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Lara and Bakewell to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 13th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced that they will be inducting West Indies great Brian Lara and Englishwoman Enid Bakewell into its Hall of Fame.Lara ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Nepal beats Denmark for cricket WCL promotion


September 10th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Nepal registered its fifth consecutive victory in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) Division 4 tournament, defeating Denmark by 25 runs at ... Read more...

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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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Saeed Ajmal becomes No.1 ranked ODI bowler


September 6th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS) Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, who was ommitted by International Cricket Council (ICC) from the shortlist for Test player of the year, has moved up two places ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests to ICC over Ajmal’s omission from award list


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday filed a complaint to the International Cricket Council (ICC) over the omission of spinner Saeed Ajmal from the shortlist for ... Read more...

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No Indian in ICC Test team


August 30th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) No Indian cricketer found a place in the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test Team of the Year announced Thursday.The team announcement was made by ICC ... Read more...

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ICC invests to detect illegal bowling action


August 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has entered the second phase of an agreement with a consortium of high profile Australian cricket, sports science and sports engineering ... Read more...

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ICC president congratulates India U-19 side


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac Monday congratulated the Indian team for winning the U-19 World Cup for the third time Sunday in Australia."It ... Read more...

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McCullum reprimanded for dissent


August 26th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum has been reprimanded for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during the first Test against India here Sunday.McCullum pleaded guilty to a ... Read more...

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ICC confirms squads for World Twenty20


August 25th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) here Saturday confirmed the squads of the 12 participating teams for the ICC World Twenty20 which gets underway in Sri ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Kohli gets two nominations for ICC Awards


August 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in two categories for the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka next ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket appoints Lorgat as advisor


July 31st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 31 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) Tuesday appointed former International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat as a special advisor to the board.Lorgat, who concluded his ... Read more...

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Narine breaks into ICC top 20


July 25th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has broken into the top 20 for the first time in the International Cricket Council Player Rankings for ODI bowlers.Narine, buoyed ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka cricket board assures integrity of SLPL


July 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to resume ODI rivalry


July 20th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 20 (IANS) The teams that took on each other in the 2011 World Cup finals will once again face off in a One-Day series with India looking ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani cricketers hail revival of India series (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revival of sub-continental cricketing ties has not gone down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, who has questioned its timing, but ... Read more...

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Former Pakistani players hail cricket revival with India


July 16th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The announcement of revived sub-continental cricketing ties might not have down well with former India captain Sunil Gavaskar, but former Pakistani players have given it ... Read more...

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England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

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Coach backs young Windies to excel in World Cup


July 13th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at the next month's International Cricket Council's Under-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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Pakistan recall Kamran Akmal, Razzaq for World T20


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday included controversial wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, opener Imran Nazir and all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in the list of 30 probables for the World Twenty20 in Sri ... Read more...

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Sangakkara reclaims top spot in Test rankings


July 5th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has reclaimed the No.1 batting spot from the West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings.Sangakkara struck ... Read more...

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Chand to lead India in U-19 cricket World Cup


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Delhi boy Unmukt Chand will lead the 15-member Indian team at the International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup to be held in Australia in August.Uttar ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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ICC hails Australia’s decision to play Afghanistan


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, July 2 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac has welcomed Australia's decision to play its first-ever game against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month."This ... 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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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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Butt calls for fresh trial in Pakistan


June 29th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was released this month from jail in England, is planning to appeal for an open trial against him in Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Can’t force BCCI to accept DRS: Richardson


June 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly appointed chief executive David Richardson Thursday defended the board's decision on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), saying India cannot ... Read more...

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Pawar steps down as ICC president, Issac takes over


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) India's Sharad Pawar stepped down as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and was replaced by New Zealander Alan Issac.Isaac, the former chairman ... Read more...

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Bermuda U-18 coach replaced for Florida brawl


June 28th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Jun 28 (IANS/CMC) Bermuda's Under-18 cricket coach Andre Manders has been stripped of his duties for disciplinary reasons following a brawl that led to a first division match being ... Read more...

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