World Cricket

  • 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 non-striker. The MCC's World Cricket Committee concluded its two-day 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...
  • Afghanistan eye two-win passage to World Cup September 30, 2013

    Afghanistan can reach the World Cup for the first time if they clinch back-to-back wins over Kenya in Sharjah on Wednesday and Friday. With 15 points from 12 matches, Afghanistan are currently in fourth place in the eight-team World Cricket League. Leaders Ireland, with 24 points, have already made sure of their...
  • Afghanistan stay on course for a place in the ICC WC 2015 March 9, 2013

    Dubai: Afghanistan are on course for a place in the ICC World Cup 2015 after winning both their fifth round one-day Internationals (ODI) in the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Championship against Scotland at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Afghanistan beat Scotland by seven wickets in the first ODI on Wednesday...
  • ICC announces squads for WCL Championship March 1, 2013

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the squads for six of the eight teams to play in the fifth round of the World Cricket League (WCL) Championship which kicks off in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on March 6. In the first fixture, Afghanistan will face Scotland...
  • IPL has benefited world cricket: Nannes April 19, 2012

    Mohali: Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Dirk Nannes feels the high-profile Indian Premier League has been a good learning experience for players from across the countries, and said that the Twenty20 tournament has made a positive impact on world cricket. "IPL is a good opportunity to talk to other players. As a...
  • 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 two-day 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...
  • Pataudi's acumen wasn't used well: Chappell December 20, 2011

    Mumbai: Paying glorious tributes to legendary cricketer Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, who passed away on September 22 this year, former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has said the Indian's services could have been better utilised as an administrator. "His (Pataudi's) abilities could have been used to the full extent. He had a...
  • Ian Chappell to deliver lecture on Pataudi December 15, 2011

    Mumbai: Sharmila Tagore has chosen former Australia captain Ian Chappell to deliver the welcome address, which her late husband Tiger Pataudi would have delivered, in this year's edition of the Raj Singh Dungarpur World Cricket Summit. It is learnt that Chappell instantly agreed to the request and will do the honours...
  • South Africa legends beat India in the wild November 15, 2011

    Durban: In a cricket match in which the result and the players' performances took a backseat, South Africa beat India in a World Cricket Legends match, organised by Beyond Boundaries at the Phinda Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal on Tuesday. After opting to bat, India set South Africa a target of...
  • Legends from India, SA back on cricket field November 15, 2011

    Some of the former players of the two countries will play each other in the second edition of World Cricket Legends. ...
  • Legends from India, SA back on cricket field November 15, 2011

    Some of the former players of the two countries will play each other in the second edition of World Cricket Legends. ...
  • Ireland enter WCL final July 8, 2010

    Amsterdam: Defending champions Ireland beat Canada by five wickets at Amstelveen on Wednesday to book their place in the First Division final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League. Ireland restricted Canada to 154 for nine and then saw John Mooney make 44 not out and Kevin O'Brien score...