Don't have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC
Don't have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday admitted it “does not have the power to intervene” in the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban
Bangladesh appeals against reduced Mohammad Ashraful ban

Bangladeshi and international cricket authorities have jointly appealed against a reduced match ban for former captain Mohammad Ashraful for match-fixing, an official said on Wednesday.

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.

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.

Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep
Australia reclaim top ODI ranking with Pakistan sweep

Australia have returned to the top of the one-day international rankings following their 3-0 whitewash of Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday.

Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair
Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Darrell Hair

Timid officiating has allowed a generation of `chuckers` to flourish in international cricket and the current crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions has arrived two decades late, according to former test umpire Darrell Hair.

ICC announces 'Matua Wines' as official World Cup partner
ICC announces 'Matua Wines' as official World Cup partner

 With just over four months left for the cricket World Cup to commence, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced 'Matua Wines', a wine brand based in New Zealand, as the official partner for the 2015 showpiece event in February-March.

Test cricket is slowly going to fizzle out, fears Andrew Strauss
Test cricket is slowly going to fizzle out, fears Andrew Strauss

Former England captain Andrew Strauss has said the skewed distribution of power among the India-led big three in ICC can lead to a situation in future when the "rich will only get richer and the poor poorer".

New ICC regulations to come into effect with Pakistan-Australia series
New ICC regulations to come into effect with Pakistan-Australia series

The new playing conditions for Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODI) and Twenty 20 Internationals (T20Is) will come into effect with the series between Pakistan and Australia, which starts here on October 5.

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.

PCB plans to import software for detecting illegal actions
PCB plans to import software for detecting illegal actions

Former captain and Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) domestic operations chief Intikhab Alam said the board is mulling on importing an Australian software to detect bowlers breaking the 15-degree elbow extension limit allowed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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.

Rwanda cricket, growing a game of hope
Rwanda cricket, growing a game of hope

Cricketer Don De Dieu Mugisha bowls a ball down a bumpy, dusty wicket at a match in Rwanda: a sport introduced by those who returned after fleeing genocide 20 years ago.

Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain reported for illegal action
Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain reported for illegal action

Just a day after ace Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal was handed a bowling ban for illegal action, Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain has been reported for chucking during his side's 10-wicket loss against West Indies in St Vincent.

No quick technology fix for problem bowlers: ICC
No quick technology fix for problem bowlers: ICC

The ICC is cautiously optimistic that wearable sensors can provide the technological breakthrough needed to stamp out illegal bowling actions but does not expect them to be ready for trial in matches before mid-2015.

PCB takes U-turn; not to appeal against Saeed Ajmal's suspension
PCB takes U-turn; not to appeal against Saeed Ajmal's suspension

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Wednesday took a U-turn on its stance of appealing against Saeed Ajmal's suspension.

Pakistan bowling is finished without Ajmal: Rashid Latif
Pakistan bowling is finished without Ajmal: Rashid Latif

The ban imposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on spinner Saeed Ajmal for illegal bowling action is a deadly blow to Pakistan's 'threatening bowling' unit, feels former skipper Rashid Latif.

Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban
Shoaib Akhtar advises Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge ICC ban

Having been at the receiving end of chucking accusations during his playing days, former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar has advised Saeed Ajmal to legally challenge the new protocol of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on bowling actions.