Thursday, 21 March 2019

Tag Archives: ICC

Sarfraz Ahmed lands in trouble for racist comments

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed might have got himself into trouble for allegedly using racist remarks against South Africa’s Andile Phehlukwayo. He could face disciplinary action after his remarks were caught on broadcast stump microphones during the second one-day international against South Africa in Durban. It now appears that wicketkeeper ...

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Kohli first to bag top three ICC awards in single year

DUBAI: Virat Kohli bagged all top three ICC Awards – the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year – for his performances in 2018, it was announced. In addition, the India ...

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Manu Sawhney named new ICC CEO

DUBAI: Manu Sawhney, the former managing director of ESPN Star Sports, has been appointed as the International Cricket Council’s new chief executive. Indian-born Sawhney will join the ICC next month before formally taking over the reins from David Richardson, whose contract expires after the World Cup in the UK later ...

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Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

SYDNEY: India batsman and part-time offspinner Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action during his side’s one-day international match against Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday said that Rayudu’s action was cited by match officials after he bowled two overs for ...

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Lanka, Bangladesh fail to directly qualify for T20 World Cup

LONDON: Former champions Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to feature in the group stage of 16-team tournament to be held in Australia in 2020, said an ICC statement issued. The International Cricket Council confirmed the sides that have qualified directly for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020, based on the ...

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ICC listed Sana Mir in Women’s ODI Team of the Year

LONDON: Former captain of Pakistan women cricket team Sana Mir has been named in the ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Year. Mir was selected as part of the coveted ICC squad following her 19 wickets in seven matches and rise to the top of ICC ODI bowling rankings in October. This is ...

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ICC rates Sri Lanka cricket ‘most corrupt’

DUBAI: Sri Lanka has been rated as the most corrupt cricket nation by the world governing body, the country’s sports minister said. The International Cricket Council (ICC) feels “Sri Lanka’s cricket administration is corrupt from top to bottom”, Harin Fernando said, adding that he had been shown a confidential report ...

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Abbas clinches 3rd place in ICC Test bowler rankings

DUBAI: Pakistani Bowler Abbas has soared into the top three of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test bowler rankings, whereas veteran right-handed batsman Azhar Ali secured tenth place in the ICC Test batting rankings. New Zealand moved up to number third, pushing South Africa to fourth. India skipper Virat Kohli ...

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Ponting inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been recognised with a lap of honour at the MCG as part of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame. Ponting was announced as the 25th Australian in the Hall of Fame earlier this year and was officially recognised on ...

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