newscricket13 hours ago

ICC to not suspend captains for slow over-rates

Captains will no longer be suspended for slow over-rates, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday after the board and full member council meeting. Earlier, two instances of slow over-rates in the same calendar year warranted a suspension for captains of the team.
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newscricket17 hours ago

It is the duty of the selectors to inform MS Dhoni before they drop him, says Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has come out saying the Indian selectors should leave the decision of when to retire to MS Dhoni, but must reach out and inform him prior to dropping him from the squad for the West Indies tour. Sehwag still rues the way the selectors handled his dropping from the team in 2013.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Ben Stokes nominated for New Zealander of the Year award

Man of the match in the World Cup final against New Zealand, Ben Stokes has been nominated for New Zealander of the Year award, as confirmed by the chief judge Cameron Bennett. In the minutes following the final, news about Stokes’ Kiwi roots had been circulated throughout social media.
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newscricket18 hours ago

It's necessary to take practical decisions than being emotional, says Gautam Gambhir on MS Dhoni's future

Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir has stated that the selectors will need to take a practical decision rather than an emotional one, when it comes to the future of MS Dhoni. Gambhir batted for the inclusion of youngsters, while also insisting that they needed to be given time to succeed.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Twitter trolls Fakhar Zaman as ICC suspend Zimbabwe from International cricket

The ICC has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket as its full member with immediate effect. The apex body took the decision during its annual meeting in London on Thursday. The Twitterati were on fire as they mercilessly trolled Fakhar Zaman as he famously struck an ODI double century against Zimbabwe.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Sachin Tendulkar, Allan Donald, and Cathryn Fitzpatrick inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

India's Sachin Tendulkar, South Africa's Allan Donald and Australia's Cathryn Fitzpatrick were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame at a ceremony in London on Thursday. Tendulkar, who retired from cricket in November 2013, was inducted as soon as he became eligible for induction.
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newscricket19 hours ago

Team India squad selection for West Indies tour postponed

The selection of Indian team for the tour of West Indies, starting in Florida on August 3, has been postponed, primarily because the fitness reports of players will only be available on Saturday. The BCCI selection committee, headed by MSK Prasad, will now meet on July 20 or 21, in Mumbai.
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newscricket20 hours ago

English crowds generally more knowledgeable compared to other parts of the world, claims AB de Villiers

South African superstar AB de Villiers has stated that the crowds in England are usually more knowledgeable compared to other parts of the world. De Villiers, who has been plying his trade all over the world, is currently representing Middlesex in the ongoing 2019 edition of Vitality T20 Blast.
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newscricket20 hours ago

Ashes 2019 | Hopeful of lifting urn at the Oval in September, says Sam Curran

English all-rounder Sam Curran has stated that he, along with other team members, are hopeful of England lifting the Ashes come September. Curran, who tormented India last summer with his movement, control and consistency, will be appearing in an Ashes series for the first time in his career.
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newscricket21 hours ago

ICC approve like-for-like substitutes for concussion

Following the board and council meeting on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) have approved like-for-like substitutes for concussion. The rule, which will allow teams to use like-for-like substitutes for concussion, will become a part of ICC playing conditions from August 1, 2019.
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