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Tag Archives: ICC

Hafeez suspended from bowling in int’l matches

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DUBAI: Former Pakistan captain M Hafeez was Thursday suspended from bowling in international matches with immediate effect due to illegal action. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that an independent assessment has found Hafeez ‘ bowling action to be illegal. According to an ICC press release, majority of Hafeez ‘ ...

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Pakistan at top spot in ICC T20I rankings

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DUBAI: Pakistan took the top spot with 124 points in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International Team rankings released here on Wednesday. With the recent series loss to India, New Zealand, who were at the top, have slipped from 125 to 120 points, with Pakistan taking the top spot. ...

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BCCI’s anti-corruption unit denies Sreesanth’s discrimination claims

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NEW DELHI: Indian cricket board’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit has rejected S Sreesanth’s allegations that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has separate rules for him and he is being singled out in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing case. “I don’t think there is any discrimination. ...

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ICC gives clean chit to Virat Kohli for using walkie talkie

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DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday gave a clean chit to India skipper Virat Kohli who was seen using a walkie talkie during the first T20 International against New Zealand in New Delhi. Kohli was sitting at the dug-out and TV footage showed him talking on the walkie ...

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Hafeez leaves for England to have bowling action examined

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LAHORE: Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez has left for England where he will have his bowling action examined. On October 19, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Hafeez had been reported for a suspect bowling action during the third ODI against Sri Lanka. According to the spokesman of ICC, the ...

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Indian curator caught pitch-fixing in sting operation

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PUNE: The curator at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Ground in Pune has been caught ‘allowing people to tamper with the pitch’ in a sting operation carried out by a team of Indian journalists ahead of the second ODI between India and New Zealand. India Today reporters disguised as ‘bookies’ ...

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Arthur praises Pakistan player over spot fixing case

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DUBAI: Mickey Arthur, Pakistan head coach, praised an unnamed player for reporting a spot fixing approach as “a real example to our team”. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Saturday confirmed a player was approached with a fixing offer during the ongoing one-day series with Sri Lanka but he reported ...

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Cricket ODI rankings: Hasan Ali jumps to number one bowler

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DUBAI: Pakistan right-arm pacer Hasan Ali on Friday jumped six places to become the number one bowler in International Cricket Council’s ODI rankings. The 23-year-old, the highest wicket-taker in the 2017 Champions Trophy, has 743 points as compared to South African spinner Imran Tahir, who has 726. He recently starred ...

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Hafeez reported for suspect bowling action

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DUBAI: Pakistan’s off-spinner Muhammad Hafeez has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the third one-day international against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, the International Cricket Council said Thursday. The ICC said the match officials’ report, which was handed over to the Pakistan team management, cited concerns about the ...

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Ready for post Misbah-Younus era: Arthur

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ABU DHABI: For the first time since the 2010 series against South Africa in November, Pakistan cricket team took to the training session ahead of a Test series without both the legends Misbah Ul Haq and Younus Khan. With both stalwarts of the game having hung the boots simultaneously, the ...

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