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Greg Barclay elected as ICC Chairman
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Greg Barclay elected as ICC Chairman

November 26, 2020

Greg Barclay has been named the new independent Chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC), beating Imran Khwaja to succeed Shashank Manohar, the sport’s governing body announced on Tuesday.  The former New Zealand Cricket boss needed a two-thirds majority of the 16-person ICC Board and received the all-important 11th vote from Cricket South Africa. Khwaja…

Make helmet mandatory  for batsmen
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Make helmet mandatory for batsmen

November 4, 2020

Indian batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday took to Twitter to urge the International Cricket Council (ICC) to make wearing helmets mandatory for batsmen at all the professional levels against any bowling attack — be it a spinner or a fast bowler. Tendulkar’s remark came after a recent incident in the ongoing Indian Premier League…

ICC staffers at Dubai test  positive for COVID-19
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ICC staffers at Dubai test positive for COVID-19

September 27, 2020

Dubai: The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the ICC headquarters in Dubai as few of its staffers have tested positive for the dreaded virus and are in mandatory isolation as per the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) health protocols. There is a possibility that in order to follow the strict health safety protocols, the ICC headquarters would…

Ban on use of saliva to shine ball
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Ban on use of saliva to shine ball

May 25, 2020

Only an interim measure, says Kumble New Delhi: ICC Cricket Committee Chairman Anil Kumble says the recommendation to ban saliva for shining the ball is only an interim measure and “things will go back to normal” once the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control. Players must be barred from using saliva to shine the ball…

ICC Salutes Joginder Sharma’s Fight Against Coronavirus
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ICC Salutes Joginder Sharma’s Fight Against Coronavirus

March 30, 2020

Haryana: Joginder Sharma, who famously bowled the final over in India’s World T20 win in 2007, continues to serve the country, but, on a different kind of pitch. Currently working as a Deputy Superintendent of Police in Haryana, Joginder Sharma is helping India in its fight against coronavirus pandemic. The ICC took to Twitter to appreciate…

ICC includes two Indian women Umpires in its panel
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ICC includes two Indian women Umpires in its panel

March 19, 2020

The number of women match officials across different International Cricket Council (ICC) panels has gone up to 12 as Janani Narayanan and Vrinda Rathi of India were yesterday named in the International Panel of ICC Development Umpires. The announcement comes soon after the launch of 100% Cricket, a 12-month campaign anticipated to build on the…

KPL Betting: ICC, BCCI reach out to Bengaluru Police
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KPL Betting: ICC, BCCI reach out to Bengaluru Police

December 1, 2019

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reached out to Bengaluru Police, promising co-operation in probing the multi-faceted Karnataka Premier League (KPL) betting scam, an official said on Saturday. “The ICC has contacted Bengaluru Police regarding the KPL betting scam. We are in co-operation with each other,” Crime Branch Deputy Commissioner of Police, Kuldeep Jain, confirmed….

ICC Test: India complete clean sweep against Windies
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ICC Test: India complete clean sweep against Windies

September 3, 2019

India beat West Indies by 257 runs winning the final Test to sweep the two-match series 2-0 on day four here at the Sabina Park. India fetched 120 points securing win in the two-Test match series in the ICC Test Championship and with this victory, Virat Kohli has become number one Indian captain. India put…

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame
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Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

July 20, 2019

New Delhi: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame. Along with the batting icon, former South African fast bowler and two-time World Cup-winning Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick were also inducted into ICC Hall of Fame, the world cricketing body announced. The 46-year-old former right-hand…

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