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ICC's Cricket Committee set to back concept of 'umpire's call'

24 Mar 2021

ICC's Cricket Committee set to back concept of 'umpire's call'

In an interesting development, the ICC's Cricket Committee has recommended that the concept of "umpire's call" should remain intact.

Bowlers handicapped due to saliva ban, alternate needed: Tendulkar

14 Dec 2020

Bowlers handicapped due to saliva ban, alternate needed: Tendulkar

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar believes the saliva ban has impacted the performances of fast bowlers to an extent.

ICC Chairman Greg Barclay highlights shortcomings of World Test Championship

30 Nov 2020

ICC Chairman Greg Barclay highlights shortcomings of World Test Championship

The newly-elected International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Greg Barclay, on Monday, stated that the World Test Championship hasn't quite achieved what it intended to.

Australia replace India from top in World Test Championship table

20 Nov 2020

Australia replace India from top in World Test Championship table

Australia have replaced Team India in the ICC World Test Championship table after the governing body implemented a new evaluation system.

Here's how the World Test Championship finalists will be decided

15 Nov 2020

Here's how the World Test Championship finalists will be decided

The ICC Cricket Committee has devised a new way to decide the finalists for the World Test Championship.

New Zealand's Ben Lister becomes first COVID-19 substitute

20 Oct 2020

New Zealand's Ben Lister becomes first COVID-19 substitute

New Zealand fast bowler Ben Lister has become the first COVID-19 substitute to be used in professional cricket.

Cricket Australia restricts players from using sweat on England tour

28 Aug 2020

Cricket Australia restricts players from using sweat on England tour

After banning the use of saliva, Cricket Australia (CA) has restricted the players from using sweat from the head, face and neck to shine the ball during the upcoming limited-overs tour of England.

Ian Chappell calls for overhaul of DRS

19 Jul 2020

Ian Chappell calls for overhaul of DRS

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has called for an overhaul of the Decision Review System, saying it encourages dissent from the players.

Lungi Ngidi suggests another alternative to shine the cricket ball

07 Jul 2020

Lungi Ngidi suggests another alternative to shine the cricket ball

South Africa fast bowler Lungi Ngidi believes a damp towel could be used as an alternative to shine the cricket ball after the International Cricket Council (ICC) restricted saliva usage.

Bowlers will become robots with saliva ban: Wasim Akram

10 Jun 2020

Bowlers will become robots with saliva ban: Wasim Akram

Pakistan legend Wasim Akram slammed ICC's decision to temporarily ban the use of saliva.

ICC confirms interim changes to playing regulations

09 Jun 2020

ICC confirms interim changes to playing regulations

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, confirmed interim changes to its playing regulations.

ICC shouldn't stage T20 WC without spectators: Wasim Akram

05 Jun 2020

ICC shouldn't stage T20 WC without spectators: Wasim Akram

Bowling legend Wasim Akram believes the International Cricket Council (ICC) shouldn't conduct the impending T20 World Cup sans spectators.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will 'no saliva' rule impact different cricket balls?

03 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: How will 'no saliva' rule impact different cricket balls?

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva to shine the ball.

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva's alternative to shine ball

01 Jun 2020

Jasprit Bumrah wants saliva's alternative to shine ball

Indian pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah voiced his opinion on the ongoing debate regarding saliva usage.

Coronavirus outbreak: ECB asks ICC to allow COVID-19 substitutes

30 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ECB asks ICC to allow COVID-19 substitutes

International cricket may see coronavirus substitutes on field, once the game resumes.

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

26 May 2020

Mitchell Starc vouches for relaxations in ball-tampering rule

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc believes the game of cricket will become tedious for bowlers if ball-tampering rules are not relaxed.

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

24 May 2020

'No saliva' rule an interim measure: Anil Kumble

ICC Cricket Committee chairman Anil Kumble revealed the recommendation to ban saliva usage is only an interim measure to safeguard the health of players.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

23 May 2020

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

20 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Sri Lanka could start training from June 1

Sri Lanka players may return to field on June 1 if the cricket board gets clearance form the government.

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

08 Jan 2020

ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

ICC Cricket Committee member Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said Tests should remain a five-day affair.

India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future

17 Oct 2017

India unlikely to play four-day Tests in near future

While the ICC has recently approved the four-day Test matches on a trial basis, Indian team is unlikely to play the format anytime soon.

Major recommendations by ICC Cricket Committee

27 May 2017

Major recommendations by ICC Cricket Committee

International Cricket Council's Cricket Committee met in London for an annual meeting and recommended some major changes in the game.