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ICC named a 31 member match officials for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016

Dubai, Feb 25: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday named a 31-member match officials’ team for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which runs from Mar 8 to Apr 3. The strong Playing Control Team includes all the seven and 12 members of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees and Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires, respectively, ...

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Nail-biting win for India, Top spot in the latest ICC T20 rankings

Sydney, Jan 31: Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina pulled off a humdinger of a game as India won the final match of the T20I series by 7 wickets beating hosts Australia here on Sunday. Needing 17 runs in the last over to chase down the target of 198 runs, Yuvraj smashed the first ball for a four and then tonked ...

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ICC rankings: Williamson on top of the world

Dubai, Dec 21 : Kane Williamson has become the second New Zealand batsman after Glenn Turner to top the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after producing a man of the match performance in the Hamilton Test against Sri Lanka, which helped the home side win the match by five wickets and the series 2-0. Williamson scored 108 not out, ...

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ICC World Twenty20 trophy departs on global journey on Sunday

New Delhi, Dec 12 : The ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 trophy will embark on a global journey from Mumbai on Sunday, 13 December, before returning to New Delhi on Feb 1. As part of the Nissan Trophy Tour, the trophy will visit 12 countries taking part in the tournament which will be staged in India from Mar 11 to ...

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ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 schedule announced

Dubai, Dec 11 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the groups and schedule of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, which will be staged across eight venues in India from March 8 to April 3. A total of 58 tournament matches, including 35 men’s matches and 23 women’s matches, will be played in the 27-day tournament in ...

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Dutch women’s team for ICC WW T20 Qualifier 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand

Dubai, Oct 29 : A group consisting of 14 players and 3 staff will depart from Amsterdam on Nov 19 for a preparation tour and the Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier in Bangkok, Thailand. The first part of the tour consists of a preparation trip to Sri Lanka. The team will practise at the Panadura CC to get used to ...

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Du Plessis fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Dubai Oct 23 : The ICC on Friday said South Africa’s Faf du Plessis has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth One-Day International against India in Chennai on Thursday. Du Plessis was found guilty of “showing dissent at an umpire’s decision during an International ...

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International Cricket Council and UNICEF unite for children

Dubai, Oct 22: The International Cricket Council (ICC), the global governing body of cricket, has announced a five-year Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This collaboration reflects ICC’s commitment to the Spirit of Cricket, which is to use the popularity of the sport for social good. For UNICEF, the International Cricket Council is a ...

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Charlotte Edwards champions “incredible” ICC investment in women’s cricket

Dubai, Oct 14 : England women’s captain, Charlotte Edwards, has applauded news from the International Cricket Council (ICC) today that the ICC Board has committed to significantly increasing the prize money awarded to winners of ICC women’s events over the next eight years. From 2016-2023, $4.4million of prize money will be distributed across six ICC global women’s tournaments, including $1million ...

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ICC office to close for Islamic New Year

Dubai, Oct 14 : The Dubai office of the International Cricket Council will be closed on Oct 15 as per the public holiday declared by the UAE Government to celebrate Al Hijri (Islamic New Year). The office will re-open after the normal UAE weekend on Oct 18, the council said in a statement on Wednesday.

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