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Big bats dismissed, player send-offs introduced in new laws

Big bats are set to be consigned to the wood-heap and umpires will be given the power to send off players from October as part of cricket's new Code of Laws, the Marylebone Cricket Club has said.

December 27, 2021
December 27, 2021

Styling rules are meant to be broken!

Fashion is life’s greatest, easiest, simplest pleasures that brings us so much of joy so why should we allow boring old rules to ruin it? Read on for rules of fashion that were totally made to be...

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

Big bats dismissed, player send-offs introduced in new laws

Big bats are set to be consigned to the wood-heap and umpires will be given the power to send off players from October as part of cricket's new Code of Laws, the Marylebone Cricket Club has said.

November 6, 2016
November 6, 2016

DRS to make Zim debut

Cricket's umpiring Decision Review System will be used in Zimbabwe for the first time on Sunday when the hosts take on Sri Lanka in the second Test at Harare Sports Club.

October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016

Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016

'Lodha reforms need to be reviewed'

Former India skipper Dilip Vengsarkar, who would have to step down as the MCA Vice-President couldn't hold himself back while criticising the new rules.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

‘Bats not to blame for bowlers' plight’

Australia opener David Warner says flat pitches rather than bats with thicker edges are the reason batsmen have the upper hand in test cricket.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

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.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Draft Broadcast Act: Broadcasters risk jail, fine if they violate rules

A draft of the Broadcast Act-2016 has been prepared with a provision of jail term and fine for violating the rules or regulations of the act and orders or directives of the proposed broadcast...

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Djokovic denies match-fixing charge

Novak Djokovic has denied "absurd" allegations in an Italian newspaper that he "wanted to lose" a match at the Paris Masters in 2007.