Tag Archives: match fixing scandal

Azharuddin Returns to Hyderabad, Stakes Claim to Cricket Club

Erstwhile Indian cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday sought to return home filing his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association, which fell vacant after incumbent Arshad Ayub had to quit following the Supreme Court verdict on Lodha Committee reforms. Azhar, who was banned for life by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in the ...

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Rajeev Shukla Back at Helm as IPL Chairman, 2 Years Later

Mumbai, April 6: Congress Member of Parliament Rajeev Shukla was appointed the new chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council on Monday, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) release said. Shukla resigned from the post of IPL chairman in June, 2013, following a scandal over corruption and spot-fixing in the tournament. Shukla, a former senior vice-president ...

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IPL 2014: Why UAE for IPL matches, questions sports ministry

The sports ministry on Friday questioned the reason behind choosing UAE venues such as Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi to conduct the first leg of IPL 2014 matchs.  It has asked the BCCI about the steps being taken to check match-fixing and betting. The ministry in a letter to Ratnakar Shetty, chief administrator of the Board of Control for Cricket ...

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