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Can't really see women's test cricket evolving at any particular speed: ICC chair Greg Barclay

June 05, 2022 1:11 pm

Women's Test matches are played over four days as opposed to five in the men's game, and the five Test matches that have been played since 2017 have all ended in a draw.

Explained: Why Mankading is no longer 'unfair play' in cricket

March 10, 2022 6:06 am

The Marylebone Cricket Club has announced its new code of laws, under which Mankading has been made a normal mode of running out the non-striker. What is Mankading, and why has this mode of dismissal been frowned upon?

ICC appoints Geoff Allardice as permanent CEO

November 21, 2021 5:16 pm

Allardice thus replaced Manu Sawhney, who had resigned from his position in July.

Spit & shine

May 20, 2020 12:48 am

ICC needs to focus on the big picture about sports and the pandemic instead of fussing over minor questions.

Women's ODI and men's U-19 World Cup qualifiers postponed due to Covid-19

May 12, 2020 2:07 pm

The start of the journey to the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2022 was scheduled to begin with the European Regional Qualifier in Denmark between July 24 and 30. The ICC will consult participating members to figure when these events can be staged.

ICC to 'take decision at appropriate time' on staging T20 World Cup

April 17, 2020 6:40 pm

The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15 but due to the global health crisis the fate of the tournament remains uncertain.

Cricket gets social life, as ICC ties up with Facebook

September 27, 2019 8:23 am

Post-match recaps will be carried throughout the rest of the world as well. India would be hosting two major ICC events during this period – the 2021 World T20 and the 2023 World Cup. The ICC described the deal as “ground-breaking”.

Test that may not crown the best

August 01, 2019 1:36 pm

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

Test match special

July 30, 2019 10:39 am

With the two-year world championship cycle beginning on August 1, interest in the five-day game may peak.

Explained: What ICC's decision to suspend Zimbabwe means

July 20, 2019 8:15 pm

As ICC chairman Shashank Manohar said at the conclusion of the Full Council in London on Thursday that the game’s governing body doesn’t take the decision to suspend a Member “lightly”, but sport must be kept free from “political interference”.


T20 World Cup trophies reach Kolkata

February 25, 2016 8:28 am

Kolkata, Feb 25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 World Cup trophies reached Kolkata as part of its host city tour. During the event, cheerleaders and performers were seen dancing to hit Bollywood numbers in Kolkata. The 2016 Men’s tournament will be held from March 8-April 3, while the women's tournament will begin on March 15. This is the first time India will host the event.