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Tip off which triggered scandal came from Pakistan camp

The tip off which triggered the spot-fixing scandal came from within the Pakistan team camp, it can be revealed. Mazher Mahmood, the News of the World journalist who exposed the fixing racket, said that his anonymous source was a former … Continue reading

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Entire English summer contaminated by corruption

Secret deleted text messages uncovered by police reveal that every Test match Pakistan played in England last year was targeted by the spot-fixing racket. At least seven underworld bookies, who have not been identified by police and are still at … Continue reading

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Spot-fixing trial: Butt, Asif and Amir guilty

Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir today became the first cricketers to be criminally convicted for corruption after being found guilty of spot-fixing at a Lord’s Test match. Pakistan’s former captain and fast bowlers face jail sentences when they … Continue reading

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ICC will consider investigating Kamran Akmal and Wahab Riaz

The ICC will consider new corruption investigations into Kamran Akmal and Wahab Riaz in light of the spot fixing trial in London. Alan Peacock, an ACSU senior investigator, is liaising with Scotland Yard officers to gather all the files from … Continue reading

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Kent seek an alternative future for Beckenham ground

Kent County Cricket Club has unveiled new plans for the future development of its County Ground at Beckenham. If those plans do not win planning approval from the local authority, however, then Kent cricket’s presence in its highly-populated metropolitan area … Continue reading

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Riaz hits it off with Kent and compatriot Mahmood

Wahab Riaz, Kent’s new Pakistani signing, has made himself an instant favourite with the county by hitting vital runs in a victory against Glamorgan and then taking the first hat-trick of his career in another Friends Life t20 win over … Continue reading

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Denly happy to lay ghost of odd Nevill record

Kent opening batsman Joe Denly is delighted to have exorcised a peculiar Tunbridge Wells bogey once and for all with a season’s best 143 that also helped lay the foundations for last week’s County Championship five-wicket win over Leicestershire – … Continue reading

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