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We have back-up plans if India refuses to play: PCB chief Shaharyar Khan
We have back-up plans if India refuses to play: PCB chief Shaharyar Khan

The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shaharyar Khan has said that the PCB has been working on a back up plan if India refuses to play the bilateral series in the United Arab Emirates in December.

T20 Leagues threatening future of bilateral series: ICC CEO
T20 Leagues threatening future of bilateral series: ICC CEO

The ICC chief executive David Richardson warned that the growing popularity of the domestic Twenty20 leagues like the IPL, Big Bash and CPL are threatening the survival of bilateral series with the exception of Ashes and big-ticket tours involving India.

Pakistan to play ODI series in Zimbabwe after September 30
Pakistan to play ODI series in Zimbabwe after September 30

 The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to tour Zimbabwe for three One-day Internationals and two T20Is, but would play the ODI series only after September 30 deadline, set by the ICC for the top eight teams in the ICC ODI rankings to qualify for the 2017 Champions Trophy.

ICC congratulates Scotland, Dutch on winning World T20 Qualifier
ICC congratulates Scotland, Dutch on winning World T20 Qualifier

 The International Cricket Council on Monday congratulated Scotland and the Netherlands for winning the ICC World Twenty20 2015 Qualifier after the final was rained off.

Pakistan team's tour of Zimbabwe called off: Reports
Pakistan team's tour of Zimbabwe called off: Reports

Pakistan team's tour of Zimbabwe next month and a planned tri-series ODI tournament there have been called off after mutual understanding between the two countries.

Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship
Asian cricket body invites bids for T20 Championship

Asian Cricket Council, which now functions under the umbrella of the ICC, has invited bids from some of its member countries to host the Asian T20 Championship early next year.

Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots
Oman, Afghanistan grab final World Twenty20 spots

Oman`s fairytale rise as a cricket nation continued Thursday when they qualified for next year`s World Twenty20 in India.

A five-wicket win over Namibia at the ICC qualifying event in Malahide near Dublin saw the Gulf minnows reach their first major international tournament.

World T20 Qualifier: ACSU to probe Afghanistan-Hong Kong match for unusual betting patterns
World T20 Qualifier: ACSU to probe Afghanistan-Hong Kong match for unusual betting patterns

The Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACU) of International Cricket Council (ICC) will probe the Afghanistan-Hong Kong match in Dublin for a possible match-fixing.

Two minors detained for racially abusing South African player in Chittagong
Two minors detained for racially abusing South African player in Chittagong

Cricket fanatics are having a field day. Two Bangladesh minors were detained at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong for racially abusing a South African player.

BCCI ties up with British Council to train Indian umpires
BCCI ties up with British Council to train Indian umpires

 In an effort to enhance communication skills of the umpires, the BCCI, as part of the Umpire Development Program has decided to host an English language upskilling course.

England T20 winner Michael Yardy to retire
England T20 winner Michael Yardy to retire

Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy -- a member of the England side that won the 2010 World Twenty20 in the Caribbean -- is to retire at the end of the season, it was announced Tuesday.

2016 World Twenty20: Eden Gardens to host final as BCCI announces venues
2016 World Twenty20: Eden Gardens to host final as BCCI announces venues

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday announced venues for matches of the ICC World Twenty20 2016.

AS Roma down Real Madrid on penalties at Champions Cup
AS Roma down Real Madrid on penalties at Champions Cup

Italian football club AS Roma edged out Spanish giants Real Madrid via penalty shoot-out 7-6, after the two teams played out a 0-0 draw in their International Champions Cup (ICC) clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here on Saturday.

ODI rule change is breath of fresh air: Varun Aaron
ODI rule change is breath of fresh air: Varun Aaron

Getting ready to lead the India 'A' pace attack in the upcoming two-match unofficial Test series against Australia 'A', fast bowler Varun Aaron today said the ODI rule change is like a "breath of fresh air".

Shashank Manohar blames N Srinivasan for mess, demands his ouster as ICC chief
Shashank Manohar blames N Srinivasan for mess, demands his ouster as ICC chief

 Former BCCI president Shashank Manohar on Saturday squarely blamed N Srinivasan for the mess in the high-profile IPL, saying that he was the "root of all scandals" and should immediately step down as the ICC chairman.

Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year
Mohammad Hafeez suspended from bowling for one year

Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was on Friday suspended from bowling in international cricket for the next 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced.

Why should I lag behind if there is 15-degree benefit: Ravichandran Ashwin
Why should I lag behind if there is 15-degree benefit: Ravichandran Ashwin

One of the few off-spinners in world cricket with a clean action, India's Ravichandran Ashwin admits that the need to use the allowed 15-degree flex does arise in the modern game even though he has learnt to bowl with a straight arm.

India maintain second place in ODI rankings
India maintain second place in ODI rankings

Following the 3-0 series win against Zimbabwe, India have maintained their second place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) team rankings, released on Thursday.

10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC
10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC

The MCC World Cricket Committee, which includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly among others, feels the ICC's decision to limit the ODI World Cup to 10 teams is a "retrograde step" and detrimental to the sport's chances of finding a place in the Olympics.

Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision
Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision

Australia great Ricky Ponting has given his public support to calls by the MCC world cricket committee for Twenty20 cricket to be included as an Olympic sport.