England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 30% of his match fee for telling umpire Aleem Dar to "just get on with the game" during the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands.
In a protocol deviation, India's S Ravi today replaced Aleem Dar as the umpire for the fourth cricket one-dayer between India and South Africa in Chennai after the Pakistani official had to be withdrawn from the series owing to security concerns.
After Shiv Sena members reportedly threatened to stop Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar from officiating in the fifth India versus South Africa ODI in Mumbai on October 25, the International Cricket Council (ICC) withdrew him from the remaining series.
Even as Bangladesh expressed outrage over the Rohit Sharma 'no-ball' controversy during their World Cup quarterfinal defeat to India, the BCCI on Friday asked ICC President Mustafa Kamal who criticised "poor umpiring" in that match, to raise the issue before the world body.
The International Cricket Council`s Bangladeshi president has threatened to quit over the umpiring in his country`s World Cup quarter-final defeat to India, suggesting the match appeared to have been fixed.
International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson on Friday slammed his organisation`s Bangladeshi president for questioning the integrity of umpires, saying allegations of fixing were "unfortunate" and "baseless".
England's Ian Gould and Pakistan's Aleem Dar will be the on-field umpires for the India-Bangladesh cricket World Cup quarterfinal to be held at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Thursday.
Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires for the World Cup opener between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 as ICC on Friday announced the umpire and match referees for the pool stage of the mega cricket event.
Zimbabwe`s Tendai Chatara has been reprimanded after pleading guilty to a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first day`s play in the one-off Test against South Africa in Harare on Saturday.
England captain Stuart Broad was Sunday fined 15 percent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after pleading guilty to a Level 1 charge of publicly criticising match officials following his team`s Group 1 encounter against New Zealand.
England cricket captain Stuart Broad said he and New Zealand counterpart Brendon McCullum considered taking their players off the field due to fears they could be struck by lightning in their World Twenty20 clash on Saturday.