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ECB moves ICC to decide the fate of the cancelled Test with India

After the fifth and the final Test between India and England at Manchester was called off, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has approached the International Cricket Council (ICC) to decide the fate of the cancelled Test. The development indicates that the ECB and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have...

India, Pakistan kept in one group for T20 World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday announced the groups for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in Oman and the UAE from October 17 to November 14. Notably, India has been paired with Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan for the tournament...

BCCI to host T20 World Cup in the UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday confirmed that the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup in India will be shifted to the UAE. There will be no change in the dates for the T20 World Cup. The main leg will start from October 24 and the final will be...

Is Ahmedabad getting an IPL team?

Two new teams are likely to be added to the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the proposal in this regard will be taken up for discussion in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) annual general meeting scheduled on December 24. Chances are that one of the additional teams will be from Gujarat’s...

T20 World Cup is postponed by ICC amid pandemic

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday finally announced that ICC postpones T20 World Cup scheduled to take place in Australia in October-November due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There were several speculations doing the round that the board would eventually postpone the tournament   (ICC postpones T20 World Cup)this year considering the COVID-19...

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly announces cancellation of Asia Cup T20

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has announced cancellation of the Asia Cup T20, which was scheduled to be held in September. Pakistan had the hosting rights of the six-team continental event but it was expected to be held in the UAE. “Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai, jo September me tha (Asia Cup, which was to...

Graeme Smith wants Sourav Ganguly as next ICC president

South Africa’s Director of Cricket Graeme Smith has backed the idea of Sourav Ganguly taking charge as the next president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) as he feels cricket’s governing body needs “strong leadership” once the sports resumes after the coronavirus crisis. Ganguly was unanimously elected as the president of the Board of Control...

Anil Kumble-led ICC committee recommends ban on use of saliva for shining balls during cricket matches

The Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee has recommended banning the use of saliva to shine the ball owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. During a meeting over a video conference, the committee also pushed for bringing back two non-neutral umpires for all international matches. “We are living through extraordinary times and the recommendations the committee made...