Oman's Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi banned from cricket for 7 years over match-fixing charges

Oman player Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi has been banned from all forms of cricket for seven years after he accepted four charges of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Code.

Feb 24, 2020, 13:06 PM IST

USA equals lowest score in ODIs, bowled out for 35 runs against Nepal

USA joined Zimbabwe in the record books as the team to score the lowest in an ODI when they were bowled out for 35 against Nepal. Zimbabwe also have the third-lowest ODI score against their name. The other teams on the lowest score list are Canada (36), Zimbabwe (38), Sri Lanka (43) and Pakistan (43).

Feb 12, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

Team India fined 20 per cent of match fee for slow over-rate in final T20I against New Zealand

India's triumph over New Zealand in the fifth and final T20 International against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui on Sunday (February 2, 2020) was marred by the news of the International Cricket Council (ICC) penalising the Men in Blue 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate. Chris Broad of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after India were ruled to be one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.

Feb 03, 2020, 18:35 PM IST

Anurag Dahiya appointed as ICC's Chief Commercial Officer

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced the appointment of Anurag Dahiya as the Chief Commercial Officer of the world's cricket governing body.

Jan 30, 2020, 17:54 PM IST

ICC dubs Marnus Labuschagne a 'duplicate' of Steve Smith in recent Twitter post

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has described Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne as a 'duplicate' of compatriot and former skipper Steve Smith in the latest post shared on its social media handle. 

Jan 25, 2020, 20:44 PM IST

Smriti Mandhana fine with less pay for women cricket, idolises Virat Kohli, Kumar Sangakkara

The male cricketers in the top bracket on Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) central contracts list Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah are entitled to an annual remuneration of Rs 7 crore, while a female cricketer in the highest category gets Rs 50 lakh for the same period.

Jan 23, 2020, 13:29 PM IST

ICC gives a glimpse of world's largest cricket ground being built in India

Originally known as the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium, the Motera Stadium was first built in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000 and had hosted its first match between India and West Indies in the same year.             

Jan 18, 2020, 19:07 PM IST

Four Australian music stars to open 2020 Women's T20 World Cup celebration

Tickets for all matches are on sale at the official website of the World Cup, starting at $5 for children and $20 for adults.

Jan 13, 2020, 12:56 PM IST

Dwayne Bravo recalled in West Indies T20I squad for Ireland series

The three-match T20I series between Ireland and West Indies will begin at Grenada National Stadium on Wednesday. 

Jan 13, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Two Cricket World Cup League 2 clashes abandoned after Omani Sultan's demise

Saturday's clash between Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sunday's match between Oman and Namibia were both abandoned. 

Jan 12, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

Misbah-ul-Haq opposes four-day Test, says it can end players' career

Pakistan head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has opposed the idea of reducing Test matches to four-day affairs, saying that it can result in career-threatening injuries to players-- especially to bowlers. 

Jan 11, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

England's Jos Buttler fined for obscene language, breaching ICC code

England player Jos Butler has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fifth day of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Jan 09, 2020, 23:54 PM IST

Ireland's James Shannon announces retirement from all forms of cricket

Shannon, who made his international debut for Ireland in an ODI match against Pakistan in Dublin in 2013, has appeared in eight T20Is for the national side during his career and notched up a total of 111 runs in it. 

Jan 07, 2020, 15:48 PM IST

Irfan Pathan backs four-day Test, says it's the way to go forward

Irfan Pathan's support for the idea of four-day Test - which has been floated by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the 2023-2031 cycle - comes at a time when several former and current cricketers have outrightly rejected the proposal.

Jan 07, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Kane Williamson, Henry Nicholls doubtful for SCG Test, Glenn Phillips roped in as cover

Phillips, who has received his maiden call-up in the Test side, has appeared in 23 first-class matches so far and amassed 1,489 runs in it at an average of 42.54.

Jan 02, 2020, 18:05 PM IST

ICC congratulates Queen's New Year awardees

The Queen’s year-end honours are titles given to people from all walks of life in public recognition of their merit, service or bravery.

Dec 29, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

I do not want to continue from June 2020: ICC chairman Shashank Manohar

International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Shashank Manohar on Tuesday said that he is not too keen to continue for another term after the end of his term in May 2020.

Dec 10, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

GS Lakshmi to create history by becoming first woman to oversee men's ODI match

India’s GS Lakshmi is all set to create history as the first female match referee to oversee a men's One-Day International in the opening match of the third series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 in the United Arab Emirates.

Dec 05, 2019, 18:13 PM IST

Virat Kohli reclaims top spot in ICC men's Test rankings from Steve Smith

According to the latest ICC Men's test rankings, with 928 points, Kohli is now the number 1 Test batsman, followed by Steve Smith of Australia (923 points).  

Dec 04, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Mickey Arthur released as Central Stags coach to pursue 'new assignment'

Twenty20 coach Mickey Arthur has been released from his short-term contract with New Zealand first-class side Central Stags ahead of his impending appointment as the head coach of the Sri Lanka men's cricket team. 

Nov 29, 2019, 17:23 PM IST