Cricket Committee

  • MCC no to changing law on 'Mankading', says batsmen to blame July 18, 2014

    London: Batsmen should stay inside the crease and not back up too early to avoid being 'Mankaded', felt the World Cricket Committee while refusing to change the law which allows for running out the nonstriker. The MCC's World Cricket Committee concluded its twoday meeting with the panel stating that it was...
  • No need to change law related to bat: World Cricket Committee July 17, 2014

    London: The game of cricket appears heavily loaded in the favour of the batsmen but the World Cricket Committee has ruled against changing the law related to the size of the bat due to lack of consensus on the issue. The WCC discussed the issue at its meeting and decided that...
  • DRS once again fails to win over the BCCI: report June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Decision Review System (DRS) has once again failed to enter the BCCI good books after the chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee, Anil Kumble, opposed the proposal to make it mandatory during the weeklong annual ICC conference that concludes on Saturday, reported Times of India. Kumble, sources told...
  • ICC cricket committee recommends legitimising switchhit May 29, 2013

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Committee (ICC) on Wednesday took a couple of key decisions while concluding the twoday meeting of its cricket committee in London, including setting a marker for Test playing nations to keep their Test status intact. In an attempt to ensure that Test cricket was protected, the...
  • May asks ICC to 'stand up to the cancer of standover tactics' May 9, 2013

    Sydney: Removed from an ICC committee following allegations of pressure from India, Tim May has said it was time someone "stood up to the cancer of standover tactics" that defines cricket's governing body. May was replaced on the ICC cricket committee by the former India legspinner, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, who is employed...
  • FICA demands enquiry into Sivaramakrishnan's ICC appointment May 7, 2013

    Melbourne: A miffed Federation of International Cricketers Association today demanded an ICC ethics committee enquiry into BCCIbacked L Sivaramakrishnan's appointment as a players' representative in the governing body, saying captains could have been forced to vote against incumbent Tim May. Sivaramakrishnan replaced May, who is also the FICA CEO, on the...
  • ICC committee to have annual review of DRS May 28, 2012

    Dubai: The controversial Decision Review System will come for its annual review by the ICC's Cricket Committee, which will consider reliability of the technologies used and the extent of improvements made, in a twoday meeting beginning on Wednesday at the Lord's in London. The committee, headed by former West Indies captain...
  • 'Proposal on pitches submitted to Cricket Committee' April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The ICC's pitches consultant Andy Atkinson on Saturday informed that a "12point suggestion" has been forwarded to the parent body's Cricket Committee for the improvement of wickets across the Test playing nations. "We had a very fruitful meeting of curators in Dubai recently where there were lot of discussions...
  • Undercover stings may help fight fixing: MCC January 11, 2012

    Cape Town: The ICC should consider using undercover investigations to identify corrupt cricketers as one of 10 recommendations to fight matchfixing made by the MCC's cricket committee on Tuesday. The MCC committee, made up of former international players and umpires, said the "mystery shopper operations" would be "preferably directed at somebody...
  • Cricketers must tackle corruption: Brearley January 10, 2012

    Cape Town: Players must "take ownership" of the issue of corruption in cricket, according to MCC World Cricket Committee chairman Mike Brearley. Speaking after a twoday meeting of the committee here, former England captain Brearley said corruption had been the most important topic covered because of the dangers it brought to...
  • Gavaskar bats for Tests in his last innings for ICC May 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The tussle between Sunil Gavaskar and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has come to an end. On Thursday, Gavaskar quit as chairman of the ICC's Cricket Committee and is now free to fulfill his media commitments.. "I emphasised again that while there should be a balance between all the...