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ICC To Induct 10 Former Cricketers Into Hall Of Fame
ICC To Induct 10 Former Cricketers Into Hall Of Fame

"Ten legends of the game who have made a significant contribution to the history of Test cricket will be inducted to join 93 players who are already in the illustrious list of ICC Hall of Famers making the total now to 103," the ICC said in a statement on Thursday.

India Face 3-Point Penalty In Race To WTC Final If Pitch Rated 'Poor'
India Face 3-Point Penalty In Race To WTC Final If Pitch Rated 'Poor'

Chennai: With the MA Chidambaram Stadium pitch for the second Test helping spin bowlers from the first session of the first Test, there have been calls to dock India points in the World Test Championship (WTC) table for producing a below-par surface even as Virat Kohli’s boys are fighting to qualify for the WTC final. […]

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World Test Championship 2021: ICC Updates On Holding Much-Awaited Series

New Delhi: The World Test Championship schedule has been thrown haywire by the COVID-19 pandemic and its much-awaited final next year will depend on the number of rescheduled bilateral series after the disruption, ICC GM (Cricket Operations) Geoff Allardice said on Monday. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the Futures Tours and Programme (FTP) into disarray […]

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Mark Taylor On Penalty For Saliva Usage: ICC Has To Try & Be Lenient

Sydney: Former Australia captain Mark Taylor feels there has to be a fair bit of leniency shown to players on the issue of saliva ban, which has been put forward by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. The ICC recently introduced the system of issuing two warnings per innings to […]

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ICC To Keep Assessing Situation Before Deciding On Fate Of 2020 T20 WC

Dubai: The ICC in its board meeting on Wednesday decided to ‘wait and watch before deciding on the fate of the 2020 edition of the T20 World Cup as it will keep assessing the situation before taking a call on the showpiece event that is scheduled to be held in Australia later this year. The […]

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ICC Bans Saliva On Cricket Ball, Issues Interim Changes To Playing Regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations, which include the ban on the use of saliva to shine the ball and allowing home umpires in international series. The ICC Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) ratified recommendations from the Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee, aimed at mitigating the risks posed by the […]

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ICC Provides Framework For Safe Resumption Of Cricket

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has published guidelines for the safe resumption of cricket to assist its members in restarting cricket activity in their countries as government restrictions owing to COVID-19 start to relax. As we all look forward to the return of cricket, the ICC has formed guidelines on how to keep safe […]

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2021 Women's WC to have reserve day for all knockouts

Dubai: The 2021 Women’s World Cup, set to be played in New Zealand, will have a reserve day for all three knockout games, each for the semi-finals and the final. The International Cricket Council (ICC) had faced a lot of criticism last week after one of the semi-finals of the Women’s T20 World Cup between […]

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Women's T20 WC Breaks All Audience Records

Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday released TV and digital viewing figures for the Women’s T20 World Cup group stage, setting new TV and digital records and becoming the most watched women’s cricket event ever. Across ICC’s digital and social platforms, fans have engaged in greater numbers than ever before with an unprecedented […]

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T20 World Cup 2021 Qualification Process Confirmed

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed the qualification process for the additional ICC Men’s T20 World Cup that will take place in 2021 in India. The 16-team T20 World Cup 2021, which replaces a previously scheduled eight-team ICC Champions Trophy, will see 11 regional qualification events take place across the five ICC […]

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Sachin Tendulkar Says A Big 'NO' To 4-Dayers

New Delhi: The iconic Sachin Tendulkar has vehemently opposed the International Cricket Council’s proposed “four-day Test”, urging the governing body to refrain from “tinkering” with a format in which the spinners come into play on the final day. The ICC wants to change the 143-year old five-day format to four days with more emphasis on […]

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Shakib Al Hasan Banned For Two Years From All Cricketing Activities

Dubai: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been suspended from all cricket for two years after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council said in a statement on Tuesday. Under the provisions of the code, Shakib chose to admit the charges and agreed the sanction with the ICC […]

