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Saturday, December 14, 2019



ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar will not seek third term: Reports

December 10, 2019 7:59 pm

Shashank Manohar, who was elected unopposed as ICC's independent chairman in May 2016, resigned for personal reasons in March the following year only to defer his resignation a week later.

Third umpire, not on-field officials, to call front foot no balls in India-West Indies series: ICC

December 05, 2019 4:23 pm

The series, comprising three T20 Internationals and an equal number of ODIs, starts on Friday in Hyderabad and technology to call front foot no balls will be put to trial in it.

Indian board on collision course with ICC over support-staff diktat

November 30, 2019 8:20 am

BCCI is set to protest the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) decision to drastically reduce the number of support staff accompanying teams at ICC events.

Simon Taufel calls for structural review as no Indian in ICC's elite panel of umpires

November 26, 2019 6:05 pm

S Ravi, who was India's representative on the panel since 2015, was removed earlier this year after officiating in 33 Tests, including the Ashes, 48 ODIs and 18 T20 Internationals.

Day-night Tests not the solution to increasing popularity of format, says Simon Taufel

November 20, 2019 9:49 pm

"It is expected of an umpire to be perfect which is not humanly possible and with the emergence of franchise cricket, extra pressure has come onto umpires", said Taufel who was in Delhi to launch his maiden book Finding The Gaps.

Kane Williamson pleased with controversial boundary countback rule gone

November 20, 2019 11:28 am

England won their first 50-over World Cup title in July after the scores at the end of the final and a super over were tied.

BCCI poised to oppose Shashank Manohar’s ICC re-election

November 14, 2019 8:19 am

Former BCCI president N Srinivasan could be BCCI’s representative at the ICC if the proposed amendments in the board’s constitution are approved at the December 1 AGM.

ICC reprimands Jonny Bairstow for 'audible obscenity'

November 11, 2019 9:46 pm

Jonny Bairstow, who was the Man of the Match for his whirlwind 18-ball 47, received one demerit point after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel.

BCCI gets shot in the arm: ECB chief Colin Graves denies support to ICC's proposed FTP of 2023-31

November 09, 2019 12:46 pm

With the Indian Board having already opposed the proposed move, and with Cricket Australia also having done the same, it is understood that the ICC may now face severe roadblocks on the issue with the 'Big Three' of world cricket in agreement among themselves.

BCCI vs ICC: ‘If demands not met, won’t sign MPA’

November 09, 2019 1:12 am

During the ICC Board meeting in Dubai last month, the global body had proposed eight flagship events in eight years – from 2023 onwards — as part of their next broadcast rights package.