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The apex court had on July 18 last year in its verdict accepted most of the recommendations of the Justice R M Lodha committee to reform the BCCI following charges of large-scale maladministration.
Pakistan batsman Khalid Latif, who has been banned for five-years by an Anti- Corruption Tribunal of the PCB on allegations of fixing.
In a press conference held earlier, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan clarified that Rubel was victim of mistaken identity.
Two days before an ODI between India and Australia here, the website of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) appeared to have been hacked.
New Delhi, Sep 22 - An online betting racket was busted in Delhi and seven bookies arrested from north Delhi during the India-Australia cricket match a day earlier in Kolkata, police said on Friday. Sumit Malhotra, 30, Ashprit Singh, 25, Anubhav Anand, 22, Sumit Singh Sachdeva, 22, Satnam Singh, 38, Sachin Sehgal, 36, and Gagandeep, 31 -- all residents of Delhi -- were arrested from a flat in the Model Town area on Thursday night as the One Day International between India and Australia was on at the Eden Gardens, Deputy Commissioner of Police Milind Mahadeo Dumbere said. The accused were accepting bets online as well as through mobile phones. The bookies had downloaded a "betting assistance software" which shows rates, timings and preference of persons, the officer said. Police seized 12 mobile phones, three laptops and a notebook containing bets accepted during the match, among other things. The accused had accepted bets totalling Rs 1.95 lakh and won about Rs 27,570 in bet money, police said. The racket was on in the area for four weeks. IANS
Brighton and Hove Albion must recover quickly from disappointing results if they are going to be successful in the Premier League this season, manager Chris Hughton said on Thursday. Having lost just nine league games all campaign in the Championship last season, promoted Brighton have seemingly found it difficult to adapt to the ruthless top flight and have recorded one victory in the opening five matches. Following consecutive defeats at Bournemouth in the league and the League Cup in the space of four days, Hughton expects a response from his squad when they host Newcastle United on Sunday.
Ashton Agar and Australia were saved four runs due to an interesting incident.
Miranshah, Pakistan, Sept 21, 2017 (AFP) - Thousands of cricket fans cheered on their favourite stars and waved signs proclaiming: "We want peace" at an international exhibition T20 match Thursday in the former Taliban stronghold of Miranshah, as authorities proudly showcased the area as free of militants.
Haseeb Hameed, a contender for England's Ashes tour to Australia, suffered a fractured finger batting for Lancashire against Middlesex at Lord's on Thursday.
By Alan Baldwin GROVE, England (Reuters) - Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday. China is currently pencilled in as the second round of the season, subject to confirmation of a new contract, on April 8 with the race at Bahrain's Sakhir circuit on the following weekend.
Scotland's Catriona Matthew was appointed European team captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on Thursday in what she said was a dream come true after making nine appearances as a player. "Since my first appearance in 1998, I have always loved playing in the Solheim Cup," the 48-year-old three-times winner said in a statement. "Scotland will provide the perfect stage for the 2019 Solheim Cup and Gleneagles will be a terrific venue...there is nothing better than winning in your home country." The biennial tournament is contested by teams representing Europe and the United States.
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 22 (ANI): Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav on Thursday scripted history as he became the third Indian cricketer to take a hat-trick in ODIs. Kuldeep achieved the feat in the 33rd over of the Australian innings during the second match of the ongoing series which India went on to win by 50 runs. The chinaman bowler stunned Aussie batsmen with his guile as he dismissed Matthew Wade, Ashton Agar and Pat Cummins on successive deliveries to join the likes of Chetan Sharma (1987) and Kapil Dev (1991) in a select club of Indians who have picked up a hat-trick in ODIs.
(Reuters) - Kyle Stanley marked his first appearance at East Lake by upstaging the big names to take the first-round lead with a six-under-par 64 at the Tour Championship in Georgia on Thursday. Stanley, 22nd in the FedExCup standings, shrugged off a lack of course knowledge to compile seven birdies and one bogey in perfect conditions in Atlanta. FedExCup points leader Jordan Spieth recovered from a poor start to card a three-under 67 in the final event of the PGA Tour season.
Mike Gatting got Richie Benaud to indulge in an uncharacteristic pun. Jack Simmons had a dish named after him — for an excellent show on the plate.
Australia captain Steve Smith has accused his batsmen of "panicking" under pressure and demanded they show more starch after another collapse against India saw the side thrashed by 50 runs in the second one-day international in Kolkata. India set Australia 252 to chase at Eden Gardens and defended it with ease on Thursday as the tourists lost openers David Warner and Hilton Cartwright for one run apiece and crumbled with a hat-trick to left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav. Clearly fed up, Smith, who scored 59, said his batsmen were making "silly errors" and had to change their approach "It's happening a bit too often for my liking, to be honest with you, in all forms of cricket," Smith told reporters.
Sharjeel was banned from participating in all forms of cricket after being found guilty of spot-fixing in PSL season 2.
Kapil Dev-led India created history beating the then World Cup champions West Indies in the final at Lord’s defending merely 181 runs.