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India have heavy schedule after Bangladesh tour
India have heavy schedule after Bangladesh tour

The Indian cricket team has a packed playing schedule after it returns from the short trip to Bangladesh next month with a series against Pakistan also scheduled in December, as per the ICC's Future Tours Programme.

Indo-Pak series at discussion stage, many issues yet to be resolved: BCCI
Indo-Pak series at discussion stage, many issues yet to be resolved: BCCI

BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Wednesday told reported that the India-Pakistan bilateral series was only at the discussion stage for now.

Zimbabwe brings international cricket back to Pakistan
Zimbabwe brings international cricket back to Pakistan

The Zimbabwe cricket team landed in Pakistan in the early hours of Tuesday, becoming the first Test-playing nation to visit the militancy-wracked South Asian country in six years, Lahore airport officials said.

ICC cricket committee recommends removal of batting powerplay
ICC cricket committee recommends removal of batting powerplay

Acknowledging that the balance had shifted too far in favour of batsmen in limited-overs format, the ICC cricket committee today recommended the removal of batting powerplay besides allowing five fielders outside the circle in the last 10 overs.

Horrors of 2009 attack still haunts Ahsan Raza
Horrors of 2009 attack still haunts Ahsan Raza

Umpire Ahsan Raza, who survived the deadly militants attack on the Sri Lankan team and match officials in Lahore six years ago, still remembers the day as a nightmare.

High stakes, security as Pakistan isolation ends with Zimbabwe series
High stakes, security as Pakistan isolation ends with Zimbabwe series

The last time a Test-level cricket team visited Pakistan, seven Sri Lankan players went home with bullet and shrapnel wounds after RPG and machine gun-wielding militants ambushed their team bus in Lahore.

Javed Miandad accuses ICC of meddling in Pakistan's cricket affairs
Javed Miandad accuses ICC of meddling in Pakistan's cricket affairs

 Pakistan's former captain Javed Miandad has accused the ICC of meddling in affairs related to the country's cricket and said the apex body did nothing for the benefit of the Asian team.

Mohammad Aamir could play in Big Bash T20
Mohammad Aamir could play in Big Bash T20

 Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer Mohammad Aamir could feature in the Australian Big Bash T20 tournament later this year.

PCB announces own panel of umpires for Zimbabwe series
PCB announces own panel of umpires for Zimbabwe series

 With the ICC refusing to depute its officials for the upcoming Pakistan-Zimbabwe cricket series here owing to security concerns, the PCB on Sunday announced its own panel of match officials for the games.

ICC not to appoint match officials for Zimbabwe's tour to Pakistan
ICC not to appoint match officials for Zimbabwe's tour to Pakistan

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday advised the Pakistan Cricket Board that it will not be appointing its match officials for the upcoming series between Pakistan and Zimbabwe this month, according to reports.

Syria war crimes justice unlikely despite evidence: Experts

The chances of anyone being prosecuted for Syrian war crimes are today smaller than ever, experts say, as realpolitik smothers an increasingly solid mountain of evidence accumulated during the often barbaric four-year conflict.

Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests
Black Caps sceptical about day-night Tests

 New Zealand`s top players are overwhelmingly against a proposal to play "day-night" Test cricket when they tour Australia this year, fearing it will "devalue" the game, the New Zealand Cricket Players Association said Thursday.

ICC Cricket Committee meeting to begin on Friday
ICC Cricket Committee meeting to begin on Friday

 The two-day annual ICC Cricket Committee meeting will begin in Mumbai on Friday to discuss various issues including illegal bowling actions and a review of the World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.

IPL: Four CSK players involved in fixing, claims Lalit Modi
IPL: Four CSK players involved in fixing, claims Lalit Modi

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner, Lalit Modi, claimed that at least four Chennai Super Kings (CSK) players were involved in fixing.

Pakistan blame game in full flow after Bangladesh debacle
Pakistan blame game in full flow after Bangladesh debacle

Pakistan's cricket chiefs face a battle to address the reasons behind their disastrous tour to Bangladesh as they gear up for their first home series against Test opposition in six years.

Sri Lanka Cricket elections in six months
Sri Lanka Cricket elections in six months

Elections to appoint office bearers to the governing body Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will be held by January next year.

India moves up to fourth place in ICC Test rankings
India moves up to fourth place in ICC Test rankings

 India has benefited from the annual update of ICC Test Rankings as it gained four points and two places to occupy fourth in the latest chart issued on Monday.

Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Bangladesh
Pakistan fined for slow over-rate against Bangladesh

Pakistan`s players were Sunday fined for a slow over-rate during their victorious second Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series
New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said he believed his side were worthy of longer series ahead of their two-Test campaign in England.

Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC
Associate members to get a chance to play Test Cricket, says ICC

In an attempt to fulfil the chance of the associate nations to play test cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the dates for the first round of fixtures for the four-day first-class ICC Intercontinental Cup 2015-17.