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  • Indian cricketers doubt feasibility of rebel T20 league 4 hours 24 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Indian cricket leaders are not convinced that a rival league could drive a wedge through the sport's global competition or threaten the power of the International Cricket Council. After all, they say, this has been tried before in India - and didn't succeed. Recent reports that billionaire businessman Subhash Chandra...
  • Black Caps not at risk from rebel league: New Zealand Cricket Yesterday

    New Zealand Cricket believes Black Caps are not at risk of being poached by organisers of a proposed rebel league, backed by Essel Group. "I don't think our players are under threat at the moment," Barclay, NZC's representative at the ICC, told Sunday Star Times. He said the reports were...
  • ICC investigates Essel Group's attempt to split world cricket 3 days ago

    The ICC confirmed it was investigating the registration of company names which it regarded as of "concern to the sport of cricket" as reports of a rebel organisation which might split the game continued to emerge on Friday. The Guardian newspaper reported last weekend that Indian media conglomerate, the Essel Group,...
  • IPL Scandal: BCCI turf war intensifies 5 days ago

    The BCCI's new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya's leadership is exploring the option of an early Special General Meeting (SGM) in its bid to oust N Srinivasan as the Board's representative in ICC. ...
  • Did you know T20 cricket completed 10 years on Feb 17? 6 days ago

    On February 17, when the entire cricketing fraternity was busy with the 50-over World Cup, one of the game's greatest revolutions silently crossed an important milestone. Twenty20, which is often seen as a very recent addition to cricket, celebrated its 10th anniversary in the international arena. T20 was conceptualised in England...
  • BCCI may sack N Srinivasan after internal feud: sources 6 days ago

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to convene a Special General Meeting to sack their former chief, which will directly affect his current position as ICC chairman, sources have told CNN-IBN. In order to reach a decision on ousting Srinivasan, an SGM needs to be...
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya, Anurag Thakur mull early SGM to oust Srinivasan 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI's new regime under Jagmohan Dalmiya's leadership is exploring the option of an early Special General Meeting (SGM) in its bid to oust N Srinivasan as the Board's representative in ICC. In order to reach a decision on ousting Srinivasan, an SGM needs to be called and Dalmiya...
  • Nobody got in touch with me: Karan Gilhotra 6 days ago

    "Why doesn't the media ask the ICC if they have put me on watch list then they obviously have something to share, why don't they share it," said Gilhotra. ...
  • BCCI set to remove N Srinivasan from ICC 6 days ago

    BCCI likely to convene SGM on May 24 to remove Srinivasan from the ICC, according to sources. ...
  • ICC trying to malign Anurag Thakur by using me: Karan Gilhotra 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Karan Gilhotra, against whom the ICC has issued an advisory to the BCCI Secretary asking him to stay away from suspected bookies, on Tuesday accused the global cricket body of trying to "malign" Anurag Thakur's image by using him. Gilhotra is at the centre of a storm after the...
  • BCCI unlikely to discuss Anurag Thakur-bookie link April 27, 2015

    New Delhi: The BCCI is unlikely to act on the ICC's letter to its President Jagmohan Dalmiya in which it is alleged that Board Secretary Anurag Thakur was photographed with a suspected bookie during a function in Chandigarh. Media reports claimed on Sunday that BCCI was sent a letter by the...
  • BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur spotted socialising with alleged bookie April 26, 2015

    Even as the BCCI looks to undertake the initiative to clean up Indian cricket, there is fresh embarrassment for the Indian cricket board with a top Board official coming under the scanner after being spotted with a suspected bookie. CNN-IBN has learnt that the ICC has sent a strongly-worded warning...
  • Rumours of rival cricket bodies unnerve boards April 25, 2015

    The International Cricket Council is on alert with rumours of a rival body doing the rounds since Essel Group, the Indian business giants, began registering companies with names that appear to be rival national cricket boards. Essel, the conglomerate behind the now defunct Indian Cricket League (ICL), has registered companies such...
  • IPL 8: Sunil Narine to undergo test in Chennai again April 25, 2015

    Kolkata Knight Riders have decided to send Sunil Narine for another test of his bowling action after match officials expressed 'concerns' over deliveries the offspinner bowled in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday (April 22) in Visakhapatnam. If Narine is called a second time, he will be out of...
  • Sri Lanka Cricket accuses ICC of grave disruption April 20, 2015

    Sri Lanka`s cricket board Monday accused the world governing body of "gravely" disrupting the sport in the island by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments. The International Cricket Council (ICC) said last week it was withholding Sri Lanka`s share from the 2014 T20 World Cup and 2015 World...
  • Sponsored: Wins, the analytics advantage in Cricket April 20, 2015

