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Clarke, Dhoni feel there won’t be a Monkeygate thanks to IPL


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Australian counterpart Michael Clarke believe the Indian Premier League (IPL) has brought cricketers of the two countries together ... Read more...

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Umpire Benson retires from Emirates Elite Panel


February 5th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.5 (ANI): ICC umpire Mark Benson has retired from the Emirates Elite Panel and has decided to return home to England to take up a contract with the England and Wales ... Read more...

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Referral system losing its appeal: Haddin


December 15th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Dec. 15 (ANI): Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said that he is not a great fan of the umpires referral system.He claimed that it has caused considerable confusion and frustration, ... Read more...

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Umpires review system: A revolutionary experiement, says Roebuck


December 11th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.11 (ANI): There is no doubt that the umpires review system dominated the Adelaide Test between Australia and the West Indies, but noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck is of the view ... Read more...

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I have not resigned from ICC’s elite panel: Benson (Lead)


December 8th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Clearing all doubts, English umpire Mark benson said Tuesday that he left the Adelaide Test mid-way only for health reasons and in no way was he resigning from ... Read more...

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Benson failed to cope with his job’s pressure: ICC


December 8th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 8 (IANS) After attributing umpire Mark Benson's mystifying absence from the Adelaide Test to ill-health, International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday also admitted the elite panel umpire failed to handle the ... Read more...

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New review system undermines field umpires: Bird


December 8th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.8 (ANI): Former Test and ODI umpire Dickie Bird believes the new review system undermines the authority of the field umpires it is supposed to help.As the International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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Cricket’s referral system gets a thumbs down from Bird


December 7th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Former umpire Dickie Bird believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) has made a serious mistake by introducing the referral system. The Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) is currently ... Read more...

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Benson’s leave had nothing to do with referral system: ICC


December 7th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday refuted reports that England umpire Mark Benson, who flew back home midway the second Test between Australia and Pakistan, was genuinely ill ... Read more...

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ICC announces changes to umpire appointments for ongoing Adelaide Test


December 5th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Dec. 5 (ANI): The ICC has announced changes to the umpire appointments schedule for the second Test in the current series between Australia and the West Indies in Australia.Mark Benson ... Read more...

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Referral system under cloud after denying benefit of doubt to Johnson


November 27th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 27 (ANI): The effectiveness of newly introduced referral system was under a cloud on Friday when it failed to deliver a fair decision in the case of Mitchell Johnson during ... Read more...

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World Twenty20 scorecard: Australia vs West Indies


June 7th, 2009 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Scorecard of the World Twenty20 Group C match between Australia and the West Indies at the Kennington Oval here Saturday. AustraliaShane Watson c Sarwan b Taylor 0 (3) ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs Mumbai Indians


May 7th, 2009 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, May 7 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians at SuperSport Park here Wednesday. Deccan ChargersAdam Gilchrist b Raje ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Kings XI Punjab


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, May 3 (IANS) The scoreboard of an Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab played at St. George's Park here Sunday: Kolkata Knight Riders:Brendon ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs.Rajasthan Royals


May 2nd, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, May 2 (IANS) Scoreboard of Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Rajasthan Royals here Saturday. Deccan Chargers:Herschelle Gibbs lbw b Pathan 8 (10)Adam Gilchrist c Pathan b ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Royal Challengers vs Knight riders


April 29th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 29 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Royal Challengers and Kolkata Knight Riders at Kingsmead here Wednesday. Kolkata Knight Riders inningsBrendon McCullum c Kohli b ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Kings XI Punjab vs Rajasthan Royals


April 27th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 27 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Newlands here Sunday. Kings ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders


April 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 24 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan RoyalsGraeme Smith c Gayle b Mendis 15Paul ... Read more...

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IPL scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs Bangalore Royal Challengers


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 22 (IANS) Scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Deccan Chargers and Bangalore Royal Challegers here Wednesday Deccan ChargersAdam Gilchrist c Kohli b Pietersen 71... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Deccan Chargers vs. Kolkata Knight Riders, Twenty20, IPL


April 20th, 2009 - 2:46 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 20 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the fourth Twenty20 match between Deccan Chargers and Kolkata Knight Riders in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at ... Read more...

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SCoreboard: Kings XI Punjab vs. Delhi Daredevils, IPL Twenty20


April 19th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Twenty20 match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab in the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Windies batsman Pollard receives reprimand for ICC Code of Conduct breach


January 7th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.7 (ANI): West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his sides third ODI against New Zealand at Wellington. At ... Read more...

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Vettori slams umpiring referral system


December 24th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 24 (NAI): The umpiring referral system is under the spotlight again after a senseless decision resulted in the dismissal of Brendon McCullum on Tuesday, killing off New Zealands daring ... Read more...

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Keep umpiring controversies to a minimum, says Vettori


December 10th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec.10 (ANI): Umpiring controversies should be kept at a minimum when the first cricket test between New Zealand and West Indies begins Thursday, says New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori. The countries'' ... Read more...

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ICC announces umpire and referee appointments for Kiwi-Windies series


December 9th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council has announced the referees and umpires who will officiate in the upcoming Test and ODI series between New Zealand and the West Indies. Javagal Srinath ... Read more...

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Ponting can’t tarnish Gavaskar’s image: Akram


November 20th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram feels that Ricky Ponting's comments against Sunil Gavaskar were unwarranted and said that the Australian captain should refrain from bad-mouthing legendary players."A ... Read more...

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Bucknor’s return to Test cricket delayed


November 18th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 18 (IANS) Controversial umpire Steve Bucknor's return to international cricket after 11 months will be delayed as he has been removed from officiating the two-Test series between Australia and New ... Read more...

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Umpire Bucknor makes a comeback to cricket after 11 months


November 14th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) After being dumped by the International Cricket Council (ICC), following the controversial Sydney Test in January, umpire Steve Bucknor makes a comeback to cricket after 11 months and ... Read more...

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Cricket fever grips Canada for T20 Cup


October 9th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) After all the visa hassles for foreign players, Toronto is all excited about staging its biggest-ever cricketing show Friday when Pakistan and Sri Lanka join Zimbabwe and hosts ... Read more...

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ICC announces officials for upcoming series in Canada


October 6th, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct.6 (ANI): The International Cricket Council today announced match referee and umpire appointments for the upcoming Twenty20 International tournament taking place in King City, Ontario from 10 to 13 October ... Read more...

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Koertzen and Rauf to officiate in India-Australia series


October 1st, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 1 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has kept controversial umpires Steve Bucknor and Mark Benson out of the upcoming Test series between acrimonious rivals India and Australia.South African Rudi ... Read more...

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Oz to trial new umpiring referral system


September 30th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept.30 (ANI): Cricket Australia will be asked to trial a new umpiring referral system this summer, which the International Cricket Council (ICC) feels will reduce tension between cricket-playing nations. The Daily ... Read more...

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Third Test: Final Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka


August 11th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) The following is the final scoreboard of the third and final cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at P.Saravanamuttu Stadium here Monday. India 1st Innings 249Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Third Test: Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, tea, day four


August 11th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at tea on day four of the third and final cricket Test match between India and Sri Lanka at P.Saravanamuttu Stadium here Monday. ... Read more...

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Third Test: Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, lunch, day four


August 11th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 11 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard at lunch on day four of the third and final cricket Test match between India and Sri Lanka at P.Saravanamuttu Stadium here Monday. India ... Read more...

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