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'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.

ICC issues guidelines for resumption of cricket

23 May 2020

ICC issues guidelines for resumption of cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued comprehensive guidelines for resumption of cricket at all levels (community, domestic and international).

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

19 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC to restrict use of saliva on ball

The International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball in order to safeguard players' health.

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

12 May 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier postponed

The upcoming ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier has been postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

04 May 2020

Mohammad Asif opens up on his tainted international career

In a recent conversation with ESPN, the former Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif asserted he has regrets about how his career took a massive turn.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is ICC considering to legalize ball-tampering?

26 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why is ICC considering to legalize ball-tampering?

According to a recent ESPNcricinfo report, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is planning to legalize ball-tampering.

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

20 Apr 2020

No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources

The entire sports community is facing the wrath of coronavirus outburst, with IPL being the latest one to be impacted.

ICC advises players to be aware of bookies amid lockdown

19 Apr 2020

ICC advises players to be aware of bookies amid lockdown

Cricket's anti-corruption chief has told players to remain vigilant of approaches by potential fixers amid lockdown.

Australian players prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine

31 Mar 2020

Australian players prepared for pay cuts, says Tim Paine

Australian captain Tim Paine believes the players are aware of the delay in central contracting which will lead to pay cuts.

ICC board discusses contingency plan for upcoming tournaments

28 Mar 2020

ICC board discusses contingency plan for upcoming tournaments

The ICC board members had a formal discussion about the impact of coronavirus pandemic on some of the marquee tournaments, in a meeting on Friday.

ICC to mull contingency plans for T20 World Cup

25 Mar 2020

ICC to mull contingency plans for T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hold a video conference with member nations to discuss the plight of T20 World Cup and Test Championship.

ICA and FICA not in favor of four-day Tests

09 Jan 2020

ICA and FICA not in favor of four-day Tests

The newly formed body of the Indian cricketers, Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA), and its president, Ashok Malhotra, have given their verdict on the planned mandatory four-day Tests by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

06 Jan 2020

Four-day Tests a conspiracy against Asian teams: Shoaib Akhtar

The cricketing world continues to debate about the efficacy and utility of four-day Tests, as proposed by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Here's why Gautam Gambhir has dubbed four-day Tests as 'ridiculous'

05 Jan 2020

Here's why Gautam Gambhir has dubbed four-day Tests as 'ridiculous'

The cricket world is abuzz following the proposal from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

What do the administrators, cricketers think about mandatory four-day Tests?

31 Dec 2019

What do the administrators, cricketers think about mandatory four-day Tests?

On Monday, media reports stated that the International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering to make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023.

ICC could make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023: Details here

30 Dec 2019

ICC could make four-day Tests mandatory from 2023: Details here

The introduction of T20 has severely impacted the popularity of the longest format of the game (Test cricket).

Ahmedabad Stadium could host a big opening game: Details here

02 Dec 2019

Ahmedabad Stadium could host a big opening game: Details here

The new-look Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad could be set for a big opening game.

Kane Williamson's bowling action cleared by ICC: Details here

01 Nov 2019

Kane Williamson's bowling action cleared by ICC: Details here

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson's bowling action has been cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

CA follows BCCI's footsteps to object ICC's new FTP calendar

27 Oct 2019

CA follows BCCI's footsteps to object ICC's new FTP calendar

While the International Cricket Council (ICC) is looking to popularize the game by introducing more global tournaments, the full-time members might be having second thoughts about it.

A look at minutes from ICC's meeting on October 14

15 Oct 2019

A look at minutes from ICC's meeting on October 14

The International Cricket Council (ICC) held its board meeting in Dubai on Monday as a number of issues came into limelight, besides some historic decisions being taken.

ICC posts hilarious tweet to announce rescheduling of PAK-SL ODI

28 Sep 2019

ICC posts hilarious tweet to announce rescheduling of PAK-SL ODI

The much-awaited first ODI between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Karachi was washed out on Friday due to heavy rains.

