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Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years
Special panel reduces ex-Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful's ban by three years

A special appeal panel has reduced former Bangladesh cricket team captain Mohammad Ashraful's lengthy ban by three years allowing the batsman to return to competitive cricket as early as August 2016.

Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup
Waqar Younis questions ICC's crackdown timing against chucking ahead of World Cup

Pakistan's cricket team head coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of the International Cricket Council's ( ICC) crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup and has suggested that rules on bowling actions could be relaxed for spinners.

Waqar Younis not happy with timing of ICC crackdown on bowling action
Waqar Younis not happy with timing of ICC crackdown on bowling action

Pakistan cricket team's head coach Waqar Younis is not happy with the crackdown on bowling actions being carried out by ICC, saying this will affect preparations of teams for the World Cup.

Waqar Younis questions timing of ICC crackdown on chucking
Waqar Younis questions timing of ICC crackdown on chucking

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of cricket authorities` crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup, and suggested that rules on bowling actions be relaxed for spinners.

CLT20 2014: Mystery spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action
CLT20 2014: Mystery spinner Sunil Narine reported for suspect action

West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine was reported for suspect bowling action during a Champions League T20 match between KKR and Dolphins, here on Monday in what turned out to be another ICC crackdown on chucking.

ICC to decide if I.Coast `street general` should face trial

International Criminal Court judges on Monday begin hearings to decide whether Ivorian ex-president Laurent Gbagbo`s right-hand man, Charles Ble Goude, should face trial for allegedly orchestrating deadly post-election violence in 2010-11.

Pakistan opt for 'mission cleanup' on suspect 'chuckers'
Pakistan opt for 'mission cleanup' on suspect 'chuckers'

After the ban on ace off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, Pakistan are on 'mission cleanup' with an astonishing 28 cases of suspect bowlers being reported in the ongoing national T20 championship at the national stadium.

Suspended Sachithra Senanayake to play domestic cricket
Suspended Sachithra Senanayake to play domestic cricket

Sri Lanka Cricket said on Thursday it will allow suspended off-spin bowler Sachithra Senanayake to play domestic cricket as he is making good progress in remedying his bowling action.

ICC formally probes `endless list` of Central Africa atrocities

The International Criminal Court has opened a formal investigation into an "endless list" of atrocities committed in the Central African Republic, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda said on Wednesday.

Alastair Cook likely to hold on to ODI captaincy as England names squad
Alastair Cook likely to hold on to ODI captaincy as England names squad

Alastair Cook is expected to hold on to the position of the captain when England names its squad on Wednesday for the one-day series in Sri Lanka starting in November, a report said.

Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up
Qualifiers tour Australia in ICC World Cup warm-up

The four qualifiers for the ICC Cricket World Cup -- Afghanistan, Scotland, Ireland and the UAE -- are all in Australia this week in preparation for next year`s tournament.

Pakistan preparing for World Cup sans suspended Saeed Ajmal
Pakistan preparing for World Cup sans suspended Saeed Ajmal

Although the PCB is leaving no stone unturned to allow suspended off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal a chance to make a comeback to international cricket, the national selectors and head coach, Waqar Younis are already planning for the World Cups sans Ajmal.

Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson
Stressful Ravindra Jadeja episode went too far: James Anderson

Reflecting on his infamous altercation with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, England pace spearhead James Anderson said the matter that brought a great deal of stress to him "went too far" and could have been dealt with on the day of the incident itself.

Afghanistan raring for maiden cricket World Cup
Afghanistan raring for maiden cricket World Cup

Afghanistan is eagerly awaiting its debut in the ICC cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, as the side spends four weeks Down Under to prepare for the upcoming tournament.

Afghanistan to begin cricket World Cup preparatory tour
Afghanistan to begin cricket World Cup preparatory tour

The Afghanistan cricket team will begin its four-week training tour in Australia and New Zealand with a one-day match in Perth Sunday as part of their preparation plans for the 2015 ICC World Cup.

Javed Miandad says Saeed Ajmal not essential to Pakistan's Cricket World Cup hopes
Javed Miandad says Saeed Ajmal not essential to Pakistan's Cricket World Cup hopes

Batting legend Javed Miandad said Thursday Pakistan could still win next year`s World Cup even if star spinner Saeed Ajmal remained suspended due to a chucking ban.

Darren Bravo fined by ICC
Darren Bravo fined by ICC

West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day's play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia.

Saeed Ajmal will undergo bio-mechanic test at PCB lab: Intikhab Alam
Saeed Ajmal will undergo bio-mechanic test at PCB lab: Intikhab Alam

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will use all modern methods including a functional biomechanics laboratory to stamp out the menace of bowlers with illegal bowling actions in domestic cricket.

Saqlain Mushtaq defends 'perfectly legal doosra' delivery
Saqlain Mushtaq defends 'perfectly legal doosra' delivery

Former Pakistan ace off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has defended the controversial 'doosra' delivery he invented, after it came under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saeed Ajmal's bowling ban last week.

Saeed Ajmal ban 'good for the game': Darren Lehmann
Saeed Ajmal ban 'good for the game': Darren Lehmann

 Ahead of Australia's bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE, coach Darren Lehman has said ICC's decision to ban spinner Saeed Ajmal is "good for the game". Lehmann-coached Australia will play Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates in two Tests, three ODIs and a Twenty20 International in October.