Retired cricketer Lou Vincent claimed Cairns agreed to pay him $50,000 per game to underperform, which he admitted doing in four matches in 2008
Vincent told a court that Cairns convinced him to take part in mathc-fixing during their time with the Chandigarh Lions in India
Industrious, witty, insightful, this biography ought to be the standard work on W.G. for years to come
Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne will captain one-day sides in a match at the home of the New York Mets baseball team to mark the start of a three-city, all-star exhibition tour of America
This two-day warm-up game already felt like a farce but the latest news has deepened the sense of malaise, with an injury to Stuart Broad compounding England's problems
England 163-7 (44.4 overs) beat West Indies 159 (44.2 overs) by three wickets
The tourists fell to an eight-wicket defeat in the second match in the two match series
Australia won by seven wickets
First Twenty20 International: England 151-1 (17.5 overs) beat Australia 150-3 (20 overs) by nine wickets
After spending the last 12 weeks being battered and bruised at the hands of Australia, Stuart Broad could be forgiven for wishing he was already back at home.
England have lost the Ashes Test series 5-0 and the ODI series 4-1 in one of their worst tour's in recent history
The spin bowler quit midway through the disastrous tour of Australia
Bopara opted for caution as he batted towards England's target with the tail only to be stumped by the television umpire for lifting his foot in the crease as the bail was removed
Charlotte Edwards, the England captain, believes there is no need to panic despite a second successive defeat to Australia following a pulsating finale in Hobart.
Australia win by five runs to secure 4-1 one-day series victory
Among the myriad topics for debate before next summer is the wicketkeeping question. It is like welcoming back an old friend. Jos Buttler, potential batting genius and athletic wicketkeeper with the sharpest reflexes, has staked an early claim to a berth in the Test team which may prove irresistible.