Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Tag Archives: ICC

“A bird, or a superman?”,Rizwan takes an stunning catch

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s wicket-keeper and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa skipper Mohammad Rizwan took a stunning diving catch on Tuesday to remove Anwar Ali, even though his spectacular dive could not stop Sindh from winning the thriller. Chasing a target of 139, Sindh had needed 28 more runs from 12 balls when batsman Anwar ...

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Process For The Election Of ICC Chairperson Underway

LONDON: The International cricket Council (ICC) board on Monday confirmed that the process for the election of its next Chairperson was underway and is expected to be concluded by early December. The process, which is being overseen by the Independent Chairman of the ICC Audit Committee, has commenced and the first stage was for the nominations of potential candidates ...

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ICC forging ahead with World Test Championship despite virus

(AP) Cricket’s global governing body is forging ahead with plans to stage an inaugural World Test Championship final in 2021, despite the disruption caused to the international game by the coronavirus outbreak. The International Cricket Council devised the championship to give some context to dozens of test series taking place ...

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Zimbabwe to tour Pakistan for ODI, T20 series

LAHORE: Zimbabwe Cricket have received government permission for a six-match limited overs tour of Pakistan in October-November, officials confirmed on Wednesday. The teams will play three One-Day Internationals between October 30 and November 3, and another three Twenty20 International fixtures that have been pencilled in for Nov 7-10. The ODI ...

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Bangladesh board denies not paying players ICC prize money

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) dismissed allegations from a players  body that its international cricketers have not been paid all their prize money. The Federation of International Cricketers  Associations (FICA) said in a report that the Bangladesh players have not been paid their share of the prize money from ...

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Cricket ‘one-day Super League’ launched to determine World Cup spots: ICC

BIRMINGHAM: A new one-day international Super League to determine qualification for the 50-over World Cup in 2023 will launch this week, the International Cricket Council announced. Thursday’s one-day international between world champions England and Ireland in Southampton will be the inaugural match of the 13-nation league, with World Cup hosts ...

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Shoaib Akhtar takes a dig at BCCI, CA and ICC

LONDON: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar lashed out at the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia (CA) as he fumed about economic inequality in cricket. Talking on a YouTube chat show, Shoaib Akhtar alleged that CA let incidents like the infamous Monkeygate controversy pass due ...

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Ben Stokes becomes top ranked Test all-rounder

LONDON: England vice-captain Ben Stokes’ match-winning performance in the second test against West Indies hoisted him above Windies skipper Jason Holder to become the top-ranked all-rounder in the game’s longest format, the International Cricket Council said. Stokes followed up his 176 in the first innings with an unbeaten 78 in the second ...

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ICC postpones T20 World Cup in Australia

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) postponed this year s Twenty20 World Cup, which was scheduled to begin in Australia on October 18 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement issued by the ICC, at today’s meeting … windows for the next three ICC men’s events were also agreed ...

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Younis Khan hails ‘world-class’ Rahul Dravid

LONDON: Pakistan batting legend Younis Khan recalled how his Indian counterpart Rahul Dravid helped him become a world-class batsman. “Dravid was a top-class professional and one of the greats of the modern era and I learned a lot from him,” Younis was quoted as saying by the International Cricket Council ...

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