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India face South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener


August 21st, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) India will face South Africa in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff, June 6.India and South Africa are in Group B along ... Read more...

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Sangakkara banks on home advantage at World T20


July 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will give his side added inspiration to win the World Twenty20 in September.Speaking to ICC ... Read more...

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ICC committee recommends mandatory DRS in Tests, ODIs


June 25th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executive committee Monday recommended the universal application of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), which has been fiercely opposed ... Read more...

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Alan Isaac to take over ICC’s presidency from Pawar


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand's Alan Isaac will succeed India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as the eighth International Cricket Council (ICC) president during the council's annual conference beginning ... Read more...

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Yuvraj eyes a comeback at T20 World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 20 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj is in no mood to rush his comeback into the national side after undergoing cancer treatment. However, he hopes to be fit for ... Read more...

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Jayadevan seeks neutral review of VJD system by ICC


June 5th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A disappointed V. Jayadevan has shot off a letter to International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar seeking a neutral review of his VJD system, ... Read more...

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ICC to retain DL Method, DRS


June 1st, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee Friday decided to retain its controversial Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) Method, used for calculating targets in rain affected matches, and made ... Read more...

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ICC cricket committee to re-consider legality of switch-hit


May 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee will be meeting at the Lord's in London for its two-day annual conference starting Wednesday to re-consider the legality ... Read more...

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Dhoni banned 1 match for slow over rate


February 19th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 19 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been suspended for one match after the team was fined for a slow over rate for the second time in ... Read more...

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Gavaskar inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


February 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame in Dubai, receiving his commemorative cap from fellow Hall of ... Read more...

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New rules confusing, but will make game interesting: Kohli


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India's middle-order batsman Virat Kohli said Sunday that the new playing rules introduced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) are confusing but would make the ... Read more...

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New rules in international cricket effective from Oct 1


September 29th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) International cricket is set to witness a slew of changes in all three formats with amendments to rules coming into effect from Oct 1. One of ... Read more...

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Ambrose, Davidson and Clark inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 12th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) Fast bowlers Alan Davidson and Curtly Ambrose along with former Australian skipper of women's team Belinda Clark were Monday inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ... Read more...

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Shastri’s two caps with ICC and BCCI - conflict of interests?


August 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri's contract with the Indian cricket board has raised questions over a potential conflict of interest as he is a member ... Read more...

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Four Indians figure in ‘All-time Greatest Test team’


July 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS) Four Indians - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev - have made it to the 'Alltime Greatest Test team' through an online ... Read more...

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Governments’ role crucial in Windies cricket, asserts Dominica PM


July 13th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says there is a role for regional governments in the management of West Indies cricket but that key questions about ownership ... Read more...

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ICC committee recommends two new balls from each end in ODIs


June 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executive committee (CEC) has recommended use of two new balls from each end and the abolishing of runners in One-day ... Read more...

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Boycott asks world cricket to unite against India on UDRS


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels it is time that all countries supported the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) for its use in Tests and did ... Read more...

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UDRS not reliable, reiterates Indian cricket board


June 18th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday reiterated that the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is not reliable.The board's unwillingness to ... Read more...

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BCCI, Tendulkar want UDRS to be accurate


June 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Indian cricket board and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar feel that the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS) should be made accurate with Snickometer and ... Read more...

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Associates welcome cricket committee’s recommendation


May 12th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The associate cricketing nations have welcomed the recommendation of the International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee to have qualifiers for the 2015 World Cup.The recommendation to ... Read more...

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PCB backs day-night Test matches


May 11th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) As the International Cricket Council (ICC) ponders the prospect of floodlit Test matches, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will also be pushing for a green signal ... Read more...

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Walsh, Garner and Heyhoe Flint to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


October 6th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai/Bengaluru, Oct. 6 (ANI): The ICC and the Federation of International Cricketer Associations (FICA) today announced the four newest inductees to the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.West Indies fast bowlers Courtney ... Read more...

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Bengaluru prepares to host LG ICC Awards 2010


October 5th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Oct. 5 (ANI): The seventh annual LG ICC Awards will be hosted tomorrow at Grand Castle, Bengaluru, with South Africa batsman AB de Villiers and his band providing some of ... 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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Cricket serial offender Pakistan should be thrown out


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep.3 (ANI): An analysis in the Herald Sun has opined that Pakistan is a serial offender when it comes to playing the gentlemen's game of cricket, and that it is time ... Read more...

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Nine players nominated in three categories at LG ICC Awards 2010


August 18th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.18 (ANI): Nine players from four teams have each been nominated in three different categories at the LG ICC Awards 2010.Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis from South Africa, Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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LG ICC Awards 2010 set to take place in Bengaluru


August 17th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.17 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that the seventh LG ICC Awards ceremony would take place in Bengaluru on October 6, 2010.The event will be staged in ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz PM Howard peeved over being passed over for ICC VP nomination


July 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), July 31 (ANI): Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard has reiterated his disappointment over being passed over for the nomination of vice-president of the International Cricket Council (ICC).Cricket Australia (CA) ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia not to renominate Howard for ICC post, backs Kiwi cricket chief


July 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): The 14-member executive board of directors of Cricket Australia on Friday decided not to renominate former Australian Prime Minister John Howard for the post of vice-president of the ... Read more...

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‘Cricket in America’ documentary released


May 26th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 26 (ANI): Following the success of the historic New Zealand v Sri Lanka Twenty20 International series played in Florida earlier this month, the USA Cricket Association (USACA), in association with ... Read more...

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ICC says at least 18 months study required to consider day-night test feasibility


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said that at least 18 months' research has to be done on different coloured balls before activating a plan to hold day-night ... Read more...

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‘Controversial’ Umpire Review System to be used at 2011 World Cup: ICC


May 22nd, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said that the controversial umpire decision review system (DRS) will be used at the 2011 World Cup despite the technological glitches raised by ... Read more...

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Pollard, Proteas fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 22 (ANI): West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard has been fined 25 per cent of his applicable match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his team's second Twenty20 ... Read more...

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ICC to discuss ODI format at annual meeting


May 19th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee, chaired by Clive Lloyd, will discuss the format of One-day International (ODI) cricket and the feasibility of the use of coloured ... Read more...

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