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ICC has no relevance without BCCI: Anurag Thakur

Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh): Former BCCI president Anurag Thakur on Sunday lashed out at the International Cricket Council, saying it “has no relevance” without the world’s richest board, which used to give the ICC seventy-five percent of grants to run its affairs. Thakur, a union minister of state for finance and corporate affairs, was in the […]

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Jimmy Neesham Mocks Belated ICC Boundary Rule Change

New Delhi: New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has poked fun at the International Cricket Council (ICC) after they scrapped the controversial boundary rule which saw the Black Caps lose the 2019 World Cup title to England. “Next on the agenda: Better binoculars for the ice spotters on the Titanic,” Neesham wrote on Twitter on Tuesday […]

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Test Cricket Needs To Appeal To Millennials: Gambhir

New Delhi: Former India opener Gautam Gambhir believes in the present era of T20 and ODIs, Test cricket should become more appealing to the new generation and must address some core issues. In order to add more excitement to the longest format of the game, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has already come out with […]

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ICC to keep Jayasuriya away from players, officials

Leeds: Banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two years, former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Saturday to watch the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka. He was seen in the stands, watching the game along with another former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva. […]

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ICC tweet draws Pakistan fans' ire

London: A tweet by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with regard to Pakistan’s chances of making the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday has caused a bit of a stir on social media. Pakistan scored 315/9 in their allocated 50 overs against Bangladesh in their final World Cup group stage match on Friday. They […]

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ICC, ECB welcome move to nominate women's cricket for CWG

London: The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday welcomed the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022. The decision, which needs to be ratified by the CGF members, follows a comprehensive bidding process, where […]

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ICC approves Rishabh Pant as replacement for Dhawan

Southampton: The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Wednesay that the Event Technical Committee of the World Cup has approved Rishabh Pant as a replacement player for Shikhar Dhawan in Indias squad for the remainder of the tournament. Opener Dhawan, who suffered a thumb injury during the league match against Australia, has been ruled out […]

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Sri Lanka complain to ICC about 'unfair' pitches in World Cup

Sri Lanka manager Ashantha de Mel on Friday complained to the International Cricket Council (ICC) about the “unfair” pitches provided for the island nation’s matches in the ongoing World Cup so far. He also highlighted the poor condition of training facilities and accommodation. “What we have found out is that for the four matches we […]

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Will not beg India to play cricket with us: PCB chief

Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ehsan Mani has insisted that his team will “not beg” India to play cricket with them, although he stressed on resuming bilateral cricket ties with New Delhi. “We will not beg India or any other country to play cricket with us; we want resumption of bilateral cricket ties with India […]

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ICC posts illustration of Kohli on throne, fans unhappy

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has raised eyebrows by posting an illustration of India skipper Virat Kohli sitting on a throne with a crown on his head and a bat in hand on Twitter. The picture has seen some cricket fans fuming as they feel that such a post of one captain when […]

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Rahul, Dhoni hit tons but concerns remain at top for India

Cardiff: A new day, but it was the same old story for the Indian top-order as the overcast conditions got the better of the much-famed batting line-up in their warm-up game against Bangladesh in Cardiff. While New Zealand had gone for the kill after sniffing blood, the Bangladesh bowlers couldn’t manage the same as the […]

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ICC releases official 2019 World Cup song

London: The International Cricket Council on Friday released the official song for the World Cup – named ‘Stand By’ – by LORYN and Rudimental across all streaming platforms. ‘Stand By’ – a collaboration between new artist LORYN and one of the UK’s most successful and influential acts, Rudimental – will be played in ground and […]

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ICC assures BCCI of security during World Cup

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday assured BCCI that all security concerns at the upcoming ODI World Cup, in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, will be addressed adequately. According to sources in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), at the ICC meeting here, Board’s CEO Rahul Johri had raised concerns […]