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India’s Manohar to remain ICC chairman till 2018

NEW DELHI: India's Shashank Manohar will stay on as chairman of the International Cricket Council until the end of his elected term in June 2018, the game's world governing body said on Wednesday. Manohar, who resigned from his post citing "personal reasons" in March, was coaxed to stay on until the board met in April to vote on a series of major reforms. As chairman he spearheaded a broad restructuring of the body aimed at curbing the dominance of cricket's wealthiest nations -- India, Australia and England -- since…

Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

LONDON: A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said. "Officers from the National Crime Agency arrested a British man in his thirties this morning in the Sheffield area as part of its investigation into the spot-fixing of cricket matches," the NCA said in a statement on their website. "He was bailed pending further inquiries." The NCA arrested two other men earlier this month as part of the…

BCCI asks ICC not to hold match between Pakistan, India

NEW DELHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) not to place India in the same group with Pakistan in any tournament. The decision has been taken in the backdrop of deteriorating relations between both the countries after Indian forces started massacring innocent and unarmed citizens of held Kashmir which was followed by Uri base attack and cross-border firing. The Indian government has vowed to isolate Pakistan in the world post tense bilateral ties.…