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ICC scraps boundary count rule, Super Over to be repeated in case of tie

The boundary count rule had drawn ridicule after the World Cup final was decided on its basis. Rohit Sharma had said, "Some rules in cricket definitely need a serious look in." On Monday, the ICC decided to scrap the rule. From now onwards, the Super Over will be repeated till a winner emerges.

Zimbabwe, Nepal readmitted as ICC members

Zimbabwe will now be able to take up their place in the ICC Men’s U19 Cricket World Cup in January and the ICC Super League later in 2020.


Akila Dananjaya suspended from international cricket for 12 months

This is a big blow for Sri Lanka as Akila Dananjaya was in good form of late. He picked up a fifer in the Galle Test. His performance in the three-T20I series was spot on as he took six wickets. 

COA show causes BCCI acting secretary for not attending ICC, ACC meetings

Though the CoA recently banned Amitabh Choudhary from convening national selection committee meetings as secretary, he remains BCCI's representative at the ICC and ACC.

After ICC's latest tweet about Ben Stokes, Sachin Tendulkar fans are enraged again

After Ben Stokes’ spectacular performance in the third Ashes Test, the ICC handle shared the July 15 tweet again with the caption “Told you so”. And not surprisingly, Tendulkar fans are enraged again.

ICC's League 2 schedule for 2023 World Cup qualifiers begin from August 14

The League 2 will witness seven teams -- Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Scotland, UAE and the USA -- contesting in 126 One Day Internationals (ODIs), to be played across 21 tri-series.


ICC to trial TV umpires on front-foot no-ball calls

The ICC will test the new system in a few indentified limited-overs series over the next six months and if the experiment pans out to be a success, on-field umpires could lose the right to call no-balls for overstepping in future.

Test that may not crown the best

World Test championship expected to re-energise five-day game but format doesn't guarantee best team will emerge the winner.

Cricket Briefs: Faf Du Plessis excited about Test Championship, no Indian umpires in ICC elite panel

In other cricket news: Sri Lanka is set to honour retired Nuwan Kulasekara, Zimbabwe senior cricketer wants to play for free to save the game, and New Zealand have appointed Thilan Samaraweera to their support staff ahead of their tour of Sri Lanka.

World Test Championship Explained: A total of 71 Test matches played over 27 series

Top nine teams on the ICC Test rankings as on March 31, 2018 — Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies are part of the World Test Championship. Zimbabwe, Afghanistan and Ireland are left out.

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Security Beefed Up At MS Dhoni’s Residence After India’s Loss Against Pakistan

This move has been taken after considering unruly fan behaviour after the team’s loss in the final. While local police do guard Dhoni’s house round the year but more force is deployed during high-profile matches and bigger tournaments.  It may be recalled that in 2014, the security cover of Mahendra Singh Dhoni was downgraded to […]