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5 Pakistani bowlers dominate all-time T20 ranking

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has released the list of all-time bowling ranking in T20 international cricket. According to the list, five Pakistan’s players dominate the list of all-time bowler’s ranking . Fast bowler Umar Gul tops the list

US imposes sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced sanctions on the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda, investigating US soldiers for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. Phakiso Mochochoko, director of the ICC’s Jurisdiction, Complementary and Cooperation Division, was

South Africa’s Jacques Kallis inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

CAPETOWN: Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis is one of three players inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame. Kallis, considered one of South Africa’s all-time greats, was inducted along with Pakistan batting icon Zaheer Abbas and Australia

Babar Azam only batsman ranked among top-5 in all formats

SOUTHAMPTON: Pakistan’s white-ball captain Babar Azam has regained his career-best fifth position in ICC’s Test rankings and became the only batsman in the world to be ranked among top-five across formats. Babar, who was at the 6th spot before the

ICC congratulates MS Dhoni for outstanding cricket career

MUMBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has congratulated former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni after he announced his retirement from international cricket. Dhoni has a marvelous international career that saw him lead his team to victory in all three major

ICC expected to decide T20 World Cup’s fate today

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council on Monday will decide the fate of this year’s T20 World Cup. As per details, the main meeting of the International Cricket Council will be held today on the video link in which important decisions

ICC, PCB should recognise services of Aleem Dar: Saqlain

KARACHI: Pakistan’s former off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to recognise the estimable services of famous umpire Aleem Dar by honouring him in a way that best suits stature of

Darren Sammy urges speaking out against social injustice

KINGSTON: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy has urged cricket’s global governing body and member nations to speak out against social injustice following the death of an African-American man in US police custody. The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old

ICC postpones decision on T20 World Cup 2020 till June 10

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has deferred its conference with all agenda items until 10th June 2020 over the issue of confidentiality. The meeting was also set to make a decision pertaining to the future of the ICC

T20 World Cup: ICC to conduct its keyboard meeting today

LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) will conduct its keyboard meeting today via video conference to discuss the future of the ICC T20 World Cup. According to details, the meeting of ICC will be held via video conference to discuss

ICC recommends ban on bowlers using saliva to shine ball

DUBAI: The cricket committee of International Cricket Council (ICC) has recommended a ban on bowlers from using saliva to shine the ball in view of the health concerns raised due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governing body’s cricket committee, headed

Australia overtakes Pakistan in T20 rankings

LAHORE: Pakistan has been replaced by Australia in recently released T20 rankings list of the International Cricket Council (ICC). According to ICC ranking, Australia has moved to the top replacing Pakistan which remained at top since January 2018 after defeating

T20 World Cup on schedule despite virus pandemic

MELBOURNE: The Twenty20 World Cup in Australia this year is still going ahead as scheduled while cricket chiefs discussed the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The conference call brought together the chief executives of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s)

ICC opens cricket archives for fans during coronavirus pandemic

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has opened its comprehensive archives of match footage and programming giving cricket fans the opportunity to relive some of the greatest cricketing moments of the last 45 years as they stay at home due

Australian Ellyse Perry ruled out of Women’s T20 World Cup due to injury

SYDNEY: Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has been ruled out of the remainder of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup after sustaining a hamstring injury. According to International news agency, Ellyse Perry sustained injury in her right hamstring while attempting a

Oman cricketer banned for seven years over spot-fixing

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Omani player Yousuf Abdulrahim Al Balushi from all cricket for seven years after he accepted four charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The charges related to the ICC Men’s T20 World

Captains gear up for Women’s T20 World Cup

SYDNEY: The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 is officially up and running as all ten skippers gathered for the captain’s media launch on Monday at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney. The 2020 edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup

Babar Azam receives his ICC ODI team of 2019 cap from Majid Khan

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has received his ICC ODI team of 2019 cap from former captain Majid Khan today (Saturday). Babar Azam was awarded the cap for his best performance in ODI cricket in 2019 and he is the

ICC U19 World Cup: India beats Pakistan by 10 wickets

POTCHEFSTROOM: India beats Pakistan by 10 wickets in the 1st semi-final of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom. Both the openers of the Indian team played spectacular innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 105 runs

ICC U19 Word Cup: Pakistan beats Afghanistan by 6 wickets

BENONI: Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets in the quarter-final of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup and has qualified for the semifinals. Muhammad Huraira was the highest scorer for Pakistan side with 64 runs off 76 balls. Qasim Akram

Philander fined for swearing at England batsman

JOHANNESBURG: South African paceman Vernon Philander became the fourth cricketer to be fined and given a demerit point in the series against England when the International Cricket Council (ICC) sanctioned him for swearing on Sunday. Philander was sanctioned for the

Madugalle named ICC match referee for Bangladesh T20Is

LAHORE: Ranjan Madugalle has been appointed by the game’s governing body as match referee for the three T20Is between Pakistan and Bangladesh to be played at the Gaddafi Stadium on 24, 25 and 27 January. One of the most respected

ICC seeks to set attendance record at Women’s T20 World Cup final

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is inviting fans to play their part in history by setting the record for most attendance at a women’s sporting fixture during the final of the T20 World Cup 2020. The stories of trailblazing

ICC chief executive to visit Pakistan next week

LAHORE: Manu Sawhney, Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC), will be visiting Pakistan next week to initiate preliminary negotiations with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on hosting ICC events in the 2023 and 2031 period. Sawhney, the 56-year-old

England’s Ben Stokes named ICC player of the year

LONDON: England all-rounder Ben Stokes has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Player of the Year after a fabulous 12 months that saw him play a decisive role in England’s dramatic victory at the ICC Men’s

ICC to launch investigation into Qatar T10 league

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed on Tuesday that it has launched an investigation into the Qatar T10 league which was sanctioned a year ago. The ICC’s Anti-corruption unit was working with the organizers to monitor the league since

ICC approves probe into Myanmar Rohingya abuse

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a full investigation into Myanmar’s alleged crimes against the Rohingya, as the southeast Asian nation faced mounting legal pressure worldwide over their fate. Judges backed a prosecution request to probe allegations

Bangladesh captain Shakib banned for two years

DUBAI: Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was banned from all cricket for two years with one year of that suspended on Tuesday, after the all-rounder was found to have breached the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption code. The ICC said Shakib,

ICC scraps boundary count rule after World Cup final furore

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced changes to the Super Over regulations, ending the use of boundary countback to decide knockout games following England’s victory over New Zealand in the men’s World Cup final. England won the World Cup

ICC names match officials for Pakistan-Sri Lanka series

LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named its match representatives  for Pakistan’s home series against Sri Lanka commencing from Oct 27 in Karachi with the first of the three One-day Internationals before the teams race for the trophy. The

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