ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015
ICC announce umpires and referees for ICC World Cup 2015

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.

PCB to seek help from Aleem Dar to improve umpire standards
PCB to seek help from Aleem Dar to improve umpire standards

 In a bid to improve the umpiring standards here, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have decided to seek the help of the country's most celebrated Test umpire, Aleem Dar.

PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action
PCB to discuss ways to help bowlers with suspect action

A special committee formed by the Pakistan Cricket Board to identify and help bowlers with suspect bowling actions will hold its first meeting in Lahore this weekend.

Proteas opener Dean Elgar reprimanded after hitting stumps

South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been reprimanded for reacting angrily to his dismissal on the fourth day of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday.

Zimbabwe`s Tendai Chatara reprimanded for showing dissent

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.

ICC fines Broad for criticising match officials

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.

We discussed taking players off due to lightning: Broad

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.

India to play two warm-up games before ICC World Twenty20 2014

India will play two warm-up games before their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh next month, according the schedule announced by the world body on Wednesday.

Improve pay scales of Pak umpires, Dar to PCB

Pakistan`s top umpire Aleem Dar has called on the country`s Cricket Board to take a leaf out of India`s book and improve the pay scales for officials in the country.

Michael Clarke`s warning to umpire Aleem Dar ends bitter Ashes

Skipper Michael Clarke told umpire Aleem Dar not to touch him as the fifth and final Ashes Test ended in an acrimonious draw, Australian media revealed on Monday.

Harper backs `beleaguered` Dar as still amongst the best in business

Former ICC umpire Daryl Harper has said that Aleem Dar is still one of the best umpires in the sport, even as the Pakistani draws severe criticism for his decisions in the Ashes first Test at Trent Bridge.

Four officials to share duties over ten Ashes games

Four match officials will reportedly share duties over ten Ashes matches after concerns were raised over umpires` workloads by both England and Australia following the controversies surrounding the decisions regarding England`s Jonathan Trott and Stuart Broad.

We wouldn’t need umpires if players walked off, says Clarke

While England bowler Stuart Broad is being criticised for playing against the spirit of the game across the world, Australian skipper Michael Clarke said on Saturday that cricket wouldn’t need umpires if every batsman walked off the field after nicking the ball.

ICC, Hot Spot creator apologises for `wrong` Trott dismissal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly apologised to England after the dismissal of batsman Jonathan Trott for his first golden duck in Test cricket had spoiled another memorable day of Ashes cricket in Nottingham.

ICC announces crack down on ball tampering

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a crack down on ball tampering.

Ball change costs Dar Champions Trophy final, speculates British media

The change of ball during England`s loss to Sri Lanka in the group stages has apparently cost Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar an opportunity to be an on-field official in tomorrow`s ICC Champions Trophy final.

`Ball changing` Aleem Dar `demoted` to fourth umpire for CT final

Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar has reportedly been relegated to the peripheral fourth umpire role following the ball-tampering allegations in the ICC Champions Trophy that rocked the England team.

Willis alleges England of ball tampering vs SL, Giles denies

Former captain Bob Willis made a sensational claim that England players indulged in ball tampering which led to umpires changing the ball during the group league match of the ICC Champions Trophy against Sri Lanka.

Aleem Dar in no mood to retire

Top Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar today said he would not retire in the wake his criticism for some poor decisions during the India-England Mumbai Test, saying he has moved on.

Inzamam hits out at Warne for criticising umpire Aleem Dar

Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has hit out at the ex-Australia spin king Shane Warne for criticising Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar for his bad decision during the recently-concluded second Test between India and England in Mumbai.