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Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma Super Over Controversy Unveiled

Rohit Sharma Super Over Controversy Unveiled , In a gripping T20 encounter between India and Afghanistan in Bengaluru, the spotlight turned to Rohit Sharma's participation in the Super Over, raising questions about whether he retired out or retired hurt. The dramatic finish saw India clinching victory in two Super Overs against a resilient Afghanistan side. Super Over Drama Unfolds The third T20I between India and Afghanistan reached unprecedented heights with the need for two Super Overs to determine the winner. Amidst the chaos,
Olympics-ICC prepares bid for cricket's inclusion in 2028 LA Games

Olympics-ICC prepares bid for cricket’s inclusion in 2028 LA…

NEW DELHI : The International Cricket Council (ICC) is preparing a bid for the game's inclusion in the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, the governing body said on Tuesday. Cricket last featured in the 1900 Olympics in Paris and has rarely been played in other multi-sport events, which many believe is essential for the game's growth outside the Commonwealth nations. "Our sport is united behind this bid, and we see the Olympics as a part of cricket's long-term future," ICC chair Greg
Ravichandran Ashwin Wins ICC Men's Player Of The Month Award For February

Ravichandran Ashwin Wins ICC Men’s Player Of The Month…

Ravichandran Ashwin had a sensational Test series against England, returning a haul of 32 wickets and a century to boot. Ravichandran Ashwin has won the ICC Men's Player of the Month award for February after his all-round display in the Test series against England. Ashwin not only finished as the top wicket-taker in the 3-1 series win against England, but also scored his seventh Test century. He scored 176 runs in the three matches in February and took 24 wickets in the month.

India to face New Zealand in World Test Championship…

Virat Kohli-led Team India booked a spot in the final of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) after they defeated England by an innings and 25 runs in the 4th Test at Motera in Ahmedabad. After taking a lead of 160 runs, India bowled out the Joe Root-led side for 135 to seal a thumping victory and sealed the series 3-1. Before the start of the 4th Test, India were at top of the ICC World Test Championship table with 71 percentage points

‘Why should I praise Ashwin and Axar if Root…

India vs England: The latest to weigh in on the pitch debate is former Pakistan captain Inzamam-Ul-Haq, who has blatantly expressed that such a wicket is not good for the health of Test cricket. Even with one day to go for the fourth and final Test match between India and England, the debate surrounding the third Test match at the Narendra Modi Stadium is as hot as ever. The match that saw India wrap up a 10-wicket-win inside two days – the first

ICC to launch series to mark 10th anniversary of…

Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will launch a series named #CWC11Rewind on Friday to mark the 10th anniversary of India's 2011 World Cup triumph at home. The series will look back at tournament's iconic moments through 100 posts. Some of the contents will include a five-min highlights of every match released on the ICC website on the day the match occurred, player-focused highlights from each match across ICC social channels, daily Instagram Reels content targeting a younger demographic, and interviews with key

Process For The Election Of ICC Chairperson Underway

The International Cricket Council Board today confirmed the process for the election of its next Chairperson is underway and is expected to be concluded by early December. The process, which is being overseen by the Independent Chairman of the ICC Audit Committee, has commenced and the first stage is for the nominations of potential candidates to be made by current Board   Directors by 18 October 2020. Any nominee will then need to be seconded by another Board Director to become a candidate

Everything You Need to Know About International Cricket’s Return

3 Test matches, 20 days, 2 venues and a bio-secure environment and cricket is finally set to make a comeback 4 months after cricket, and pretty much everything else, was ‘cancelled’ due to the coronavirus pandemic. England is leading the way and bringing international cricket back this July, with a 3-match Test series against the West Indies. But with nearly 3 lakh cases and almost 2000 new positive cases everyday, how is the ECB planning to pull off this series? Well, let’s start

World T20 to be postponed to 2022, October window…

The postponement of this year's T20 World Cup in Australia to 2022, which might open up a window for the lucrative Indian Premier League in October, is expected to be formalised when the International Cricket Council's all-powerful board holds a tele-conference on Thursday. The decision, if it is formalised, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic will give members a chance to chalk out their bilateral blue-print in the coming months. "There is a good chance that postponement of World T20 will be decided during

No to saliva, yes to sweat: ICC set to…

On Monday, the ICC Cricket Committee headed by Anil Kumble banned saliva use to shine the ball. Also, non-neutral umpires made a coronavirus-forced return for all international matches. Saliva ban Henceforth, players would be barred from using saliva to shine the ball. The decision has been taken today, as the Kumble-led Cricket Committee had a meeting via conference call that addressed issues like maintaining the condition of the match ball. Reason The ICC says changes to regulations have been brought in to “to mitigate the risks
ICC proposed T20 Champions Cup and ODI Champions Cup for 2023-31 Calender

