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Thursday, May 28, 2020



Recommended extra review in Tests because of inexperience of local umpires: Anil Kumble

May 27, 2020 8:09 am

Besides recommending the usage of saliva on the ball, the Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee has also suggested for local umpires and additional review in Test matches in the post COVID-19 scenario.

ICC has successfully finished cricket in last 10 years: Shoaib Akhtar

May 27, 2020 8:10 am

Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen.

Goodwill hunting: BCCI hopes to build consensus on ICC's leadership role

May 25, 2020 8:53 am

On Tuesday, the ICC Board will meet to lay down the procedure for the election. Two days later, on May 28, the Board will meet again and is likely to announce the timeline for filing nominations.

ICC advises to resume cricket but only if there is no risk of local transmission

May 23, 2020 6:00 pm

As member nations ease restrictions imposed to contain the pandemic, the ICC on Friday issued comprehensive guidelines aimed at getting the sport up and running around the world.

'Bowlers require minimum two months' preparation to play Tests': ICC

May 23, 2020 4:44 pm

A preparation time of six weeks was recommended for bowlers returning to the shorter 50-over and Twenty20 internationals.

Gloved umpires to not hold sweaters, sunglasses, states ICC guidelines

May 23, 2020 1:23 pm

The ICC sheds a lot of thought on the "management of the ball" in its guidelines — like how the bowlers should refrain from touching eyes, nose, and mouth after making contact with the ball.

No loo breaks during training, no handing over cap to umpire: ICC guidelines

May 22, 2020 11:57 pm

The ICC has effectively barred players from handing over their personal equipment (cap, towel, sunglasses, jumpers) to the umpire or his teammates as part of maintaining social distance.

ICC recommends gloves for umpires, CMOs and 14-day isolation camps

May 22, 2020 9:44 pm

The International Cricket Council issued comprehensive guidelines aimed at resumption of cricket around the world while at the same time maintaining the highest safety protocols.

ICC's spit ban inconsequential if other precautions not taken

May 20, 2020 12:57 pm

Merely banning bowlers from applying saliva to shine the ball might not be effective as testing protocols need to first be in place before resuming cricket.

ICC Cricket Committee's call on using only local umpires poses huge challenge for Indian officials

May 19, 2020 5:31 pm

With S Ravi dropped from the ICC elite panel of umpires last year, there is no Indian in the premier category from which match officials are usually picked for Tests.


Virat Kohli named ICC's ODI, Test captain of 2019; Rohit Sharma bags 'ODI cricketer of the year'

January 15, 2020 2:14 pm

Virat Kohli was on Wednesday named captain of the International Cricket Council's ODI and Test teams of the year, capping off a memorable season for the world No.1.