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ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP


June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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IPL’s hectic schedule taxing for players


April 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) As the Indian Premier League (IPL) gets bigger every year, players are finding it tough to cope with the hectic schedule of the cash-rich Twenty20 ... Read more...

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No possibility of Pakistan’s tour to India next year


December 16th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) There is no chance of an India-Pakistan bilateral series next year in March on Indian soil, as indicated by the Future Tours Programme, since the Asian ... Read more...

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Ashraf confident Pakistan will host visitors in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) newly-appointed chairman Zaka Ashraf is confident of hosting international cricket teams in the strife-torn country and hoped neighbours India to tour soon ... Read more...

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ICC to discuss accreditation system for international grounds


September 10th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 10 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive committee will meet in London Monday to discus an enhanced Venue Accreditation System for international grounds.The initiative responds to ... Read more...

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India to host Pakistan for a cricket series in 2012


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three Tests and five One-Day Internationals in March-April 2012 for the first time since 2007, according to the Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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Gambhir will be dropped if he is unfit, says BCCI


May 26th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday said Gautam Gambhir will be dropped from the tour to the West Indies if he is found unfit."We are ... Read more...

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Gambhir likely to miss Windies tour with sore shoulder


May 26th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir has been advised rest for six weeks to nurse his "sore shoulder" and is likely to miss the West Indies tour starting June ... Read more...

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All seniors will be available for selection: BCCI


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Refuting media reports that cricketers are looking for rest after the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board said Monday that all senior players ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain to be considered for selection in Pak team if PCB clears him: Mohsin


April 28th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Selector, Mohsin Khan, has said that runaway former wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar would be considered for national selection if the board cleared him to ... Read more...

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Deccan Chargers all geared up to lock horns with Kochi Tuskers in IPL


April 27th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 27 (ANI): Deccan Chargers is all geared up to give a tough match to Kochi Tuskers in the ensuing match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be played ... Read more...

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Indian, Sri Lankan cricket boards hopeful of finding a solution


April 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian and Sri Lankan cricket boards are in discussions to break the impasse over the Sri Lankan players' continued participation in the Indian ... Read more...

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Ireland may play 15 ODIs against full-members over five years


April 12th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) With their 2015 World Cup hopes shattered, fast improving Ireland can now look forward to play 15 One-day Internationals against the full-member nations in the next ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s Pakistan tour awaiting clearances


March 28th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan might have to wait further for the revival of international cricket back home as their series against Sri Lanka later this year is still awaiting ... Read more...

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WC 2011: ICC, Cricket Australia won’t deviate from security plans


March 11th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 11 (ANI): Cricket Australia and the International Cricket Council have both said that they will not deviate from their existing security arrangements because of speculation that terrorists are aiming to ... Read more...

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Pakistan, England to play ‘disabled’ cricket series next year


January 28th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 28(ANI): Pakistan and England will play a historic 'disabled' cricket series next year, with its organisers expressing hope that the event will help the physically impaired lead independent lives."It ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa chief calls for ‘icon status’ for India-South Africa series


January 7th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan 7(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chief Executive Gerald Majola has said that future Test series between India and South Africa should be granted icon status and consist of ... Read more...

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Pak to play more ‘home’ series at neutral venues ‘until security situation is clear’: Subhan


December 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced it would be playing more 'home' series at neutral venues, as most nations refuse to play in Pakistan due to security ... Read more...

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PCB, BCCI at loggerheads over ICC’s new Future Tours Programme


December 12th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) are reportedly at loggerheads over the International Cricket Council's new Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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ICC’s new ODI league to commence after World Cup (Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has initiated the process for a structured Future Tours Programme (FTP), incorporating Test and One-day International (ODI) leagues.The ODI league will kick ... Read more...

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Pakistan unhappy with cricket’s FTP


December 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chiefs are unhappy with the International Cricket Council's Future Tours Programme (FTP) because their team hasn't been given enough matches against top sides like India, Australia ... Read more...

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ICC makes further progress towards Test, ODI leagues


December 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.1 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) met at ICC headquarters in Dubai and made excellent progress towards finalising the Future Tours Programme (FTP) Test and ODI league schedules and ... Read more...

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ICC poised to dump Champions Trophy for new Future Tours Program


November 29th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) is likely to kill off the Champions Trophy in order to construct an enhanced international programme for the future.After the ICC board approved the ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz cricketer Jones calls for two coaches to ensure success


November 6th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.6 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones has said that it is time for the Australian cricket team to have two separate coaches - one for the Test team and one ... Read more...

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Twenty20 ‘circus’ welcome, but ICC won’t be able to manage: Kiwi players body chief


October 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 30 (ANI): An opportunity exists for New Zealand to jump onto the burgeoning world T20 cricket circus, but national players chief Heath Mills fears for the overall impact on the ... Read more...

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Spotlight on PCB boss Butt at ICC meeting focusing on ’spot-fixing’


October 12th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 12 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board meeting in Dubai will be focussing on the 'spot-fixing' controversy, and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt will be at ... Read more...

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New Zealand Cricket rubbishes reports over withdrawal of invitation to Pak


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 22 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket boss Justin Vaughan has termed as "absolutely incorrect" a report claiming that his organisation was considering withdrawing its invitation for Pakistan to tour this summer ... Read more...

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South Africa to go ahead with Pakistan series in UAE


September 20th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, Sep 20(ANI): The Cricket South Africa (CSA) has said that next month's series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would go ahead as scheduled.CSA Chief Executive Gerald Majola said ... Read more...

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ACA fears of ‘too much cricket’ if proposed Test league becomes reality


September 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) Chief Executive Paul Marsh has expressed concern at the possibility of more Test matches, as the International Cricket Council (ICC) look to finalize a formal ... Read more...

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ICC moots World Test and ODI League from 2013


September 15th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): Cricket's bigwigs seem certain to introduce a World Test League, with the top four teams playing off every four years.It will be the most radical change in Test matches ... Read more...

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ICC Chief Executives’ Committee to meet in Cape Town


September 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Sept.12 (ANI): The ICC Chief Executives' Committee (CEC) will convene in Cape Town on September 13 for the third of its four meetings in 2010.Among the items on the agenda will ... Read more...

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ICC confirms nomination of Isaac as ICC vice-president


August 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 9 (IANS) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chairman Allan Issac will take over as the new International Cricket Council (ICC) vice-president after the executive board unanimously endorsed his nomination for the ... Read more...

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ICC confirms nomination of Alan Isaac as ICC Vice-President


August 9th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed the nomination of Alan Isaac as the ICC Vice-President from 2010-12.Isaac was the nomination of Cricket Australia and New Zealand ... Read more...

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ICC VP nominee Isaac may win Asian vote for supporting IPL window creation in FTP


July 31st, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 31 (ANI): Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket's nominee for the ICC vice-presidency, Alan Isaac, has come out in support of creating windows for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in ... Read more...

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New proposal to revolutionise Test cricket championship


July 29th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 29 (ANI): A new proposal under consideration is all set to revolutionise Test cricket, with the two best nations to play a grand final possibly over six days or, even ... Read more...

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