Saturday, 17 November 2018

Tag Archives: ICC

India’s Shashank Manohar quits as ICC chairman

NEW DELHI:  India’s Shashank Manohar resigned Wednesday as chairman of the International Cricket Council after a fallout with his own board over efforts to reform the game’s world governing body.  Manohar took over last year as the first independent ICC chairman for a two-year term and had been trying to ...

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Samuels urges ICC to help resume int’l cricket in Pakistan

JAMAICA: After lifting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) title with Peshawar Zalmi, West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to look into possible solutions that would revive cricketing activities in Pakistan. In a three-minute video message uploaded on the social media, an emotional Samuels addressed ...

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India withdraw Smith protest as boards make peace

BENGALURU: India have withdrawn an official protest about the actions of Australia captain Steve Smith in the second Test as the governing bodies of both countries moved to bring an end to the acrimony surrounding the ongoing four-match series. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had earlier ...

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PSL final paved way for World XI tour: Ramiz

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja on Tuesday said that the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final served its purpose as International Cricket Council (ICC) is now planning to send a World XI team to Lahore in September. According to a report, the ICC has devised a schedule for ‘The Independence ...

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Lahore to host World XI team for T20 series

LONDON: The International Cricket Council will send a World XI team to Pakistan in late September for a four-match Twenty20 series in Lahore, a top cricket official said Monday, a move likely to revive international cricket for the cricket-mad nation. Ab Bolo! PSL Lahore has opened the door to return of ...

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ICC to fine India for POOR Pune pitch

DUBAI: Further merit has been added to Steve Smith’s hundred in Pune after the ICC officially reported the Pune pitch as unacceptable. India has been put on notice for the “poor” condition of the wicket and the BCCI is now under intense pressure not to prepare another rank turner for ...

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ICC suspends Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella

OVAL: Sri Lanka’s Niroshan Dickwella has been suspended for two limited-over matches after he was found guilty of ‘showing dissent at an umpire’s decision’ during Sunday’s second T20I against Australia. Dickwella had made his way to 14 in the early stages of his side’s incredible run chase at Geelong’s Kardinia ...

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Giles Clarke: PSL final must be held in Lahore

LONDON: A top international cricket official insisted Sunday that the final of Pakistan’s Twenty20 super league must be held in Lahore despite a major bomb attack in the country last week. Giles Clarke, head of an International Cricket Council team seeking to revive cricket in the country, said the March 5 ...

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England should be Pakistan’s neutral venue: President ICC

LONDON:  Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Zaheer Abbas has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to opt England as a neutral venue for Pakistan to host their home series. Zaheer expressed these views during an exclusive interview to The Nation here on Monday and said: “In my opinion, the ...

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