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ICC — No Place For Racial Abuse In Cricket

Following a charge of racial abuse against India’s right-arm-medium fast bowler, Mohammed Siraj, from the Sydney crowd on Day 4 of the third Test against Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has condemned the incident and has asked for a detailed report on the matter. In a media statement released on Sunday, ICC chief Manu Sawhney said that there is […]


A New Zealander Gets The Nod For ICC Chairman’s Position

Greg Barclay (Photo credit: @ICC Twitter handle) Barclay has been elected as the new Independent Chair of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and he succeeds Shashank Manohar who stepped down earlier this year. Barclay beat out Imran Khwaja, the 64-year-old interim chairman, and former Singapore Cricket Association president. Barclay, the previous New Zealand Cricket boss wanted a two-thirds majority of […]


Dave Cameron A Worthy Candidate For ICC Chairman’s Position

It has recently emerged in the press that Mr. Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron, former President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), will be seeking nominations to serve as chairman of cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). We have always maintained that to fill any vacant job position; it should be the person with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities […]


Cameron To Seek Nominations To Run For Chairmanship Of ICC

Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron has told Radio Jamaica Sports that he will be seeking nominations to run as chairman of cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). However, CWI is yet to receive an official request from Cameron seeking its support. A week ago, reports emerged that the United States Cricket Hall of Fame, […]


ICC Released List Of Best XI From Women’s T20 World Cup

The 2020 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup was the seventh Women’s T20 World Cup tournament organized by the ICC. It was held in Australia between February 21 and March 8, 2020. The final took place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on International Women’s Day. The conclusion of this year’s tournament saw Australia winning the title for the fifth time. Over […]


West Indies Fined In First ODI Against India

West Indies have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against India in the first ODI match in Chennai on Sunday. David Boon of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the fine after Kieron Pollard’s side was ruled to be four overs short of its target after time allowances were taken into consideration. In accordance with Article […]


ICC Hits It Big With Facebook

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has struck a groundbreaking four-year partnership deal with Facebook, which will see the social media platform carrying match recaps, in-play key moments, and other match and feature content. The partnership will grant Facebook exclusive digital content rights for ICC global events in the Indian sub-continent and will also carry post-match recaps throughout the rest of […]


‘King’ Smith Returns To His Batting Throne

Steven Peter Devereux Smith, the 30-year-old Australian international cricketer and former captain of the Australian national team, is back at No.1 on the MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings. India’s batting maestro captain Virat Kohli slipped to No.2, following his first-ball duck in the second of a two-match Test series played recently in the Caribbean. That said, India’s Test team romped […]


Philippines Exits The International Criminal Court (ICC)

The Philippines has officially withdrawn from the International Criminal Court (ICC), thus becoming the second country to withdraw after Burundi, which left in 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte announced the country was withdrawing from the court a year ago, but court rules require that withdrawal cannot take effect for at least 12 months. While the Philippines no longer recognizes the Rome […]

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Black Roses — Windies Women Cricketers

There is something magical about black roses, and it has occupied the minds of people for centuries. However, many have argued that black roses can only be found in a fairy tale world as what passes for black roses are either dyed, or they’re red roses with such a deep color that they can look like they’re black. Notwithstanding, black […]