Thursday, 6 August 2020

Tag Archives: ICC

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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Sri Lanka minister offers ICC evidence to prove Worldcup 2011 was fixed

COLOMBO: The Former sports minister of Sri Lanka, Mahindananda Aluthgamage, has said he has enough credible evidence to prove to International Cricket Council (ICC) that the 2011 Cricket World Cup was fixed. Aluthgamage’s remarks come a day after local police dropped an investigation into the claims, citing a lack of evidence that Sri ...

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar urges ICC to come up with way to shine balls

NEW DELHI: Indian fast-bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels the International Cricket Council (ICC) needs to come up with some other way for players to shine the ball as the use of saliva has been banned in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Saliva ban on match ball has been one of the ...

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David Warner very sure of IPL if World Cup is postponed

SYDNEY: Australian opener David Warner is “very sure and positive” that he and other Australian players will be able to play the IPL if the T20 World Cup is postponed in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. Though Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings has said that it is a bit ‘unrealistic’ ...

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