ICC Rankings: India lose No. 1 Test spot, Pakistan…

India are no more the No. 1 ranked-Test team as Australia have become the new table-toppers in the longest format of the game, according to the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings updated on Friday. India have now slipped to the 3rd spot on the ICC Test rankings with Australia taking the top spot and New Zealand jumping to the 2nd position. Australia have 116 rating points, New Zealand 115 and India 114 in the latest rankings. "India have yielded the top spot

2020-21 national contract list announced Cricket South Africa

Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been left out of Cricket South Africa's national contract list for the 2020-21 season, while pacer Beuran Hendricks has been awarded his first national contract. The list was announced on Monday, 23 March, in a media release, as all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius, batsman Rassie van der Dussen and fast bowler Anrich Nortje received contract upgrades. "We have contracted 16 men's players and 14 women's players which we feel is the appropriate number to maintain our national squads across the

First Case from Cricket Fraternity To Be Infected by…

Majid Haq, a Pakistan -born, former Scotland cricketer is the first cricketer to be affected by Coronavirus or COVID-19. He had himself announced on Twitter that he was tested positive by novel coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at Royal Alexandra Hospital in the Paisley area of Glasgow. He thus became the first case from the cricket fraternity to be infected by coronavirus. “Looking forward to potentially getting back home today after testing positive with coronavirus. Staff at the RAH in Paisley have been

Jemimah Rodrigues Shows Her Dancing Skills

Jemimah Rodrigues has already proved her worth in the ongoing ICC Women's T20 World Cup in Australia. India became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals after an all-round team performance helped them beat New Zealand by 3 runs. Jemimah Rodrigues, who played a vital role with two top-quality knocks against the defending champions Australia and Asian-rivals Bangladesh has been very vocal on the support the Indian team has received from the fans. Jemimah Rodrigues, the top order teenager was spotted having

ICC Trolls Donald Trump For Mispronouncing Sachin Tendulkar’s Name

The International Cricket Council has trolled US President Donald Trump who is on a visit to India. Trump is invited by Indian PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of unveiling arguably, the world's largest cricket stadium in Motera. His trip is being named as "Namaste Trump". ICC trolls Donald Trump has been trending everywhere after the US President mispronounced Sachin Tendulkar's name. While addressing the crowd of over one lakh at the Motera stadium, Trump spoke about Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. "This

ICC Bans Oman Cricketer Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi For…

Oman Cricketer Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi has been banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for seven years after he accepted four charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges relate to attempting to influence team members to engage in corruption during the 2019 T20 World Cup Qualifier, played in the UAE. Oman Cricketer Yousef Abdulrahim Al Balushi was suspended by the ICC for the same offence last month and now has been formally banned from the sport by the cricket's governing

India Likely to Lose Hosting Rights for 2023 World…

India is under threat of losing the hosting rights of 2023 World Cup if it fails to pay exemptions immediately. The ICC in a single page letter has asked the board members to pay their respective tax exemptions. The message was especially directed towards the 'Big 3' the BCCI, ECB and the ACB. The letter was reported to be signed by ICC’s CEO Manu Sawhney and it was sent out on February 13. In the letter, Sawhney wrote the board earlier agreed that

ICC Proposes T20 Champions Cup in 2023-31 Cricket Calendar

ICC is planning to propose the T20 Champions Cup in the cricket calendar between 2023-2031, a report in ESPN Cricinfo said. ICC Chief Manu Shawney proposed this move in a bid to provide consistent cash flow from events revenue to the game's smaller countries. The tournament would have the top ten teams in the world play 48 matches. This is the same number of games which was played during last year's 50-over World Cup. While 50-over Champions Cup will have six teams playing
Qatar T10 League 2019 Schedule, Teams, Squads and Match Timings

Qatar T10 League 2019 Schedule, Teams, Match Timings and…

After the sucess of 3rd season of Abu Dhabi T10 League, Now Qatar is hosted the first-ever franchise-based tournament of shortest version of the cricket. Qatar is now the second GCC (Gulf Corporation Council) country to host the format. The Qatar T10 League 2019 is happening just after the enriching success of the recently concluded Abu Dhabi T10 League that has set the benchmark for the shortest format of the game.Table of Content: Qatar T10 League History Qatar T10 League Full Details Qatar
ThreeUAE Player Charged for Match fixing by ICC Including UAE Skipper

Suspensions related to match-fixing rock UAE prior to T20…

In a shocking development ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup Qualifier, to be hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), three players from the UAE including Mohammed Naveed, the national captain, have received charges under ICC’s anti-corruption code. They have received provisional suspension ahead of the vital qualifier tournament and Naveed has already been removed from the UAE team without any official explanations on the 10th of October (Thursday). Batsman Shaiman Anwar and pace bowler Qadeer Ahmed have also been removed from