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Test fix costs £1m’, says agent in Pakistan trial

A SPORTS agent told an undercover reporter he could fix the results of cricket games using a stable of six Pakistani players, with a...

Harbhajan leads Mumbai to Champions League title

THE MUMBAI Indians spinners, led by captain Harbhajan Singh, restricted the big-hitting Royal Challengers Bangalore batsmen to win a low-scoring Champions League Twenty20 final...

GC to decide Pak players’ IPL participation: Shukla

A DECISION on the Pakistani cricketers` participation in the next Indian Premier League would be taken at the event`s Governing Council meeting on October...

Pakistan players ‘betrayed cricket’ with bribes, says court

THREE Pakistan cricketers, driven by greed, betrayed their team mates and the sport of cricket itself by taking bribes to fix incidents during a...

Cook dismisses ball tampering claims

ENGLAND one-day skipper Alastair Cook yesterday dismissed Pakistani paceman Umar Gul’s accusation that bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson were involved in ball-tampering. Gul...

Sri Lanka scraps sports medical unit over doping

SRI LANKA has sacked its entire sports medical unit over allegations that staff were linked to banned steroids used by cricketers and national athletes,...

Kapil blasts Tendulkar’s 100th ton hype

FORMER India great Kapil Dev has slammed the media’s obsession with Sachin Tendulkar achieving 100 international centuries, saying the focus should be on the...

Harbhajan Singh axed for first two one-dayers

INDIA axed spinner Harbhajan Singh yesterday and drafted in the uncapped Sreenath Aravind and Rahul Sharma for the first two one-day internationals against England...

Tiger Pataudi: A royal born to rule

FORMER India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who died yesterday of a lung infection aged 70, will be remembered most for making his team...

India great ‘Tiger’ Pataudi dies, aged 70

MANSUR Ali Khan Pataudi, one of India’s most charismatic cricketers and a prolific batsman despite losing an eye, died yesterday, aged 70 following a...