Monday, 16 December 2019

Tag Archives: ICC

Aleem Dar grabs another honour, equals Steve Bucknor

LONDON: One of the world’s most renowned cricket umpire Aleem Dar grabbed another feat to his credit after he became the most experienced umpire in Test cricket. The second Ashes Test on Thursday, 15 August, proved to be Dar’s 128th Test match as an umpire. The 51 years old, Pakistani ...

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TV umpires to call front-foot no-balls on trial basis

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be identifying few upcoming limited-overs series over the next six months in which trials will be conducted wherein TV umpires would be calling the front-foot no-balls, ICC General Manager Cricket Operations Geoff Allardice confirmed. “Broadly, yes the same technology as 2016 will be ...

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Shoaib Akhtar joins Brett Lee to reverse decision on new Test kit

LONDON: Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has joined his former speed rival Brett Lee to urge the International Cricket Council (ICC) to reverse its decision of introducing the player’s name and number on Test kit. “Player’s name and number on the white Test Match kit looks awful. Should not be ...

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ICC officially launches World Test Championship

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday officially launched the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC). Getting underway on Thursday, the Test Championship will see the top nine Test teams in the world – Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies – compete ...

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Javeria to lead Women’s Global Development Squad

LONDON: Pakistan’s star batter Javeria Khan has been named to lead a multi-nation Women’s Global Development Squad that will play six Twenty20 matches on a tour of England, including two each against ECB Super League teams Southern Vipers and Surrey Stars. The ICC announced the third WGDS squad on Thursday, ...

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Ehsan Mani appointed as chairperson of ICC’s F&CA

LONDON: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani has been appointed as chairperson of the ICC’s Financial and Commercial Affairs Committee (F&CA). The appointment was made by ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar during last week’s ICC Annual Conference. The F&CA is one of the ICC’s most important committees, which assists the ...

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Guptill: World Cup final both best and worst day of my life

WELLINGTON: Still coming to terms with the heart-wrenching loss at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final, New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill feels the summit clash against England was both the best and worst day of his cricketing career. “Hard to believe it’s been a week since that incredible final ...

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PCB congrats Sana Mir on induction in ICC women’s committee

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has congratulated Pakistan women’s cricket star Sana Mir for her inclusion in the ICC Women’s Committee as one of the three current player representatives. Former England player Clare Connor has been retained as the chair of the ICC Women’s Committee, which also includes PCB Managing ...

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Ashwin left heartbroken after ICC ban on Zimbabwe cricket

The suspension of Zimbabwe cricket board by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has left the cricketing world in shock and surprise. Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to express his emotions and what he feels about the ban. Ravichandran Ashwin took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, ...

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Zimbabwe suspended following ICC Annual Conference

LONDON: The introduction of concussion replacements and a change to over-rate punishments were two of the major decisions made at the ICC Annual Conference in London, where the headline was the decision to suspend Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect. The ICC Board unanimously decided that the Full Member had failed ...

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