    If cricket is religion in India, the World Cup is the ultimate test of its devotees' faith. Cricket is a game that has rules on and off the playing field. A match is seldom watched alone, in quiet solitude. The world and its uncle suddenly become connoisseurs and each has their...
  • Sponsored: Wins - the analytics advantage in Cricket April 20, 2015

    If cricket is religion in India, the World Cup is the ultimate test of its devotees' faith. Cricket is a game that has rules on and off the playing field. A match is seldom watched alone, in quiet solitude. The world and its uncle suddenly become connoisseurs and each has their...
  • Mohammad Nabi quits as Afghanistan captain April 19, 2015

    Mohammad Nabi resigned as captain of Afghanistan on Sunday (April 19) following the team's 2015 World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand last month. Nabi said his lack of form was one of the primary reasons for stepping down. "I have served Afghanistan's national team as captain for more than...
  • CSA denies interference in World Cup semifinal playing XI April 19, 2015

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) has categorically denied interfering in selection of the team's playing XI for the World Cup semifinal against New Zealand last month. An official CSA statement was sent out on Saturday (April 18) following a factual examination done by three independent directors of the board. Reports over possible instructions...
  • Sri Lanka mulls options as ICC threatens to stop funds April 17, 2015

    Colombo: The appointment of an interim body to run Sri Lankan cricket is in tune with laws governing the island nation, the country's sports minister said on Friday. The move came a day after the International Cricket Council decided to investigate possible ministerial interference following the government's decision last month to...
  • ICC Board meeting ends, will consider Najam Sethi as President April 16, 2015

    Dubai: The ICC on Thursday said it will consider the appointment of Pakistan's Najam Sethi for the post of the apex cricket body's president, left vacant following Mustafa Kamal's resignation, in the last week of June. This was decided at its second quarterly meeting at the ICC headquarters here. "The Board...
  • ICC looks into possible rule breach by Sri Lanka April 16, 2015

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council will seek an explanation from the Sri Lankan sports ministry for appointing an interim committee to run the country's cricket board. The ICC board, which met on Thursday, discussed whether the appointment of an interim committee in Sri Lanka Cricket "may be a breach of ICC's...
  • N Srinivasan to remain ICC chairman till BCCI AGM April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Thursday said former president N Srinivasan will continue as the ICC chairman till September after which the Board will chalk a way forward at its Annual General Meeting. As per rules, the ICC chairman's post belongs to the BCCI representative for two years from...
  • PCB plans to plead Salman Butt's case with ICC April 16, 2015

    Karachi: The PCB is planning to plead the case of banned cricketer Salman Butt with the International Cricket Council. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan said in an interview that the former Test captain, who is serving a five-year ban for spot fixing, had shown willingness to meet all the requirements...
  • Najam Sethi likely to take over as interim ICC president April 14, 2015

    Dubai: Najam Sethi, the head of the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) executive committee, is likely to become the International Cricket Council's (ICC) interim president, filling the post left vacant by Mustafa Kamal's resignation earlier this month. Sethi, who is currently in Dubai ahead of the ICC meeting, is a favourite to...
  • Mohammad Amir targets steady progress in Pakistan comeback April 14, 2015

    Pakistani pacer Mohammad Amir's 23rd birthday celebrations were marred by a hamstring injury on Monday as the former prodigy downplayed hopes of a speedy international recall following a four-year ban for spot-fixing. Currently turning out for Omar Associates in Pakistan's Grade-II tournament, Amir, who has bagged an impressive 22 wickets in...
  • Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report April 14, 2015

    The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) could soon be dissolved or merged with the International Cricket Council (ICC), putting a question mark over the future of Asia Cup. According to a report in the Pakistan Observer, its sources have revealed that the ACC headquarters will be shut down from June this year....
  • Twitter slams Virat Kohli's immature outburst April 10, 2015

    India's batting star Virat Kohli on Friday said that he was 'hurt' by the way fans responded after his dismal show in the World Cup semi-finals against Australia that led to his team's ouster from the mega event. India, after winning seven matches in a row, lost to Australia in the...
  • Critics should be ashamed of blaming me for World Cup semis defeat, I am hurt: Kohli April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". India, after winning seven matches in a row, had a bad day against...
  • The intersection of analytics, social media and cricket in the cognitive era of computing April 10, 2015

    Since 1975, every fourth year, world class cricketing nations come together for a month long extravaganza. Since February 14th, 2015, 14 teams are battling it out in a 6 week long Cricket World Cup tournament in 14 venues across Australia and New Zealand. During these six weeks, millions of cricket...