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Proud moment for Captain Kohli as he bags 5 ICC awards

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli was on Tuesday named captain of both the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test and ODI Teams of the Year following his remarkable show in 2018 both as batsman and skipper. According to an ICC statement, pacer Jasprit Bumrah is the other Indian to make it to both the sides while […]

ICC welcomes USA Cricket as its latest member

Dubai: Following the expulsion of USACA a couple of years ago, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday welcomed USA Cricket as its newest member. According to an ICC statement, USA Cricket’s application to become the 93rd Associate Member in accordance with the ICC Constitution was approved by ICC Members following the Membership Committee’s recommendation […]

ICC confirms direct qualifiers for T20 World Cup

Dubai: The International Cricket Council on Tuesday confirmed the sides that have qualified directly for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 to be held in Australia, based on the Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings as on December 31. As per the qualification criteria set for the tournament, Australia and the other nine top ranked sides […]

ICC dismisses Pakistan Cricket Board's case against BCCI

Dubai: In a setback to the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) demands for monetary compensation from the BCCI for deciding against playing bilateral cricket, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the PCB’s case. The panel was chaired by Michael Beloff QC, an English barrister and a member of Blackstone Chambers, and included […]

Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday. Kohli’s deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static at the second spot in the batmen’s list. Kohli has 899 points while Rohit has 871. In […]

England pips India to become top ODI side

Dubai: England leapfrogged India to gain the No.1 spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings after the annual update which saw the men-in-blue losing a point to be positioned at second in the latest rankings released here on Wednesday. England, who last topped the ODI rankings in January 2013 have gained […]

ICC gives go ahead to Global T20

New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted official sanction to Global T20 Canada, the first franchise-based Twenty20 league to be held in the north American country, it was announced here on Thursday. Conceptualised, designed, developed and managed by the Mercuri Group with Cricket Canada — the official governing body for the game in […]

Indra Nooyi becomes ICC's first independent female director

Dubai: Pepsico chairman Indra Nooyi was on Friday named the first independent female director of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Nooyi will join the world cricket body’s Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC independent chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment on Friday. The Independent Director will be appointed […]

Corey Anderson named event ambassador for ICC U-19 World Cup 2018

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson as the event ambassador for the 16-team Under-19 World Cup which is due to be held in 2018. The 12th edition of the tournament and the third in New Zealand, which will run from January 13 to February 3 across four […]

Rohit, Axar climb in ICC ODI player rankings

Dubai: India opener Rohit Sharma took fifth spot while spinner Axar Patel clinched his career-best seventh rank on Monday as the two climbed in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) player rankings, after the recently concluded series victory against Australia. Sharma, who was awarded the man of the match in the fifth and […]

Ganguly hails new ICC rule of sending cricketer off field

Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday batted for the new International Cricket Council (ICC) rule through which players can be ordered off the field if they commit major offences. The ICC had on Tuesday announced that player can now be sent off the field for the rest of the match if a Level […]

Now cricket players will be sent off for misconduct

Dubai: Under new rules effective from Thursday, cricket players can be — like in football — ordered off the field if they commit major offences, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday. Threatening to assault an umpire, making inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with an umpire, physically assaulting a player or any other person and […]

ICC launches probe into Sri Lanka cricket

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has launched an anti-corruption investigation in Sri Lanka but did not specify if any particular series involving the country is under the scanner. The ICC’s Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officers had recently visited the country as part of the probe, the world body said in a statement. “The ICC Anti-Corruption […]

Manohar to continue as ICC Chairman till June 2018

Dubai: International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar on Wednesday agreed to continue till his tenure ends in June next year, the game’s global governing body confirmed here. Manohar, who had resigned in March citing personal reasons, initially agreed to defer his resignation till the annual conference this June this year when the new ICC […]

India slip to No 4 in ICC T20 rankings

Dubai: Inaugural T20 World Champions India dropped six points to slip to the fourth spot in the ICC T20 International rankings in the annual update released here on Tuesday. The Virat Kohli-led side is now on 118 points, three points behind ICC World Twenty20 2009 winner Pakistan, which has joined second-placed England on 121 points […]

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India rise to No.3 in ICC ODI rankings post-annual update

Dubai: India have risen to the No.3 spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings with South Africa and Australia taking the top two spots in the latest annual update on Monday. India have gained five points to swap positions with 2015 World Cup finalists New Zealand, who have dropped to fourth […]

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Manohar to remain ICC Chairman

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced that Chairman Shashank Manohar has agreed to defer his recent resignation following an ICC Board resolution to request him to remain in the post “until the ongoing process relating to governance and financial restructuring are completed”. ICC said in a release that Manohar, who quit on March […]

Odia girl Sunita Garabadu to anchor ICC T20 World Cup matches in Nagpur

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has selected well-known model and Odia actress Sunita Garabadu to anchor T20 World Cup matches to be placed at Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) stadium at Nagpur. Sunita has successfully anchored four World Cup T20 qualifying matches at VCA stadium so far