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PSL: Pakistan promise head of state-level security to foreign cricketers for Lahore finale

PSL: Pakistan promise head of state-level security to foreign cricketers for Lahore finale

The second season of the tournament will start tomorrow in Dubai with Islamabad United taking on Peshawar Zalmi.

Feb 08, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
ICC official Giles Clarke urges 'caution' in bringing international cricket back to Pakistan

ICC official Giles Clarke urges 'caution' in bringing international cricket back to Pakistan

FICA has earlier this month advised players not to tour Pakistan due to an extremely elevated state of insecurity in the country.

Jan 29, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Malaysian cricket officials term Pakistan as 'Safe' and 'ideal' country to hold top cricket events

Malaysian cricket officials term Pakistan as 'Safe' and 'ideal' country to hold top cricket events

Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket tournaments since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009.

Jan 17, 2017, 11:01 AM IST
West Indies reject proposal to tour Pakistan for T20I series citing security concerns

West Indies reject proposal to tour Pakistan for T20I series citing security concerns

Pakistan have not hosted any international cricket tournaments since the terror attack on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in 2009.

Jan 13, 2017, 09:33 AM IST
PSL: PCB slams FICA for warning players against playing cricket in Pakistan for security reasons

PSL: PCB slams FICA for warning players against playing cricket in Pakistan for security reasons

FICA said in a statement on Tuesday that players should not play in the final of the Pakistan Super League being planned by the PCB in March.

Jan 10, 2017, 20:52 PM IST
Cricketers insecure about providing corruption related info: FICA

Cricketers insecure about providing corruption related info: FICA

The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) has said that players across the world are insecure about providing information related to corruption to the anti-corruption units (ACU) of the various member boards.

Jun 13, 2016, 22:10 PM IST
Coach and Support Staff registration for MCL goes live

Coach and Support Staff registration for MCL goes live

 The registration process for individuals interested in becoming coaches and in taking up allied positions during the the Masters Champions League cricket tournament has begun.

Sep 30, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

Bangladesh relaunches controversial BPL

Bangladesh plans to revive a lucrative Twenty20 tournament in November, two years after it was halted in the wake of match-fixing scandals, cricket officials said Wednesday.

Sep 16, 2015, 17:00 PM IST
There should be players body in Pakistan cricket: FICA

There should be players body in Pakistan cricket: FICA

The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) has again advised the Pakistani cricketers to form a players association in their country, saying it will benefit them.

Jun 07, 2015, 18:55 PM IST
Bangladesh plans to revive scandal-hit T20 league

Bangladesh plans to revive scandal-hit T20 league

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is planning to revive a controversial Twenty20 league which was shut down two years ago following a match-fixing scandal.

May 13, 2015, 18:56 PM IST
Cricketers' Association warns teams against touring Pakistan

Cricketers' Association warns teams against touring Pakistan

As Pakistan gets ready to host Zimbabwe in its first proper home series in six years, the Federation of International Cricketers' Association warned against international teams touring the country, stating its security experts had said the "risk is unmanageable".

May 06, 2015, 21:33 PM IST
Cricketers' body: Playing in Pakistan an 'unacceptable risk'

Cricketers' body: Playing in Pakistan an 'unacceptable risk'

Foreign cricket teams touring Pakistan still face an "unacceptable risk," the international players' body said as Zimbabwe prepares to become the first full ICC member nation to play in the country since a deadly gun attack targeted visiting players six years ago.

May 05, 2015, 10:25 AM IST
FICA opposes ICC's threat of banning players from T20 leagues

FICA opposes ICC's threat of banning players from T20 leagues

Federation of International Cricketers' Associations has objected to ICC's threat of banning players in future from Twenty20 leagues for West Indies-like pull-outs, saying that individual cricketers should not be penalised for a collective action.

Nov 11, 2014, 20:45 PM IST

FICA disappointed with Srinivasan elevation, NZC backs him

The Federation of International Cricketers Association (FICA) today said it was disappointed with N Srinivasan`s appointment to the post of ICC Chairman even as New Zealand Cricket Director Martin Snedden backed the controversial Indian administrator`s elevation to the top job.

Jun 27, 2014, 13:41 PM IST

No one has courage to stand up to Srini, FICA boss tells Verma

The COO of Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) Ian Smith reckons that no one in the ICC has the "courage to stand upto" BCCI president N Srinivasan and ECB chairman Giles Clarke as they cast a "very large shadow" in world cricket.

May 30, 2014, 16:14 PM IST

It`s critical to have independent anti-corruption unit: FICA

Federation of International Cricketers Associations (FICA) chief Paul Marsh today said it is important to have an independent integrity unit in place to oversee cricket because corruption is not limited to the actions of players on the field.

May 17, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

Srinivasan set to attend ICC meeting in Dubai

Under-fire N Srinivasan is all set to attend the ICC executive board meeting in Dubai on April 9-10 as BCCI`s "representative" despite being sidelined from the Cricket Board`s affairs following a Supreme Court directive.

Apr 08, 2014, 18:36 PM IST

FICA wants Srinivasan to step aside from ICC functions

The Federation of International Cricketers` Associations wants the under-fire N Srinivasan to stand aside from all ICC functions after being forced out as BCCI President owing to the IPL betting scandal.

Apr 04, 2014, 14:07 PM IST

Self-interest, deal making will override cricket`s health:FICA

Federation of International Cricketers` Associations (FICA) today said that "self-interest and "short-term deal making" will override the sport`s long-term health following the recent ICC structural revamp.

Feb 10, 2014, 21:45 PM IST

ICC reforms will usher in deal-making era: players` body

"Self-interest" and "short-term deal making" will prevail over cricket`s long-term health following the recent structural reforms in the International Cricket Council (ICC), the global players` association said on Monday.

Feb 10, 2014, 12:52 PM IST