Facebook acquires sub-continental digital rights for ICC events: Details here

27 Sep 2019

Facebook acquires sub-continental digital rights for ICC events: Details here

Social media giant Facebook has acquired the digital content rights of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the sub-continent region.

Virat Kohli reprimanded by ICC, handed demerit point: Details here

23 Sep 2019

Virat Kohli reprimanded by ICC, handed demerit point: Details here

Indian skipper Virat Kohli, on Monday, was reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for inappropriate conduct during the third T20I against South Africa in Bengaluru on Sunday.

ICC politely corrects Rahul Dravid gaffe following trolling by fans

22 Sep 2019

ICC politely corrects Rahul Dravid gaffe following trolling by fans

The International Cricket Council (ICC) was at the receiving end of the Indian fans following a gaffe regarding Hall of Famer Rahul Dravid.

India woman cricketer approached by bookies for match-fixing: Details here

17 Sep 2019

India woman cricketer approached by bookies for match-fixing: Details here

The BCCI Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) has lodged a complaint at the Ashok Nagar Police Station in Bengaluru after two alleged bookies approached a cricketer for the women's national team to fix matches.

India receive 'hoax' security threat during Windies tour: Details here

19 Aug 2019

India receive 'hoax' security threat during Windies tour: Details here

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday said that it had received security threats to the national team during the ongoing Windies tour.

Will cricket finally be a part of Olympics?

13 Aug 2019

Will cricket finally be a part of Olympics?

Cricket is one of the few major sports which is not played in the Olympics.

ICC to trial TV umpires calling front-foot no-balls

07 Aug 2019

ICC to trial TV umpires calling front-foot no-balls

There have been a number of instances in cricket where the on-field umpires have failed to come up with a proper call on the front-foot no-balls.

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

31 Jul 2019

Zimbabwe cricketers ready to play for free: Details here

Zimbabwe suffered a setback last week when the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended them over interference by their government.

Explainer: All you need to know about World Test Championship

29 Jul 2019

Explainer: All you need to know about World Test Championship

The much-awaited World Test Championship was officially launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday.

ICC World Cup: English players and Pakistan fined- Details here

04 Jun 2019

ICC World Cup: English players and Pakistan fined- Details here

Pakistan were fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday for slow over rate during their ICC World Cup 2019 clash against England.

Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

27 Apr 2019

Umpire Ian Gould to retire after World Cup 2019

The ICC Elite Panel umpire Ian Gould is all set to call curtains on his highly successful career, as he would retire after the 2019 World Cup.

Interpol to aid in ICC's mission of clean cricket

03 Apr 2019

Interpol to aid in ICC's mission of clean cricket

Cricket has been considered a gentleman's game, ever since its inception.

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 fixtures have been announced

29 Jan 2019

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 fixtures have been announced

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, revealed the schedule for the ICC men's T20 World Cup 2020 that will be held in Australia.

#2023WorldCup: ICC issues ultimatum to BCCI - Know why

22 Dec 2018

#2023WorldCup: ICC issues ultimatum to BCCI - Know why

The BCCI has found itself in a pressure situation.

Kohli, Bumrah top proceedings in the ICC ODI rankings

13 Nov 2018

Kohli, Bumrah top proceedings in the ICC ODI rankings

Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli retained his number one position in the ICC ODI rankings, published on Monday.

Rahul Dravid officially inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

01 Nov 2018

Rahul Dravid officially inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

Legendary Indian cricketer and former captain, Rahul Dravid, has been officially inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame by another legend and former inductee, Sunil Gavaskar.

Pakistan vs Australia: PCB gets trolled by ICC, here's why!

24 Oct 2018

Pakistan vs Australia: PCB gets trolled by ICC, here's why!

The Pakistan Cricket Board ended up on the wrong side of things as the ICC made fun of the trophy that it presented for the T20I series against Australia.

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

22 Oct 2018

Al Jazeera releases documentary, claims evidence of spot-fixing in cricket

Al Jazeera released another documentary, on Sunday, alleging incidents of spot-fixing in at least 15 international matches (6 ODIs, 6 Tests and 3 T20Is) from 2011 to 2012.