Corruption in cricket

Cricket's biggest match-fixing scandal was unearthed in 2000, when Hansie Cronje admitted he had accepted money to throw matches. Soon players from other countries were implicated, among them Mohammad Azharuddin and Saleem Malik. Since then, allegations of fixing - including the new phenomenon of spot-fixing - have cropped up sporadically, and it has been acknowledged that bookmakers and the underworld have been active in trying to influence cricket results and specific moments in play. In 2010, scandal reared its head again when three leading Pakistan players were questioned by Scotland Yard and suspended by the ICC over spot-fixing charges.

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

Glimmer of hope for banned Rajasthan Royals cricketers

The Delhi court's decision to drop the charges against Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan has not only indicated that the case against the cricketers was weak but also that spot- and match-fixing cannot be punished under the Indian penal code

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

No relief for banned Rajasthan Royals players

The doors of Indian cricket remain shut on Sreesanth, Ankit Chavan and Ajit Chandila, after BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said the penalties imposed would not be lifted

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

Royals trio can't play because of BCCI's jurisdiction

The inference that the three players - Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila - acquitted by a Delhi trial court can now return to professional cricket appears to hold invalid because of the separate lines of inquiry and jurisdiction adopted by the co

Corruption in the IPL

'Charging cricketers under MCOCA seems far-fetched' - Parthasarathy

Gaurav Kalra and criminal lawyer Suhrith Parthasarathy discuss the Delhi trial court's decision to drop charges filed under MCOCA against Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and Ajit Chandila in relation to the IPL 2013 corruption case

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

Lodha committee seeks five months to complete report

The RM Lodha committee has sought an additional five months to complete the second part of the task assigned to it by the Supreme Court that deals with recommending changes to the BCCI's constitution and manner of functioning

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

BCCI forms working group to study Lodha verdict

The BCCI has formed a working group to study the Lodha panel's verdict relating to the IPL 2013 corruption scandal and instructed it to present its findings in six weeks

Sreesanth ahead of his departure for court

Corruption in the IPL

IPL verdict 'disappointing for players' - Dravid

Rahul Dravid, Rajasthan Royals' team mentor, has said he respects the Justice Lodha Panel's decision to suspend Royals and Chennai Super Kings' owners for two years, but felt the court's decision was a massive blow to the prospects of the younger players