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ICC announces Player of the Month nominations for March

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the nominees for the ICC Player of the Month Awards for the month of March to recognise the best performances across all forms of international cricket. The ICC Men’s Player of the

US lifts sanctions on ICC prosecutor, court official

WASHINGTON: The United States has lifted sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda that drew international criticism after they were imposed by the administration of former President Donald Trump. The move, announced by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken,

British lawyer Karim Khan elected new ICC prosecutor

NEW YORK: British human rights lawyer Karim Khan has been elected as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a politically daunting position whose incumbent was slapped with US sanctions. Khan previously led a special UN probe into

South Africa’s Shabnim Ismail declared ICC Women’s Player of the Month

DUBAI: South African cricketer Shabnim Ismail has won the inaugural ICC Women’s Player of the Month award, finishing ahead of Pakistan’s Diana Baig and team-mate Marizanne Kapp. Ismail took seven wickets in the ODI series against Pakistan to play a

ICC paves way for war crimes probe in Palestine

THE HAGUE: The International Criminal Court ruled that it had jurisdiction over the situation in the occupied Palestinian territories, paving the way for the tribunal to open a war crimes investigation. ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda had asked the court for

ICC announces ‘Player of the Month’ award

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the introduction of the ICC Player of the Month awards which would recognise and celebrate the best performances of both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the

Imran Khan voted Best Captain in ICC poll

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) conducted a poll on social media site Twitter to identify which captain was the best in their n their latest segment of pace-setters. The main focus behind the whole poll run by the ICC

No Pakistani cricketer named as ICC announces teams of decade

DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the ODI, T20I, and Test teams of the decade. No player from Pakistan has been named in each of these teams. The sides are picked by the ICC’s Voting Academy of

New Zealand’s Greg Barclay elected ICC chairman

DUBAI: New Zealand’s Greg Barclay was elected as the new chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC). He succeeds India’s Shashank Manohar who stepped down earlier this year. He secured a crucial vote from Cricket South Africa in the second

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