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New Zealand accept decision to postpone Women's World Cup

08 Aug 2020

New Zealand accept decision to postpone Women's World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday, postponed the Women's World Cup until February 2022 due to uncertainty over COVID-19 pandemic.

England's white-ball tour of India postponed until 2021

07 Aug 2020

England's white-ball tour of India postponed until 2021

The Board of Control for India (BCCI) has confirmed that England's white-ball tour of India has been postponed until early 2021.

England vs Pakistan: TV umpire to call front-foot no-balls

05 Aug 2020

England vs Pakistan: TV umpire to call front-foot no-balls

For the first time in Test cricket, the TV umpire will call the front-foot no-balls.

Coronavirus outbreak: T20I series between Australia and West Indies postponed

04 Aug 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: T20I series between Australia and West Indies postponed

Cricket Australia, on Tuesday, confirmed that the T20I series between Australia and West Indies has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reece Topley included in England's ODI squad for Ireland series

27 Jul 2020

Reece Topley included in England's ODI squad for Ireland series

England have announced a 14-member squad for the upcoming ODI series against Ireland, starting July 30.

ICC launches Men's Cricket World Cup Super League

27 Jul 2020

ICC launches Men's Cricket World Cup Super League

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially launched the inaugural Men's Cricket World Cup Super League.

Ganguly a suitable candidate for ICC Chairman post: Kumar Sangakkara

26 Jul 2020

Ganguly a suitable candidate for ICC Chairman post: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has backed Sourav Ganguly for the International Cricket Council's Chairman role.

We pushed ABD to participate in T20 WC: De Kock

22 Jul 2020

We pushed ABD to participate in T20 WC: De Kock

The International Cricket Council, on Monday, postponed the Men's T20 World Cup due to coronavirus pandemic.

Emirates Cricket Board awaits BCCI's confirmation to host the IPL

22 Jul 2020

Emirates Cricket Board awaits BCCI's confirmation to host the IPL

The Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) is waiting for an official confirmation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to host the Indian Premier League (IPL).

India could play three T20Is against SA ahead of IPL

22 Jul 2020

India could play three T20Is against SA ahead of IPL

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to explore the possibility of a three-match T20I series against South Africa in the UAE.

IPL: Governing Council set to discuss tournament's schedule

21 Jul 2020

IPL: Governing Council set to discuss tournament's schedule

The Indian Premier League Governing Council will hold a meeting to discuss the schedule of the tournament.

ICC postpones Men's T20 World Cup to 2021

20 Jul 2020

ICC postpones Men's T20 World Cup to 2021

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially postponed the Men's T20 World Cup by a year due to coronavirus pandemic.

BCCI expects ICC to announce T20 World Cup postponement

19 Jul 2020

BCCI expects ICC to announce T20 World Cup postponement

The fate of this year's Indian Premier League could be decided on Monday when the International Cricket Council (ICC) meets virtually.

TV umpire set to officiate front-foot no-balls

16 Jul 2020

TV umpire set to officiate front-foot no-balls

The on-field umpires in the first Test between England and West Indies faced scrutiny after three wickets were overturned by the third official when retrospectively checking the bowler's front-foot.

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.

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

06 Jul 2020

Questions will be raised if IPL replaces T20 WC: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq doesn't support the idea of staging the Indian Premier League if the T20 World Cup gets postponed.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

01 Jul 2020

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

Shashank Manohar has stepped down as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

01 Jul 2020

Sri Lanka police questions Aravinda de Silva over match-fixing row

Former Sri Lankan chief cricket selector Aravinda de Silva was questioned for six hours as criminal investigation for match-fixing began on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

30 Jun 2020

Sri Lanka open probe into 2011 WC final match-fixing claims

Sri Lanka have ordered a criminal probe to look into the allegations that 2011 World Cup final in Mumbai was fixed.

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

29 Jun 2020

India's Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter Elite Panel

Indian umpire Nitin Menon, on Monday, became the youngest ever to be included in the International Cricket Council's Elite Panel of Umpires for the 2020-21 season.

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

29 Jun 2020

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

West Indies players will be sporting a 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collars of their jerseys in the upcoming Test series against England, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What will happen to ICC World Test Championship?

28 Jun 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What will happen to ICC World Test Championship?

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the international cricket calendar with several bilateral series getting postponed.

Racism should be treated the way doping is: Jason Holder

27 Jun 2020

Racism should be treated the way doping is: Jason Holder

Jason Holder became the latest cricketer to have voiced opinion on the racism row.

Bouncer rule curtailed success of black teams: Darren Sammy

26 Jun 2020

Bouncer rule curtailed success of black teams: Darren Sammy

All-rounder Darren Sammy claimed the rule to limit bouncers per over, plummeted the dominance of West Indian fast bowlers.

ICC set to discuss nomination process for next chairman

24 Jun 2020

ICC set to discuss nomination process for next chairman

The International Cricket Council (ICC) board members are set to discuss nomination process for its next chairman, via a video-conference on Thursday.

Australian cricketers could play IPL if T20 WC gets called-off

21 Jun 2020

Australian cricketers could play IPL if T20 WC gets called-off

David Warner said that Australian players will likely feature in the Indian Premier League, if the T20 World Cup gets canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

'Playing without fans will be tough', says Sachin Tendulkar

14 Jun 2020

'Playing without fans will be tough', says Sachin Tendulkar

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar believes players will find it difficult to play without the presence of spectators.

ICC warns against contemporary methods of corrupt approaches

13 Jun 2020

ICC warns against contemporary methods of corrupt approaches

The International Cricket Council's Anti Corruption unit has stated that players could receive corrupt approaches through social media during lockdown.

Australia's Sports Minister hopeful of conducting T20 WC this year

12 Jun 2020

Australia's Sports Minister hopeful of conducting T20 WC this year

Australia's Sports Minister Richard Colbeck, on Friday, said that the country is still hopeful of hosting the impending T20 World Cup.

ICC defers decision on T20 World Cup

10 Jun 2020

ICC defers decision on T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will continue to explore a number of contingency plans regarding the future of Men's T20 World Cup 2020 and ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2021, until next month.

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.

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

10 Jun 2020

'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism

West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the latest cricketer to voice opinion on the racism row.

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.

Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role

07 Jun 2020

Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has backed Sourav Ganguly for the role of ICC chairman.

Playing without crowds could affect Stokes' performance: Darren Gough

07 Jun 2020

Playing without crowds could affect Stokes' performance: Darren Gough

Former England fast bowler Darren Gough feels Ben Stokes could experience a dip in performance if international cricket resumes sans spectators.

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

07 Jun 2020

Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL

Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleged that he has been a victim of racial abuse in the Indian Premier League.

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.

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

02 Jun 2020

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is aiming to organize a camp for contracted cricketers in the second half of June.

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

30 May 2020

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara voiced his opinion on the fate of ICC T20 World Cup.