Monday, 23 September 2019

Tag Archives: ICC

Furore in India after Dhoni asked to remove gloves insignia

LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, forcing New Delhi to weigh in after a nationalistic furore in the country. Dhoni, one of the game’s biggest stars, is an honourary lieutenant colonel in the territorial army ...

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South Africa’s Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 has approved Beuran Hendricks as a replacement player for Dale Steyn in the ...

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Roy, Archer fined for breaching ICC code in World Cup defeat

LONDON: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have each been fined 15 percent of their match fees for incidents during England’s World Cup defeat by Pakistan at Trent Bridge. The International Cricket Council found opener Roy had breached level one of its code of conduct, using an audible obscenity after a ...

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Stokes, Archer help England begin WC with a bang

LONDON: Ben Stokes’ innings of 89 and excellence in the field, alongside a sterling bowling performance from Jofra Archer, helped England to a 104-run win over South Africa in the first match of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. South Africa won the toss and chose to field, and ...

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Leg-spin crucial to World Cup success: Shadab Khan

CARDIFF-ICC: In the modern age of uber-talented batsmen relentlessly unfurling scoops, sweeps and slogs to pepper boundaries, there is one rare art that still proves a bowling attack’s great equaliser in one-day international cricket. A quality leg-spinner is, and always will be, worth their weight in gold, the craftsman who ...

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Pakistan look to save ODI series against England today

NOTTINGHAM: Pakistan will lock horns with England in the 4th one-day international (ODI) match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Friday (today) in order to save the series. England lead the five-match series 2-0, and a defeat in today’s game will bring Pakistan’s chances to save the series to an end. ...

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Sachin Tendulkar responds with witty reply to ICC troll

NEW DELHI: Sachin Tendulkar recently attracted a lot of attention on Twitter with a knockout punch to International Cricket Council (ICC). The official handle of the cricket governing body tried to troll the legendary Indian batsman, however, it was his tongue-in-cheek response that stole the show online. As it happened, ...

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Eoin Morgan suspended for fourth ODI

LONDON: England captain Eoin Morgan will miss Friday’s fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Nottingham after being suspended for a slow over-rate offence, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday. Match referee Richie Richardson imposed the suspension on Morgan after England were ruled to be two overs short after time ...

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ICC clear England’s Plunkett of ball-tampering

SOUTHAMPTON: England fast bowler Liam Plunkett has been cleared by the International Cricket Council following allegations he may have tampered with the ball during the second one-day international against Pakistan. A short sequence from Saturday s match in Southampton led to a debate on Twitter, with some on social media suggesting ...

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Sri Lankan cricketers charged for match-fixing

COLOMBO: Former Sri Lankan Test players Nuwan Zoysa and Avishka Gunawardene have been charged with match-fixing and given two weeks to respond, the International Cricket Council announced Friday. The charges against the two cricketers relate to a T10 league played in the United Arab Emirates in December, the ICC said. ...

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