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Associate ICC nations confident ahead of World Cricket League
Associate ICC nations confident ahead of World Cricket League

Three associate member nations of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Uganda, Bermuda and Singapore Tuesday exuded optimism of their teams' chances of winning the World Cricket League (WCL) Division 3, beginning here Wednesday.

Australia aim for top Test spot
Australia aim for top Test spot

Australia have a chance to reclaim the top Test team spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings when they take on Pakistan in a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates from Wednesday.

Roshan Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs
Roshan Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs

Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) elite panel of match referees to reach the 200-mark milestone in One-Day Internationals (ODI) when he officiated the first ODI between New Zealand and South Africa in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, Tuesday.

Hagley Oval receives ICC accreditation
Hagley Oval receives ICC accreditation

The Hagley Oval, New Zealand’s newest cricket ground and venue for the opening game of the 2015 World Cup, Tuesday received the official accreditation from the International Cricket Council (ICC).

BCCI to initiate legal proceedings against WICB, suspends all bilateral tours​
BCCI to initiate legal proceedings against WICB, suspends all bilateral tours​

BCCI today decided to initiate legal proceedings against West Indies Cricket Board and suspended all bilateral tours between the two nations. This decision was taken due to abrupt cancellation of the tour by the WICB.

BCCI ignoring women's cricket, says WCAI secy Nutan Gavaskar
BCCI ignoring women's cricket, says WCAI secy Nutan Gavaskar

Accusing the BCCI of ignoring ladies cricket, Women's Cricket Association of India (WCAI) honorary general secretary Nutan Gavaskar has demanded the merger of the women's body with the all-powerful Indian board, which according to her was directed by the ICC eight years ago."ICC should send its observers to locate whether its directive given in the year 2006 regarding merger of WCAI with BCCI has been implemented in letter and spirit," Nutan said, while talking to reporters, here today.

ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10
ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10

Benefiting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.

CA sets up amnesty period to report fixing suspicions
CA sets up amnesty period to report fixing suspicions

 In a first of its kind initiative, Cricket Australia has decided to establish an amnesty period for its players to report corruption-related suspicions in an effort to weed out match fixing in the game and shady characters behind it.

Ajinkya Rahane seeks consistency to secure India team spot
Ajinkya Rahane seeks consistency to secure India team spot

Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane has said he is working towards attaining greater consistency and is looking to convert starts into big scores to secure his place in the Indian squad.

Mohammad Hafeez unconcerned over bowling action
Mohammad Hafeez unconcerned over bowling action

Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez said Sunday he was confident about his bowling action despite being reported during an Indian domestic league game last month.

Twenty20 cricket good for the sport, says Azar Mahmood
Twenty20 cricket good for the sport, says Azar Mahmood

Former Pakistan allrounder Azhar Mahmood on Sunday said he disagreed that Twenty20 cricket was spoiling younger generations of batsmen and is a threat to Test and one-day cricket.

South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand
South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand

South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand on Tuesday looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year.

ICC backs new testing methods for chucking
ICC backs new testing methods for chucking

Seeking to address doubts raised by the University of Western Australia (UWA), the ICC on Saturday defended its recent drive against chucking and its processes of identifying, testing bowlers with suspect actions.

Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial
Brendon McCullum to testify in Chris Cairns perjury trial

New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum said on Saturday he will testify against former teammate Chris Cairns in a perjury trial in London next year because he feels a duty "to protect the game".

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Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur
Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur

Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur today severely criticized WICB's decision to call its players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team.

Anil Kumble joins Twitter on his 44th birthday
Anil Kumble joins Twitter on his 44th birthday

Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble on his 44th birthday Friday became the latest public figure to join the Twitter bandwagon.

Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action
Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action

Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday.

UWA raises doubts over reliability of ICC's recent biomechanic tests on bowlers
UWA raises doubts over reliability of ICC's recent biomechanic tests on bowlers

The University of Western Australia (UWA), whom the International Cricket Council (ICC) relied upon for the last 20 years to develop models to test illegal bowling actions, has reportedly raised serious doubts over the reliability of the recent biomechanics tests that have resulted in several international bowlers being suspended.

Will seek legal recourse if Darrell Hair makes another comment: Harbhajan Singh
Will seek legal recourse if Darrell Hair makes another comment: Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has threatened to take legal action against controversial umpire Darrell Hair if the Australian continued to damage his reputation by making provocative comment that youngsters with suspect action have made him a role model.