Insisting that restoring the BCCI's image was his first priority, newly-elected BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya on Wednesday called for a proper conduct of next months's Indian Premier League (IPL) that had been subject to controversy in the wake of the spot-fixing scandal.
The Supreme Court-appointed probe commission headed by justice Mukul Mudgal submitted its final report to the apex court on the allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League's season 6 betting and spot-fixing scandal today.
Describing the life ban imposed on him by the BCCI as the biggest setback in his life, disgraced India pacer S Sreesanth on Saturday maintained he had not done any wrong and would prove his innocence in the spot-fixing scandal.
The top brass of the BCCI were huddled in a series of meetings during the day to discuss the raging IPL spot-fixing issue amid indications that the defiant N Srinivasan will hold on to his position as BCCI President.
An upset Sahara Group chief Subrato Roy today vented his anger on BCCI president N Srinivasan and demanded that Chennai Super Kings, which is embroiled in the spot-fixing scandal, should be "scrapped immediately" from the the T20 league.
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Friday suggested that BCCI should approach senior players such as Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bring about improvements in system so that youngsters could be stopped from going astray.
The BCCI on Friday said that it was doing its bit to curb the menace of corruption in the game but it has its own limitations and one should not question the credibility of the IPL due to the latest spot-fixing scandal.
Disgraced Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif is set to reveal startling facts about the spot-fixing scandal, which shamed Pakistani cricket in 2010 during the Lord’s Test, in a new book penned by renowned cricket writer, Kamran Abbasi.
After earning himself a career-threatening, five-year ban and a prison sentence for spot-fixing, disgraced Pakistani pacer Mohammad Aamer has at least one supporter who believes he can return to international cricket.
The ICC is set to launch its own investigation into Pakistan`s 2010 tour of England following indications of more tainted matches even as former cricketers called for a pro-active approach in dealing with corruption in the game.