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ICC launches probe after fixing allegations


The International Cricket Council launched an "urgent investigation" Monday following allegations by an Indian television station that several umpires were willing to fix matches for money.

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Umpire Darell Hair not surprised by fixing allegations

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Former umpire Darrell Hair is not at all surprised by the allegations of fixing against match officials, and said such rumours started doing rounds since the birth of the cash-rich Indian Premier Leag

Fixing row: Umpires deny allegations


Umpires at the centre of a bribery scandal denied Tuesday they were willing to fix matches for cash as cricket authorities announced an urgent probe into the allegations aired in a television sting.

Pitch used for 1st semifinal was not ideal for T20: ICC CEO

ICC CEO Dave Richardson on Saturday admitted that the strip used for the first semi-final between Sri Lanka and Pakistan was not 'ideal' for T20 cricket but mentioned that pitch preparation is a diffi

Kohli wins ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year Award


India's Virat Kohli was on Saturday named the ODI Cricketer of the Year at the ICC annual awards function here.

Kohli won the award for his consistent performance over the last 12 months during which

Dhoni named captain of ICC ODI team, Kohli, Gambhir in XI


India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named captain of ICC's 'ODI Team of the Year' which also includes Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir.

This is for the fifth consecutive year in a row that Dhon

Haider threatens to name Pak players involved in spot-fixing


Pakistan's discarded wicketkeeper, Zulqarnain Haider has once again threatened to make some revelations about the alleged involvement of a few Pakistani players in spot-fixing.

In a message posted on

Kohli, Tendulkar in running for top ICC awards

In-form India batsman Virat Kohli, the leading run-scorer in ODIs this year along with Sachin Tendulkar has been nominated for the top ICC Awards 2012.

While Kohli has been nominated for the Crickete

Tendulkar, Zaheer placed at 12th spot in ICC Test


Veteran batsman Sachin Tendulkar and pace spearhead Zaheer Khan are both occupying 12th spot to be the highest-placed Indian cricketers in the latest ICC Test batsmen and bowlers rankings list, respectively, issued on Tuesday.

Kohli rises to second position in ODI rankings


Virat Kohli achieved his career-best ranking as he gained one position to be at second spot in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsmen, which was released today.

Kohli, who entered the India-S

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