International Cricket Council

Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says Javed Miandad

Toss-less Tests: No harm in experimenting, says Javed Miandad

Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has backed the proposal to abolish toss from Test cricket.

May 21, 2018, 15:20 PM IST
ICC apologises for tweet on PM Narendra Modi, launches inquiry

ICC apologises for tweet on PM Narendra Modi, launches inquiry

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday apologised and launched an investigation into a social media post relating to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that went out from its official Twitter handle.

Apr 25, 2018, 17:51 PM IST
Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai to miss start of World Cup qualifiers

Afghanistan skipper Asghar Stanikzai to miss start of World Cup qualifiers

Afghanistan suffered a blow ahead of their 2019 World Cup qualifying campaign Monday when captain Asghar Stanikzai was ruled out of the start of the tournament after undergoing surgery to have his appendix removed, the International Cricket Council announced.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:44 PM IST
International Cricket Council appoints Indra Nooyi as its first independent female director

International Cricket Council appoints Indra Nooyi as its first independent female director

Nooyi will join the ICC Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC Independent Chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment.

Feb 09, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Dangerous Wanderers pitch 'misbehaving and how', Michael Holding gives it 2/100

India vs South Africa: Dangerous Wanderers pitch 'misbehaving and how', Michael Holding gives it 2/100

The grassy nature of the pitch used for the final Test between India and South Africa changed to a 'misbehaving' one on the third day's play as cricket experts called it dangerous to play on, urging the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take strong notice. 

Jan 26, 2018, 16:07 PM IST
Virat Kohli named captain of ICC's Test and ODI teams

Virat Kohli named captain of ICC's Test and ODI teams

Kohli scored 2,023 runs at 77.80, including eight centuries and three half-centuries in 18 matches during the qualification period.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year, top ODI Player of 2017

Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year, top ODI Player of 2017

Kohli was also the recipient of Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Jan 18, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
ICC clears Sri Lanka Cricket of corruption

ICC clears Sri Lanka Cricket of corruption

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said on Tuesday that the sport's global governing body had found no evidence of wrongdoing following allegations of match-fixing and other forms of corruption.

Jan 09, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Rohit Sharma storms into top five of ICC rankings for ODI batsmen

Rohit Sharma storms into top five of ICC rankings for ODI batsmen

According to an ICC media release, it is for the first time that Rohit has crossed the 800-point mark and is now No. 5 on the list.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Afghanistan's wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad suspended for doping violation

Afghanistan's wicket-keeper Mohammad Shahzad suspended for doping violation

The 29-year-old Shazad, who has played 58 ODIs and as many T20s for his country, breached article 2.1 of the ICC Anti-Doping Code.

Dec 08, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
ICC probes suspended Pune curator after TV sting operation

ICC probes suspended Pune curator after TV sting operation

In the sting operation, Salgaoncar is seen and heard speaking to an undercover reporter, who poses as a bookie, while standing on the pitch on the eve of the second ODI match.

Oct 25, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
 ICC urges higher pay to stop women leaving the game

ICC urges higher pay to stop women leaving the game

Clare Connor, the former England captain who now heads the ICC's women's committee, has said that other countries must match Australia's eight-fold increase in wages.

Oct 12, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
After getting Test status, Afghanistan celebrates 'big dream' coming true

After getting Test status, Afghanistan celebrates 'big dream' coming true

Cricket has undergone a boom in recent years in Afghanistan with the rise of Twenty20 cricket, its big-hitting and constant action generating huge interest among fans.

Jun 23, 2017, 09:26 AM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Azhar Ali says match against arch-rivals India 'just another game' for Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy: Azhar Ali says match against arch-rivals India 'just another game' for Pakistan

A former captain of the Pakistan ODI side, Azhar`s tally of 1,605 runs in 45 matches at an average of over 38 would once have been respectable enough.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:27 PM IST
Pakistan's role crucial in terminating 'Big Three' from ICC structure: PCB

Pakistan's role crucial in terminating 'Big Three' from ICC structure: PCB

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that his country played a big role in the termination of the 'Big Three', featuring the cricket boards of India, England and Australia, from the structure of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Apr 29, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Shashank Manohar defers resignation, will stay as ICC Chairman 'to enable smooth transition'

Shashank Manohar defers resignation, will stay as ICC Chairman 'to enable smooth transition'

Manohar had earlier mailed his resignation letter to ICC CEO Dave Richardson without clarifying the exact reason for this sudden move.

Mar 24, 2017, 15:24 PM IST
Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC chairman; BCCI surprised at decision

Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC chairman; BCCI surprised at decision

Shashank Manohar on Wednesday resigned as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman.

Mar 16, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC chairman with immediate effect

Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC chairman with immediate effect

The 59-year-old has cited personal reasons for leaving the top job in the ICC.

Mar 15, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
IND vs AUS: After Shane Warne's 'surface of Mars' comment, BCCI could face $A20,000 fine for Pune Test pitch

IND vs AUS: After Shane Warne's 'surface of Mars' comment, BCCI could face $A20,000 fine for Pune Test pitch

BCCI has 14 days to provide a response to the International Cricket Council, which will then review the matter and has the power to issue a warning or a fine of Australian dollars 19,500.

Mar 01, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

HILARIOUS: On his 43rd birthday, Herschelle Gibbs trolls International Cricket Council in style

In its tweet (now deleted) for Herschelle Gibbs, ICC wrote, "6, 167 Test runs, 8,94 ODI runs, 400 T20I runs. Happy Birthday to former South Africa batsman @hershybru."

Feb 23, 2017, 15:39 PM IST