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.

IPL fixing: SC to discuss Mudgal's interim report today
IPL fixing: SC to discuss Mudgal's interim report today

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will discuss the interim report on Indian Premier League (IPL) fixing case submitted by Mukul Mudgal committee.

IPL to kick off in UAE under shadow of graft

The seventh edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) gets underway here Wednesday night with allegations of corruption and spot-fixing looming over it.

BCCI not sending Satheesh`s replacement

The BCCI has decided not to send any replacements for M A Satheesh who has been recalled from his duties as Team India?s logistics manager from the ongoing ICC World T20 being held here.

Would have been a huge shame had Royals not played IPL: Watson

Rajasthan Royals has had a controversial tenure in their six seasons in the Indian Premier League but their new captain Shane Watson feels it would have been a "shame" if the champions of the inaugural year were barred from playing in the seventh edition of the cash-rich tournament.

90 per cent poll respondents want Srinivasan to quit

An overwhelming number of people who have responded to an online poll in a popular cricket website want embattled BCCI president N Srinivasan to resign from his post after the Supreme Court asked him to quit on Tuesday.

Srinivasan must step down as BCCI chief for fair IPL probe: SC

In a significant observation, the Supreme Court Tuesday said that for a fair investigation into the allegations of betting in the IPL, BCCI president N. Srinivasan has to step down.

CBI to set up a specialised unit to probe sports fraud

CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday proposed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would soon set up a new specialised unit to investigate sports` related crime.

Law to curb corruption in sports needed: Sibal

India needs a law to curb corruption in sports like South Africa, Portugal, Italy and Sri Lanka, law minister Kapil Sibal said Monday.

N Srinivasan keen to chair BCCI meet?

Just under a month after BCCI’s previous meting in Delhi had to be adjourned on a technicality, the Cricket Board`s working committee is to meet in Kolkata on Sunday. According to a report, N Srinivasan is keen to chair the meeting.

Mohammad Asif agrees to give details of spot-fixing

Banned Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif has agreed to reveal details of spot-fixing to the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Kundra`s presence in CLT20 to be decided after Aug 2: Official

A decision on whether Rajasthan Royals co-owner Raj Kundra will be present at the venue during the Champions League Twenty20 will be taken after the IPL Governing Council formally clears the NRI businessman in the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal.

BCCI to discuss SA tour, betting, spot-fixing

Amid reports that the two-member internal probe panel of the Indian cricket board has cleared its chief N. Srinivasan`s son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan of betting charges, the BCCI mandarins met to discuss a host of issues, with the schedule for the upcoming tour to South Africa likely to come under the scanner.

IPL betting: One more bookie arrested, total goes up to 18

A bookie, who had been in touch with his associates in Pakistan and Dubai while accepting bets during the recent IPL season, was arrested on Monday after being picked up from Rajasthan, police said.

Bookie Shobhan Mehta sent in police custody

A big-time bookie Shobhan Mehta, arrested in connection with the IPL betting scandal, was on Saturday remanded in city police custody as investigators want to probe his alleged role in spot-fixing and links in Pakistan.

Pakistan board upholds Kaneria`s life ban

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday upheld leg-spinner Danish Kaneria`s life ban for spot fixing during the 2009 English County season, effectively putting an end to his cricketing career.

PCB looking to hire `white` lawyer for reducing Amir`s ban

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has intended to hire an UK-based lawyer to have a possible 20 percent reduction in the five-year spot-fixing ban on fast bowler Mohammad Amir.

`Apologetic` Butt admits to spot-fixing in 2010 Lord`s Test

Banned Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has reportedly admitted to cheating on his country`s tour of England in 2010 and has issued a public apology for his actions.

Banned Pak quick Asif`s spot-fixing appeal rejected

Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif`s appeal against his spot-fixing conviction has reportedly been rejected.

Our son is innocent, say Sreesanth`s parents

The parents of arrested IPL cricketer S. Sreesanth said here Wednesday that their son is innocent and has no links with the spot fixing scandal.