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

Pakistan news

PCB turns its back on Qayyum report with Wasim Akram appointment

In putting together a cricket committee that will be headed by Mohsin Khan and includes Wasim Akram as a member, PCB chairman Ehsan Mani appeared to cast doubt on the findings and recommendations of Justice Qayyum's report