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|ICC to meet in Hong Kong to decide on UDRS and other issues
The five-day long yearly conference that the ICC holds will be held at Hong Kong this year. It will begin from Sunday and the main decision to be taken
will be associated with the Decision Review System (DRS). For now, almost
all the cricket board support the decision review system but there is
|ICC may still have qualifier for Associate countries for World Cup
There may still be good news for the ICC Associate countries. According to a latest
ICC announcement, there is a chance that the Associate countries may be allowed
to play a qualifier to have a chance of qualifying for the World Cup 2015. Earlier,
it had been announced that the 2015 edition of
|ICC chief Lorgat says five year ban not lenient
Mohammad Amir and Salman Butt have said that the punishment meted out to them for the spot-fixing controversy was far too stringent. The two cricketers were banned from playing cricket for five years each apart from the five years that Mohammad Asif was handed over as well. While Amir was not given
|ICC proposes a Test and ODI Championship
International Cricket Council chief executive committee (CEC) has set out
a proposal for a World Test Championship. The Championship will be part of the
Future Tour Programme set by the ICC and will run for a period of four years.
At the end of the which, the top four teams will enter a
|ICC suspends Pakistani tainted trio
The ICC has, for the first time since the clause for the provisional suspension was brought into its code of conduct, banned the three Pakistani cricketers accused
of match-fixing. The three include Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, all of whom were accused by a British tabloid of acce
|ICC announces schedule for 2011 World Cup
The ICC has announced the World Cup schedule for the 2011 edition in Mumbai.
According to this schedule, India will open the campaign against Bangladesh
at Mirpur on the 19th of February. India will play the remaining five of its league
stage games in India itself.
Sri Lanka will have a new
|Hayden checks into Cricket Australia with his suggestions
Mathew Hayden has made a suggestion that should warm the cockles of the IPL hearts.
Only recently drafted into the Cricket Australia board, Hayden has said that the
ICC should consider stopping the Champions Trophy altogether and instead,
create a two month long window for the Indian Premier L
|Lahore Court order further adds to ICC legal woes
There seems to be absolutely no let up in the pressure that the PCB seems to be
mounting on the ICC. The latest salvo came in the form of a Pakistan Court issuing
a stay order, until June 2, 2009, on the relocation of the World Cup 2011
secretariat from Lahore to Mumbai. Post the attack on the
|PCB officials expected to meet Sharad Pawar and Co
Pakistan's aggressive stance, after it was decided that the country wouldn't host
any of the 2011 World Cup matches, continued uninhibited as their Board President
Ijaz Butt met with his counterpart and other officials in Sri Lanka. On
offer were two proposals; Either the Asian Bloc agree to a
|Sohail Tanvir along with 3 other Pakistani players to meet Lalit Modi
In an interesting development, the four Pakistani players who were suspended from
participating in this year's IPL have planned to travel to South Africa
to meet the tournament commissioner, Lalit Modi. The statement came from
last year's purple cap holder Sohail Tanvir that the players would
|Aus v Pak 5th ODI Abu Dhabi 09 Live
Dead rubbers rarely kindle any of serious interest amongst
players or the spectators for that matter but if you're a side that's as short
of international match practice as is Pakistan, then every game that
you play gains significance. Especially if that game happens to be against a
|Watching Yuvraj Singh hit sixes was quite an experience says umpire Simon Taufel
Simon Taufel, the man officiating at the all-important end during the over when
Yuvraj Singh hit the ICC award winning six sixes, said it was "quite
an experience" watching the Indian unleash his array of strokes.
"It was quite an experience," Taufel told reporters last ni
|Tean India goes down to fifth place in ODI rankings
Despite their historic 3-2 series-win against Sri Lanka,
India has dropped to fifth place in the ICC ODI Championship
table, released today.
England replaced India at the fourth place and has second position within touching
distance after winning three consecutive matches against South Af
|Criticised by ICC now UPCA starts work on Kanpur cricket pitch
Stung by the ICC's criticism of the Green Park Stadium's pitch here, the
Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association is on damage control mode and has already
started preparing the track for the next international match at the venue, an
India-England ODI in November.
As a precautionary measure, the U
|Sunil Gavaskar resigns as Indian Cricket Committee Chairman
Sunil Gavaskar's controversial chairmanship of ICC's Cricket Committee came to
a sudden end today when he announced his resignation from the post, weeks after
he was asked to choose between his media commitments and his role with the games's
world governing body.
