Cairns perjury trial?
Brendon McCullum - Key witness to Cairns perjury trial?

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum may be a potential witness in the Chris Cairns perjury trial, according to reports. He was involved in a legal row to keep confidential material out of the public domain.

Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations
Chris Cairns to fight perjury claim over match-fixing allegations

New Zealand cricketing great Chris Cairns said Friday that British police were set to charge him with perjury over match-fixing allegations and vowed to clear his name.

Cricketers warned against 'honey traps' during ICC World Cup 2015
Cricketers warned against 'honey traps' during ICC World Cup 2015

With cricket's biggest extravaganza, the ICC Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be played in Australia and New Zealand next year, a potential threat has been unearthed by the Kiwi police.

New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year.

Match-fixer Vincent tells of bat attack fears

Disgraced former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent said Thursday his match-fixing boss threatened him with a cricket bat after an attempt to rig a game backfired, costing crooked bookies a fortune.

Former Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent receives life ban for match-fixing

Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has received a life ban from cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Stuart Broad wants life ban for all fixers

England all-rounder Stuart Broad called for all those found guilty of match-fixing to be given the same lifetime ban as handed down to former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent on Tuesday.

ICC backs life bans on Lou Vincent

The International Cricket Council today supported the life ban imposed on New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent after he confessed to match-fixing while lauding the disgraced batsman for having the courage to admit his guilt.

Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches go ahead

Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed.

I am in a bizarre and scary situation, claims Cairns

Irate at being portrayed as a match-fixer, former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns today said he is in an "absurd, bizarre and scary" situation and lashed out at Brendon McCullum and Lou Vincent for naming him in their testimonies to the ICC.

Chris Cairns vows to clear `absurd` fixing claims

New Zealand legend Chris Cairns on Friday revealed two former Black Caps captains had given evidence to a probe into his alleged match-fixing and said he was determined to clear his name.

Ponting calls for swift action on corruption

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has called for swift action on cricket`s corruption crisis, saying there is nothing worse for the game than the shadow hanging over it.

Match-fixing scandal `sickens` Sussex: Robinson

Sussex are sickened at being tainted by the match-fixing scandal involving former players Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif, manager Mark Robinson admitted on Tuesday.

Afridi, Akmal turned down offers to fix ODI games against England in 2012: Reports

Pakistani cricket stars Shahid Afridi and Umar Akmal had reportedly turned down offers to fix one-day international matches against England during their tour of the UAE in 2012.

Close to finishing match-fixing probe: ICC

The International Cricket Council said it is close to announcing its findings in a match-fixing case, which shook the game after New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum`s testimony in the matter was leaked to the media.

ECB to probe 5 county matches over match-fixing suspicions

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) disclosed that five county matches played since last six years would be probed upon over charges of corruption.