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PCB gears up to file a case against BCCI

PCB gears up to file a case against BCCI

The India Pakistan cricket rivalry isn’t happening anytime soon, but seems like the respective cricket boards have taken matters into their own hands as the government of India refuses to play against Pakistan. According to the PCB chairman Najam Sethi, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will file a case against the BCCI for not honoring the MoUs signed mutually by […]

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ICC announces test ranking scenarios ahead of the Ashes

ICC announces test ranking scenarios ahead of the Ashes

Ahead of the Ashes series starting tomorrow, International Cricket Council has announced the Test ranking scenarios. England is currently at third in the rankings and enjoying an eight-point lead over their arch-rivals Australia who are at the fifth position. If Australia wins the Ashes In any case, Australia whitewashes England, they will climb to the third position in the rankings […]

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Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action found to be illegal

Mohammad Hafeez’s bowling action found to be illegal

The ICC today announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez to be illegal and, he has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. The assessment revealed that the majority of his deliveries exceeded the 15 degrees level of tolerance permitted under the regulations. In accordance with Article 11.1, Hafeez’s international […]

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BCCI out of Big Three?

BCCI out of Big Three?

Has the Board of Control for Cricket in India gotten a taste of its own medicine? Are the blues now technically out of the Big Three? Is it just a “Big Two” now? On Saturday, the BCCI complained the new model was presented to them as a fait accompli. Well, blow us all down if those weren’t the exact words […]

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Giles Clarks insists bringing cricket back to Pakistan will take time

Giles Clarks insists bringing cricket back to Pakistan will take time

Giles Clarke, leader of the England and Wales Cricket Board and executive of the ICC’s Pakistan Task Force, has advised that taking worldwide cricket back to Pakistan will be a difficult procedure requiring “a ton of time and diligent work”. Clarke touched base in Lahore on Saturday – his first visit to the nation as leader of the Pakistan Task […]

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Azhar Ali suspended for slow over rate

Azhar Ali suspended for slow over rate

Blessing in disguise for Pakistani fans? Pakistan’s ODI captain Azhar Ali has been slapped with a one-game suspension by the ICC as a result of his side’s slow over rate during the fifth and final ODI against Australia in Adelaide this past Sunday. The ODI skipper will miss Pakistan’s next ODI, which comes on the tour of West Indies this […]

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Want 15-16 teams to be playing top-level cricket: ICC

Want 15-16 teams to be playing top-level cricket: ICC

The ICC (International Cricket Council) wants a rise in the number of teams playing cricket at the top-most level and is working in favor of that notion under the leadership of Shashank Manohar, the former BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) chairman. ICC chief executive David Richardson believes there should be 15-16 teams instead of the conventional 10, […]

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Faf Du Plessis refuses to back out of appeal

Faf Du Plessis refuses to back out of appeal

Faf du Plessis has affirmed he will proceed with his allure against his ball-altering charge, despite the fact that he hazards a match boycott if discovered liable by the legal magistrate. Du Plessis, who was fined 100% of his match charge of the Hobart Test a month ago, was affirmed as South Africa’s changeless Test commander on Tuesday, however told […]

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Test cricket needs league system: ICC Chief

Test cricket needs league system: ICC Chief

David Richardson, International Cricket Council’s (ICC) CEO, gave a report on the representing body’s arrangements to rebuild universal cricket on Friday (November 25). The ICC’s arrangements to part Test cricket into two levels was as of late restricted by various cricket sheets, strikingly the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Rather meetings, instead of divisions, among 12-Test playing […]

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ICC respond to Du Plessis appeal

ICC respond to Du Plessis appeal

Following Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s stand-in captain’s, appeal against the International Cricket Council’s decision of charging him guilty of ball-tampering in Hobart, the governing body issued a statement on Friday (November 25). A video footage earlier showed du Plessis applying saliva on the ball, a popular practice to keep the shine on the ball, but with mint in the […]

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