The former India captain co
|Ban V SA ODI Live
Bangladesh go into their first of their three one day matches
with South Africa looking to pick up the bits and pieces of what has
been a miserable past four months for the Asian tigers. After being outplayed
by New Zealand down under, more misery was heaped upon the Bangladeshis by a
|Ricky Ponting at top of ICC rankings with career best rating points
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting's two unbeaten centuries in
the Chappell-Hadlee Series gave him his career best rating points of 832 even
as he continued his domination at the top of the ICC rankings for the
ODI batsmen, released today.
Ponting not only ensured his team's 2-0 vi
|Stuart Clark ignored while Shaun Tait returns to Australia ODI squad against NewZealand
Shaun Tait staged a comeback after an injury hiatus but Stuart
Clark failed to make the cut as Australia today announced a 13-member
squad for the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy one day series starting in Adelaide on
"After making a huge impact at the World Cup earlier
|Wasim Jaffer Sourav Ganguly Sachin Tendulkar move up in ICC cricket rankings
India may have been forced to settle for a draw in the second Test against Pakistan
but the trio of Wasim Jaffer, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly
can take heart from the fact that the Kolkata runfeast has pushed them up in the
ICC Players Rankings.
Thanks to his double century in the f
|Comprehensive series win against pakistan can lift India to top 3 Test cricketing nations
A convincing series triumph over Pakistan in the three-Test cricket series
starting tomorrow would take India to third spot in the ICC Test championship
A 3-0 or 2-0 series win over their arch rivals will lift Anil Kumble's team
above South Africa to third place behind Austral
|Indian Cricket Vice Captain Yuvraj singh fined for showing dissent at umpire decision
Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh was fined 20 per cent of his match fee for
showing dissent at the umpire's decision of giving him out during the fifth and
final cricket one-dayer against Pakistan here.
The punishment was handed down by ICC match referee Roshan Mahanama
following a hearing after
|ICC warns BCCI to abide by anti racism code and to do fair selection
The International Cricket Council has warned the Indian Board that it must abide
by its anti-racism code and act seriously on the incident of racist crowd behaviour
against Australian all-rounder Andrew Symonds in Vadodara.
The BCCI has played down the incident only to irk the Australian tea
|Wi Fi installation hampers International Cricket Council anti corruption officer in Pakistan
The ICC anti-corruption officer for the ongoing Test series between Pakistan
and Australia is having trouble in keeping an eye on the team dressing
rooms here after Wi-Fi wireless connections were installed in the National Stadium.
The ICC anti-corruption regulations don't permit players or
|ICC not to intervene as it is cricket board internal matter
With the tussle between the BCCI and the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL)
intensifying in the last few days, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today
maintained that it was an "internal matter" of the Indian Board and
there was no need for any interference at this stage.
|ICC announces match officials for upcoming twenty20 cricket World Cup 2007
The International Cricket Council today announced the names
of nine umpires and three match referees, excluding those who officiated in
the World Cup final, for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup to be held in South
A total of 27 matches will be played in the September 11-24 tour
|Ray Mali believes in leading International Cricket Council as a team
International Cricket Council (ICC) acting President Ray Mali today pledged
his total commitment to the development of the game and said he would like to
lead the world body as a team.
"I am not going to lead it all by myself. I believe in leading ICC
as a team and look forward to eve
|Additional ODIs is a threat to fitness of cricket players
The ICC Cricket Committee has expressed deep concern at the crammed international
calendar, saying "the addition of many ODIs" to the Future Tour
Programme was bound to have a "severe impact" on the standard of the
game and the players' fitness.
"The committee expr
|South Africa President Thabo Mbeki pays tribute to Percy Sonn
South African President Thabo Mbeki today paid glowing tribute to late
ICC President Percy Sonn, describing him as a "prolific administrator"
who unified cricket.
The 57-year-old Sonn passed away at a health clinic in Cape Town yesterday
following complications after he underwent
|ICC President Percy Sonn passes away
International Cricket Council President Percy Sonn, who was critically
ill for the past few days, died in Cape Town today.
Sonn, 57, was admitted to the Durbanville clinic in Cape Town on Monday after
developing complications from a colon surgery.
A former president of the South African cr
|International Cricket Council examine rules to find President
The International Cricket Council officials have been forced to look into their
constitution and regulations to find out who will automatically succeed President,
Percy Sonn who has fallen seriously ill in Cape Town.
According to South African newspapers his personal assistant George Hector