Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Tag Archives: ICC

Sarfraz praises bowlers despite series loss

Sarfraz-Ahmed

WELLINGTON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed heaped praise on his bowlers despite his team’s 0-5 whitewash in the One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand. New Zealand completed the series sweep with a 15-run victory in the fifth and final match at the Basin Reserve on Friday. “We back our team. ...

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Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

kohli

DUBAI: Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test. Gavaskar, one of the ICC Cricket Hall of Famers, had achieved the milestone ...

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Kohli should temper down his aggression a little bit: Kepler

Kepler Wessels

CAPE TOWN: Former South African cricketer and a member of the current commentary panel for South Africa vs India Tests, Kepler Wessels, recently put his opinions forward about Virat Kohli. Wessels spoke in particular about Kohli being reprimanded by the ICC for his on-field behavior recently. The Indian captain was ...

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Sri Lanka cricket cleared of match-fixing allegations, board says

Sri Lanka Cricket match-fixing allegations

COLOMBO: Cricket (SLC) said on Tuesday the sport’s global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing against it following allegations of match-fixing and other forms of corruption. The board said the International Cricket Council (ICC) had failed to uncover evidence of graft during an investigation into explosive accusations levelled ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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Series win gives New Zealand top spot in T20I rankings

New Zealand aim series sweep

WILLINGTON: New Zealand romped to the top of the ICC Twenty20 International team rankings with a 2-0 series win over Windies on Wednesday (January 3). The hosts won the third and final T20I by 119 runs and now have 126 points. They went past Pakistan (124) and India (121) to ...

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Hasan Ali remains top ODI bowler

Hasan Ali

LONDON: Pakistan’s Hasan Ali maintained his hold on the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings as the top ODI bowler. Hasan Ali finished ahead of Imran Tahir from South Africa and Jasprit Bumrah from India. England’s James Anderson was the top-ranked test bowler followed by Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) and Ravindra ...

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ICC Introduces New Playing Conditions for 4-day Test Cricket

4-day Test match

PORT ELIZABETH:: The inaugural four-day Test between South Africa and Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth will see a minimum of 98 overs per day. It is 8 more overs than the usual 90-over quota per day in usual Tests. Also, a 150-run lead will be enough to enforce follow on instead ...

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No more Pakistan-India matches in ICC’s new Future Tour Programme

PAK IND CRIC

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has proposed Future Tour Programme (FTP) in which Pakistan team is schedule to play only 38 bilateral ODIs and 28 Tests in four-year cycle from 2019 to 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is waiting for a decision on its dispute claim against India before ...

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Hafeez to remodel bowling action in England

Hafeez

LONDON: Pakistan all-rounder M Hafeez is traveling to England in the middle of next week to have his bowling action remodeled, which was deemed as illegal last month. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesman has said that Hafeez’ bowling action would be assessed under bio-mechanist expert Dr Paul Hurrion and ...

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