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ICC Player of the Month May nominations announced

(Photo by Ashley Allen – CPL T20 via Getty Images) LONDON – The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the nominees for May’s ICC Player of the Month Awards to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket. Fans can now ...

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Sri Lanka’s Chameera, Kusal Perera gain in ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings

Kusal Perera, Dushmantha Chameera (Image Source: Twitter) COLOMBO – Dushmantha Chameera and captain Kusal Perera have made considerable gains in the latest ICC Men’s ODI Player Rankings weekly update. Sri Lanka fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera and captain Kusal Perera have made considerable gains in the ICC Men s ODI Player Rankings ...

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Babar Azam voted ICC Men’s Player of the Month for April 2021

ICC LONDON – The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month Awards for April which recognise and celebrate the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the year. Pakistan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Men’s Player of ...

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ICC clears Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges

ICC Photo DUBAI: An independent anti-corruption tribunal of the ICC on Monday cleared former Sri Lanka player Avishka Gunawardene of corruption charges, allowing him to resume participation in cricket-related activities with immediate effect. Gunawardene was facing two charges under the Emirates Cricket Board’s Anti-Corruption Code.The tribunal upheld one charge (2.4.6) ...

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Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman nominated for ICC Player of the Month

Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman are nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for April following their brilliant performance in the limited-overs series against South Africa. The ICC on Wednesday announced the nominees to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all ...

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Decision on Cricket World T20 hosts likely in 2 weeks

AFP/File LONDON – The Inter­national Cricket Council (ICC) is in contact with the Emirates Cricket Board to move the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 from India to the UAE since the coronavirus situation in India is worsening by the day. The ICC and and the Board for Control of Cricket in ...

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New Zealand replace England as top-ranked ODI team

Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP (Reuters) – New Zealand have overhauled world champions England as the number one side in the one-day international (ODI) rankings, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. England, who have dropped to fourth in the 50-overs format, have retained top spot in the Twenty20 rankings. New Zealand, ...

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Ex-Zimbabwe captain Streak accepts ICC ban

Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak, who was given an eight-year ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for corruption, on Thursday apologised and took “full responsibility” for his actions, but said he was never involved in any attempts to fix matches. The 47-year-old was banned earlier this month after admitting ...

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Aleem Dar becomes first umpire to officiate on-field in 400 matches

DUBAI – Aleem Dar has now become the first umpire to officiate on-field in 400 international matches. The 52-year-old umpire recorded this feat on Saturday in the T20I match between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Aleem Dar already had the record of most appearances ...

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“A bird, or a superman?”,Rizwan takes an stunning catch

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s wicket-keeper and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa skipper Mohammad Rizwan took a stunning diving catch on Tuesday to remove Anwar Ali, even though his spectacular dive could not stop Sindh from winning the thriller. Chasing a target of 139, Sindh had needed 28 more runs from 12 balls when batsman Anwar ...

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