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  • ICC Board meeting ends, will consider Najam Sethi as President 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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...
  • Asia Cup may cater to both T20s and ODIs 3 days ago

    The 2016 edition of the Asia Cup will be a Twenty20 affair, making it the first time the event will not be a 50-over contest. According to a report in cricket.com.au, in a proposed revamp of the tournament, the Asia Cup will now be in the same format as the World...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 4 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Naxals target development projects, says intelligence reports 4 days ago

    Maoists are changing their strategy in their fight against the state, says latest intelligence reports. Naxals in desperation are targeting development projects. There have been 31 attacks on economic targets in 4 months compared with 25 in 2014. ...
  • Najam Sethi likely to take over as interim ICC president 4 days ago

    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...
  • Future of Asia Cup in doubt as ACC faces shutdown: report 5 days ago

    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....
  • Asian Cricket Council headquarters to move to Singapore April 11, 2015

    Karachi: As part of a restructuring process, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will relocate its headquarters from Malaysia to Singapore, a senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board said. The final approval for restructuring the ACC will be given at the meetings of the ICC starting this weekend in Dubai. "As part...
  • ICC mourns demise of Richie Benaud April 10, 2015

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Friday, paid a rich tribute to former Australia captain and broadcasting legend Richie Benaud, who has passed away at the age of 84 following a prolonged illness. ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: "Today is a very sad day for cricket as it mourns...
  • Rajeev Shukla appointed Chairman of IPL Governing Council April 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Rajeev Shukla was on Monday re-appointed chairman of the powerful IPL Governing Council, ending a month-long suspense over the selection of the top post of the cash-rich league. Former Union minister and Congress leader Shukla was the IPL chairman till 2013 when he resigned from the post in the aftermath...
  • Mustafa Kamal's resignation as ICC President lauded, ICC mulls replacement April 4, 2015

    With Bangladesh aggrieved after the controversy surrounding their quarter-final against India at the recently concluded ICC World Cup, followed by the then ICC President Mustafa Kamal being snubbed at the presentation ceremony during the final at MCG, it was only a matter of time for Kamal to put down his...
  • ICC accepts Mustafa Kamal's resignation as President April 1, 2015

    The International Cricket Council on Wednesday accepted the resignation of its disgruntled President Mustafa Kamal, who quit the position after being denied the honour of presenting the World Cup winners' trophy. "The International Cricket Council (ICC) today (Wednesday) confirmed that Mr Mustafa Kamal has tendered his resignation as the ICC President...
  • World Cup hero Mitchell Starc tops cricket bowlers' rankings March 31, 2015

    Melbourne: Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has surged to the top of the One-Day International (ODI) bowlers' rankings for the first time in his career following a stellar performance in the World Cup that saw him named the "Player of the Tournament". Starc jumped two places to take the top spot. He...
  • ICC President vows to expose apex body after World Cup trophy snub March 30, 2015

    Miffed over the International Cricket Council's decision to keep him out of the awards distribution ceremony of the World Cup 2015, ICC president Mustafa Kamal has threatened to reveal "mischievous things" that he claims are taking place at the governing body. It was ICC chairman N Srinivasan, who handed the World...
  • Peeved ICC President Mustafa Kamal leaves MCG before end of World Cup final March 29, 2015

    Melbourne: Peeved at not being given the opportunity to hand out the World Cup trophy to the champions, International Cricket Council (ICC) President Mustafa Kamal on Sunday left the Melbourne Cricket Ground even before the final between Australia and New Zealand finished. It was ICC chairman N Srinivasan, who handed the...
  • Watch: Arvind Kejriwal's speech at AAP's National Council meet on Saturday March 29, 2015

    After the high drama ouster of Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from Aam Aadmi Party's National Executive and allegations of hooliganism leveled against the supporters of Kejriwal inside the national council meet, AAP on Sunday released the video of party chief Arvind Kejriwal's speech. The rebel leaders alleged that the...
  • AAP becoming victim of its own success: Senior journalist Badshah Sen March 28, 2015

    Senior journalist Badshah Sen said that Aam Aadmi party (AAP) was becoming victim of its own success. "The original principles of the party have been abandoned. Thus, it is becoming like any other political party," said Sen. ...
  • Allegations of a scuffle during the meeting are baseless: Gopal Rai March 28, 2015

    "The resistence within AAP has been removed now so the party will function smoothly. Henceforth, governance will be easy. There was no scuffle at the meet, allegations are baseless," said Gopal Rai. ...
  • Violence at the National council meet was pre-planned: Yogendra Yadav March 28, 2015

    AAP leader Yogendra Yadav called the National council meet a sham. "Democracy has been killed," said Yadav. On the other hand, Sanjay Singh said that the talks of the fights that happened in the meeting are all false. "I can also give evidences against such allegations," said Singh. ...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • 2015 edition most followed cricket World Cup: ICC March 28, 2015

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that the 2015 World Cup has been the most followed and attended event in cricketing history. "This World Cup has been the most followed and best attended cricket event in history. All over the world, hundreds of millions of fans have been...
  • AAP National Council meet begins amid chaos, Yadav on dharna outside venue March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Chaos descended at the AAP's crucial National Council meet, which may decide the fate of its two dissident leaders, as Yogendra Yadav sat on dharna outside the venue claiming that certain NC members "not being allowed" inside. The meet has been witnessing incessant sloganeering against Yadav by a large...
  • AAP split wide open, National Council to decide Yogendra Yadav and Prasant Bhushan's fate March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Aam Aami Party has escalated to a point of no-return and today could just be the day of split. AAP National Council is likely to remove senior leaders Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav from the party. AAP's Lokpal Admiral Ramdas and senior leader Rahul Mehra...
  • ICC wary of expansion but keen on cracking US frontier March 27, 2015

    Sydney: International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has warned of the dangers of the game "spreading itself too thin" but said officials were still keen for the sport to fully establish itself in the United States. The 2019 World Cup in England is set to feature 10 teams, four fewer...
  • ICC chief wants World Cup 'shop-window not window-dressing' March 26, 2015

    Sydney: The World Cup should be a "shop-window" not "window-dressing" for the game's emerging nations, International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson said on Thursday. The ICC has come under fire for plans to reduce the number of teams taking part at the next World Cup, in England in 2019, from...
  • Delhi: AAP internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas meets Arvind Kejriwal March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid hectic parleys ahead of the party's crucial National Council meeting, AAP's internal Lokpal Admiral Ramdas on Wednesday held talks with party convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to iron out differences between the two warring factions. Ramdas, a former navy chief, is expected to seek a reconciliatory...
  • UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Yemen March 22, 2015

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Saturday said that the 15-nation UN body will meet in an emergency session on Sunday afternoon to discuss the current situation in Yemen, which suffered several terrorist attacks over the past few days. The UN Spokesperson's Office said that the council will hold a...
  • World Cup: Mashrafe Mortaza suspended for one ODI due to slow over-rate March 19, 2015

    Melbourne: World cricket governing body ICC on Thursday suspended Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza for one One-Day International (ODI) match and fined him 40 per cent of his match fee due to slow over-rate during their loss to India in the World Cup quarter-finals. "Roshan Mahanama of the Emirates Elite Panel of...