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Cricket: BCCI proposes panel to probe IPL scandal

The Indian cricket board on Sunday decided to recommend to the Supreme Court a three-man panel to probe a spot-fixing scandal that hit the Indian Premier League, an official said. The Supreme Court had last week asked the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to provide details of how it planned to conduct a fresh probe into the scandal, or face investigation by a court-appointed tribunal. BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel declined to reveal the names in the proposed panel, saying they will be handed to the court at the next hearing on Tuesday.

Cricket: Judges propose Gavaskar takes over India board

India's Supreme Court recommended Thursday that batting legend Sunil Gavaskar takes over as interim president of the country's cricket board in place of the embattled incumbent N. Srinivasan. A panel of judges also said the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals -- the two teams at the centre of an ongoing probe into illegal betting and match-fixing -- should be barred from the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) beginning next month.

Cricket: India board chief on brink after court drubbing

India's beleaguered cricket chief N. Srinivasan faced growing calls to resign from within his own ranks Wednesday after the Supreme Court warned that they would otherwise order him to quit. The day after a panel of judges slammed Srinivasan's "nauseating" refusal to resign as cricket board president while allegations of illegal betting and spot-fixing are investigated, commentators said the man regarded as the most powerful in world cricket had suffered a "sledgehammer" blow.

Cricket: India board chief on brink after court drubbing

India's beleaguered cricket chief N. Srinivasan faced growing calls to resign from within his own ranks Wednesday after the Supreme Court warned that they would otherwise order him to quit. The day after a panel of judges slammed Srinivasan's "nauseating" refusal to resign as cricket board president while allegations of illegal betting and spot-fixing are investigated, commentators said the man regarded as the most powerful in world cricket had suffered a "sledgehammer" blow.

Cricket: Probe implicates BCCI chief's relative in IPL betting

The newly-elected boss of world cricket N. Srinivasan suffered a blow on Monday when an Indian Supreme Court panel probing a match-fixing scandal said his son-in-law was guilty of illegal betting on games. After an extensive probe, the three-member panel also said allegations of match-fixing against Gurunath Meiyappan during the Indian Premier League required further investigation, the Press Trust of India reported.

Cricket: Probe implicates BCCI chief's relative in IPL betting - report

A Supreme Court panel probing a match-fixing scandal in the Indian Premier League said Monday the son-in-law of Indian cricket chief N. Srinivasan was guilty of illegal betting on games, the Press Trust of India reported. The three-member panel, headed by retired judge Mukul Mudgal, said the allegations of fixing against Gurunath Meiyappan required further investigation, the news agency reported.

Cricket: New Zealand v West Indies scoreboard

Completed scoreboard in the fifth and final one-day international between New Zealand and the West Indies in Hamilton on Wednesday: West Indies K. Powell lbw N.McCullum 73 J. Charles run out (N.McCullum) 31 K. Edwards not out 123 L. Simmons c Williamson b Anderson 9 D. Bravo c N.McCullum b Williamson 106 A. Russell not out 6 Extras: (lb4, w11) 15

Cricket: BCCI vows to keep defiant Lalit Modi out

India's cricket chiefs on Saturday vowed to enforce a life-long ban on Lalit Modi after the disgraced Indian Premier League founder contested elections for a state association in absentia. Modi, who lives in self-exile in London with his passport revoked by the Indian government on corruption charges, had contested for the post of president of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) on December 19.

Cricket: Court clears Srinivasan's return as BCCI head

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated N. Srinivasan as the country's cricket chief, but ordered him to stay away from a fresh spot-fixing probe to be monitored by it. Srinivasan, 68, widely regarded as the most powerful man in world cricket, had been barred by the court from taking charge since his election as the BCCI chief for a third year on September 29. "Srinivasan can take over as BCCI president, but we have also formed a new probe panel to investigate the case," ruled A.K. Patnaik, one of the two judges who heard the case in the capital New Delhi.

Cricket: BCCI bans IPL founder Lalit Modi for life

Disgraced Indian Premier League founder Lalit Modi was Wednesday banned for life from holding any cricket post, three years after being thrown out of his own popular, but tainted, Twenty20 league. The general body of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which met in Chennai, accepted the verdict of its disciplinary panel that found Modi guilty of "serious" acts of indiscipline and misconduct.
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