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Tag Archives: International Cricket Council

Here are some innovations of the ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on April 21, 2020 celebrated World Creativity and Innovation Day by listing out a few innovative ideas that helped transform and enhance the game. Here are a few of them that the world cricket body shared. 1992: Coloured kits at World Cup and Third Umpire in ...

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Cricket chiefs ‘exploring all options’ over T20 World Cup

LONDON: The International Cricket Council has played down speculation this year s T20 World Cup in Australia could be pushed back to 2021 but admitted it was “exploring all options”. Australia is due to stage the global tournament from October 18 until November 15 but the coronavirus pandemic has already created ...

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Allan Border can’t imagine T20 World Cup without fans

  MELBOURNE: Former Australia captain Allan Border said he cannot even imagine the prospect of hosting this year’s Twenty20 World Cup at empty stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health crisis, which has prompted travel restrictions and quarantine periods in countries around the world, has clouded the outlook for ...

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Umpire Aleem Dar set to break record for most Tests

LONDON: ICC Elite Panel Umpire Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor’s record of most Tests during the first Test between Australia and New Zealand in Perth today (Thursday).  The 51-year-old, who took up umpiring after playing first-class cricket in Pakistan, is standing in his 129th Test match as ...

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Shashank Manohar to step down as ICC chairman

NEW DELHI: India’s Shashank Manohar has said he won’t seek a third term as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will step down next year, according to a report. Manohar was elected unopposed for a second two-year term last year after a tenure marked by broad reforms. But the ...

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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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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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ICC defend India-Pakistan finish as pundits slam ‘farce’

MANCHESTER: The International Cricket Council defended the farcical finish to India’s World Cup win over Pakistan after rain left Sarfaraz Ahmed’s side with a seemingly impossible task on Sunday. Pakistan were 166 for six, chasing an initial target of 337, when rain stopped play after 35 overs. Had the match ...

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Manu Sawhney takes over as Chief Executive of ICC

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Manu Sawhney will assume the position of Chief Executive with immediate effect. Sawhney has been working alongside the outgoing Chief Executive David Richardson for the last six weeks to ensure a smooth transition for the organization. Richardson will remain with the ...

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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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