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  • Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium

    Demerit point for Mirpur too

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium's Mirpur pitch is the latest to be rated ‘below average’ after ICC had handed the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium a demerit point last week.

  • Sri Lanka cricket players wearing masks

    ICC to examine India pollution Test

    Medical experts are to examine whether India was right to hold a Test match against Sri Lanka during hazardous smog in New Delhi, the game's world governing body says.

  • ICC committee approves rule changes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • ICC to review security after Manchester attack

    A day after the terrorist attack in Manchester that claimed 22 lives, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today reiterate its pledge that safety and security is the highest priority for the its two events – the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup – to take place in England.

  • DRS set for busy baptism on Ind's turning pitches

    After years of resistance against the Decision Review System, the Indian cricket board has finally agreed to employ technology for the home tests against England and if the tourists' series in Bangladesh is anything to go by, it will get plenty of use.

  • Black Caps Boss wants 4-day Tests, two-tiers

    New Zealand Cricket chief David White called Tuesday for Test cricket to continue its pink-ball revolution by slashing the format to four days and introducing two divisions.

  • New Zealand 'unsafe for black cricketers'

    Franklyn Rose, former West Indies fast bowler claims that New Zealand is not safe for international cricketers "especially if they are black".

  • Dravid, Jayawardene in ICC cricket committee

    Rahul Dravid, the former India captain, and Mahela Jayawardene, the former Sri Lanka captain, have been appointed to ICC cricket committee for the next three years.

  • Perera dope test botched, cleared to play

    Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kusal Perera target a swift return Thursday to international cricket after officials admitted the analysis of a doping test which triggered his suspension had been botched.

  • Sir Viv slams ICC for double standards

    Sir Vivian Richards lashes out at the International Cricket Council by saying the governing body has one rule for West Indies and another for the Indian cricket team.

  • Bangladesh still 7th, not 5th

    The good news that Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon provided in the afternoon yesterday, regarding the

  • BAN-IND match the most memorable finish in T20?

    The final-over clash between Bangladesh and India at Bangalore prompts the International Cricket Council (ICC) to rethink it as the most memorable finish ever.

  • What BCB lawyer said about Taskin suspension

    Mustafizur Rahman Khan, a lawyer for Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) observes that Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed can at best be warned and not suspended as per the Independent Analysis report of Taskin's bowling action.

  • Did Taskin get justice from ICC?

    The suspension of Bangladesh ace pacer Taskin Ahmed for “illegal bowling action” has sparked widespread criticism from experts and fans of Bangladesh cricket both at home and abroad.

  • Bowling action of Taskin, Sunny illegal: ICC

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces today that independent assessments have found the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed to be illegal and, as such, both the bowlers have been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.

  • Taskin wishes for the best

    Amid growing tensions regarding ICC officials’ concern about the bowling actions of Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny being suspect, which has left the Bangladesh team livid, pacer Taskin wishes for the best.

  • Sanjit Saha, cricket

    Bangladesh U19 spinner Sanjit suspended for illegal bowling action

    International Cricket Council suspends Bangladeshi U19 cricketer Sanjit Saha from bowling in world-level cricket as it found his bowling action illegal.

  • U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 prep to continue

    International Cricket Council says it will continue to prepare for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 despite Australia withdrawing its team from the event and expressing concerns over security of its squad.

  • Hafeez, Azhar may face disciplinary action for Amir boycott

    Shaharyar Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board chairman, on Friday (December 25) warned players refusing to train alongside Mohammad Amir during an ongoing fitness camp for the national side that they would faced fines and suspensions.

  • Narine to miss BPL following ban for illegal action

    West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine, who is currently playing for Comilla Victorians in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), is to miss the rest of the tournament after being suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for illegal bowling action.

  • Darren Stevens defends Bangladesh return

    Kent all-rounder Darren Stevens has defended his decision to return to play in the Bangladesh Premier League 2015 for Comilla Victorians.

  • We're committed to play Pakistan in Dec: BCCI president

    Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has not completely ruled out the series against Pakistan in December even as uncertainty continues on the issue.

  • Srinivasan removed as ICC president

    N Srinivasan was removed from his position as the chairman of International Cricket Council (ICC) today. He is being replaced by Shashank Manohar.

  • Bangladesh looks to consolidate its ICC ODI ranking

    Bangladesh will be hoping to consolidate its seventh position in the ICC ODI Team Rankings when it faces Zimbabwe in a three-match ODI series tomorrow.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib remains top allrounder in ICC ranking

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan retained his top spot in the ICC’s ranking while England’s batsman Joe Root became the no.1 ranked Test batsman.

  • Sachin and Shane want cricket at Olympics

    All-time greats Shane Warne and Sachin Tendulkar have called for Twenty20 cricket to become an Olympic sport.

  • Pakistan may not play in India for security reasons

    Zaheer Abbas, International Cricket Council (ICC) President fears for Pakistan players' security during the World T20 in India next year.

  • Samuels reported over bowling action

    West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for bowling with a suspect action for the third time in his career.

  • India team manager fined for 'inappropriate comments'

    Indian team manager Vinod Phadke is fined 40% of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for making "inappropriate comments" on a number of contentious umpiring decisions by Vineet Kulkarni

  • Bangladesh to host U19 WC 2016: ICC

    The International Cricket Council confirms that Bangladesh would be hosting next year’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup which is scheduled to take place from January 22 to February 14.

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