Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicMatch fixing

Topic: Match fixing

ICC bans UAE players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar from all cricket for 8 years

The bans are backdated to 16 October 2019, when the players were provisionally suspended for attempting to corrupt matches of the 2019 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier in the UAE.

Match-fixing back to haunt cricket after ex-teammates accuse Pakistan’s Wasim Akram again

Former Pakistan players Aaqib Javed & Aamer Sohail and ex-PCB chairman Khalid Mehmood have alleged that Wasim Akram was involved in match-fixing in the 1990s.

The Birth of T20 fixing — Lou Vincent, American dollars and sex

In Cricket 2.0: Inside the T20 Revolution, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde write about how the first great fixing scandal to be exposed allegedly began in a hotel room.

How bookie Sanjeev Chawla, kingpin of 2000 cricket match-fixing scandal, fell into police net

Sanjeev Chawla extradited from the UK — four years after the procedure to bring him back to India for further probe in the match-fixing case began.

Bookies, punters, odds — the murky world of sports betting and the perks of legalising it

Illegal betting in India, especially in cricket, has spawned ills such as spot-fixing & match-fixing. In this world cup season, ThePrint revisits calls to legalise it.

Hansie Cronje’s ties with Indian bookies and a Mercedes that ‘Dawood Ibrahim’ gifted Azhar

In June 2000, Hansie Cronje released a shocker: Mohammad Azharuddin had introduced him to a bookie who offered him money to throw a 1996 Test match.

Supreme Court says BCCI ombudsman to reconsider quantum of punishment for Sreesanth

The top court on 15 March set aside the BCCI's order imposing a life ban on Sreesanth for his alleged involvement in 2013 IPL spot fixing scandal.

Bet and better

In a free market, betting is a perfectly honourable thing. In fact, betting enriches sport much the same way stock markets build economies.

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Ban on wheat export is tyranny. It stops farmers from getting a windfall from higher prices

Modi govt's ‘deal’ for the farmer is: ‘Heads I win, tails you lose’. Just when farmers might receive a decent price, the govt floods the market with imports or bans exports.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says Paris will work with New Delhi to get over some of the strategic “constraints” it is facing today. | Photo: Pooja Kher | ThePrint

We won’t lecture, but want to boost India’s strategic autonomy, says French ambassador

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India, said the Rafale fighter jet deal, and the Scorpene submarines programme have been outstanding achievements in the bilateral ties.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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