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Umpires, referees for World T20 group stage announced


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Sunday announced details of the umpire and match referee appointments for the group stage of the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup beginning ... Read more...

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ICC honours umpire Aleem Dar on completing 150 ODIs


June 30th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) has honoured Pakistan's Aleem Dar for becoming only the seventh umpire to officiate in 150 One-day Internationals when he took the field ... Read more...

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Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

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Doctrove keen on helping younger generation


June 9th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), June 9 (IANS/CMC) Retired ICC Elite panel umpire Billy Doctrove has vowed not to turn his back on umpiring and says he would like to help the emerging generation ... Read more...

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Billy Doctrove announces retirement from umpires Elite Panel


June 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 7 (IANS) West Indies umpire Billy Doctrove Thursday announced his retirment from the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel.The ICC in a statement said Doctrove has announced his ... Read more...

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Jeff Crowe to complete half-century in Tests as Match Referee


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe will become the fifth International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee to complete a half-century of Tests.Crowe will achieve the milestone ... Read more...

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India is holding the world to ransom on DRS: Harper


December 30th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Test umpire Daryl Harper, who was forced into premature retirement earlier this year in the West Indies, said India's ludicrous refusal to use cricket's electronic ... Read more...

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Kohli reprimanded for ’showing dissent’ on his dismissal


December 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 6 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reprimanded India batsman Virat Kohli for "showing dissent at an umpire's decision" during the third One-day International against the West ... Read more...

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West Indian Joel Wilson on ICC umpires panel for ODIs


November 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Nov 1 (IANS/CMC) Joel Wilson can now umpire One-day Internationals around the world after the International Cricket Council approved his appointment to its international panel.The 44-year-old from Trinidad ... Read more...

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Hot Spot blinks, no DRS for India-England series


October 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) will not be used in the India-England One-day International series, beginning Oct 14 in Hyderabad.The Board of Control for Cricket ... Read more...

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Sachin, Gambhir nominated for ICC Awards


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, August 26 (IANS) Last year's winner Sachin Tendulkar has been short-listed for the Cricketer of the Year award while his team mate Gautam Gambhir is in the ODI ... Read more...

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Boon set for a new innings as match referee


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australian opener David Boon will make his debut as a match referee in the series between Zimbabwe and Pakistan next week.Boon, who played 107 Tests ... Read more...

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Dhoni shortlisted for ICC People’s Choice Award


July 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the five cricketers nominated for the second International Cricket Council (ICC) People's Choice Awards Thursday.The nominations are done ... Read more...

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Dhoni should have been pulled up for his remarks: Australian media


July 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) The Australian media has come down hard on the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not taking any action against Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, whose criticism ... Read more...

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Umpire Harper pulls out of India-West Indies Test


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 29 (IANS) Australian umpire Daryl Harper has withdrawn from the third Test between India and the West Indies in the wake of some "unfair criticism" of his decisons ... Read more...

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Umpires Dharamsena, Kettleborough promoted to Elite Panel


May 25th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumara Dharamsena and Englishman Richard Kettleborough were Wednesday inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Elite Panel of umpires with Indians again failing to ... Read more...

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Boon to replace Hurst as ICC Match Referee


May 24th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS) Former Australia batsman David Boon will replace retiring compatriot Alan Hurst on the elite panel of International Cricket Council (ICC) match referees.Hurst, who joined the panel ... Read more...

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Panel selects ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 team of the tournament


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 3 (ANI): Finalists India and Sri Lanka contribute a total of seven players to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 team of the tournament, which was announced today in ... Read more...

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UDRS has to be foolproof: World Cup umpires


March 31st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Some international cricket umpires feel that the technology has to be fool-proof if the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is to inspire confidence among the ... Read more...

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Mills, Vettori and du Plessis fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


March 26th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar. 26 (ANI): New Zealand players Kyle Mills and Daniel Vettori along with South Africa's Francois du Plessis have all be found to have breached the ICC Code of Conduct following ... Read more...

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No World Cup quarterfinals for Asoka de Silva


March 21st, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan umpire Asoka de Silva, whose decisions have come under the scanner in the World Cup, has been ignored for the knockout stages of ... Read more...

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Graeme Swann fined 10 percent match fee


March 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong (Bangladesh), March 12 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann was fined 10 percent of his match fee for using obscene gestures during the team's World Cup match against Bangladesh, which ... Read more...

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Swann fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


March 12th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Mar. 12 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the ICC's Code of Conduct during the ... Read more...

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Umpire Davis reaches 100 mark with India-Netherlands match


March 9th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Steve Davis today stands in his 100th One-Day International as he takes charge of the World Cup 2011 fixture between India and Netherlands in Delhi, joining an ... Read more...

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World Cup umpires think Murali’s a chucker, but won’t call him: Ex-umpire Hair


March 5th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar.5 (ANI): Former Test cricket umpire Darrell Hair has delivered a World Cup bombshell by revealing that several ICC match officials believe Sri Lankan off-spinner Muthiah Muralidaran is a chucker, but ... Read more...

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Bresnan reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


February 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.28 (ANI): England fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in the ICC Cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Tim Bresnan reprimanded, Strauss fined for slow over-rate against India


February 28th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Feb 28 (ANI): England's fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in Bengaluru on Sunday.Bresnan ... Read more...

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Three Kiwi officials line up for 2011 World Cup


February 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.7 (ANI): Three New Zealand officials will be on duty for the cricket World Cup which starts in the subcontinent on February 19.International Cricket Council (ICC) elite panel umpires Tony Hill ... Read more...

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Davies, Dharmasena to officiate in World Cup opener


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) Australian umpire Steve Davies and Sri Lanka's Kumar Dharmasena will officiate in the World Cup opener between India and Bangladesh while Amish Saheba and Shahvir Tarapore will be ... Read more...

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Two Pakistan umpires likely to officiate in IPL IV


January 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 29(ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) may have reservations against inviting Pakistani players for the latest edition of the Indian Premier League, but two Pakistan umpires ... Read more...

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India fined for slow over-rate in Cape Town Test


January 6th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 6 (IANS) Match referee Andy Pycroft Thursday penalised the Indian players 30 per cent of their match fees for slow over-rate in the ongoing third and decisive cricket Test ... Read more...

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Windies star Shillingford’s bowling action found to be illegal


December 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec. 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent test had found the bowling action of the West Indies' off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and, as such, ... Read more...

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Saheba, Tarapore to officiate in World Cup


December 12th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian umpires Amiesh Saheba and Shavir Tarapore were among the six named by the International Cricket Council (ICC), in addition to the 12 elite panel umpires, for next ... Read more...

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Woman referee Maria Rebello now in AFC Elite Panel


November 29th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Goa's Maria Rebello, who became the first Indian woman referee to officiate in the senior men's National Championships tournament in July, has now been inducted in the ... Read more...

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India a cultural superpower: Karan Singh


November 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India is "certainly" a cultural superpower, irrespective of whether or not it could transform into a global economic or political force, Karan Singh, a member of ... Read more...

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