Saturday, 18 August 2018

Tag Archives: ICC

ICC probes pitch-fixing charges involving Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: The International Cricket Council said Saturday it was investigating allegations that a Sri Lankan groundsman had agreed to tamper with the pitch to alter the result of an upcoming Test match against England. The ICC said it took the allegations reported in an Al Jazeera documentary “very seriously” and ...

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ICC orders Pakistani players to stop wearing smartwatches

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has told Pakistani players to stop wearing smartwatches during play to avoid any allegations of match-fixing, bowler Hasan Ali said after the opening day of the first test against England on Thursday. The ICC’s anti-corruption team met the tourists after play at Lord’s and ...

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ICC may scrap tradition of coin toss from Test cricket

LONDON: Test cricket’s fundamental starting point may be scrapped, as the ICC’s cricket committee prepares to debate whether or not the coin toss should be removed as a way of reducing home ground advantage in the looming Test Championship, reported Cricinfo. Every single Test match since the very first, between ...

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Pakistan to struggle against England: Zaheer Abbas

LONDON: Former Pakistan captain and ICC president Zaheer Abbas has said that Pakistan team has to struggle against mighty hosts England in both the Test matches. Zaheer said: “We conceded too many runs in the second innings of the one off Test against Ireland. The green caps have to learn ...

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Hafeez raises doubts over ICC’s process for reporting suspect actions

LAHORE: Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has called into question the International Cricket Council’s process for reporting suspect bowling actions. Hafeez, who was suspended from bowling in international cricket for the third time last year and was finally cleared to bowl two weeks ago, has raised doubts about the process calling ...

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Pakistan lead annual ICC Twenty20 cricket rankings

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: Pakistan retained the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. In the T20I rankings led by Pakistan, there is no change in the top seven places but Afghanistan are now ahead ...

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ICC clears Hafeez to bowl again

FILE PHOTO DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday cleared all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez’s bowling action after he underwent a test at Loughborough University a fortnight ago. The 37-year-old was barred from bowling after his action was found suspicious during an ODI against Sri Lanka in November last year. Hafeez ...

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I haven’t exactly hit the ground running: Chris Lynn

KOLKATA: It’s common knowledge that Chris Lynn’s career has been blighted by injuries, the latest one coming while fielding during the final of the Trans-Tasman Twenty20 International Tri-Series against New Zealand on 21 February this year, and keeping him out of action for a while, reported official website of ICC. Back with ...

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Rashid Khan: My quick arm action is a plus point for me

KABUL: Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan’s incredible rise has been one of the success stories in world cricket over the past few years. According to ICC, ranked No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings for bowlers, the leg-spinner from Afghanistan has 47 wickets from 29 T20 Internationals at 13.72 and an ...

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Hafeez wants ICC to allow doosra

DUBAI: Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) to retain ‘Doosra’ and ensure it remains the part of the sport. He is currently featuring in the ongoing third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) for the defending champions Peshawar Zalmi. Hafeez has been banned by ICC ...

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