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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | India fined for slow over-rate in the second T20I

Indian cricket team have been fined for slow over-rate in the second T20I game against England, which they won comfortably on Sunday in Ahmedabad. The Men in Blue have been penalized with 20 per cent of their match fees after they were found guilty of maintaining a slow over-rate in the encounter.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs ENG | Home umpires confirmed for the first two Tests in Chennai

According to the reports from Cricbuzz, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that home umpires would officiate the first two Tests between India and England in Chennai. Nitin Menon would be on-field umpires in both the Tests, alongside Anil Chaudhary and Virender Sharma.
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newscricketa year ago

Challenge for local umpires to officiate Tests as per ICC’s demand, admits Krishna Hariharan

Former International umpire Krishna Hariharan has admitted that it will be a challenge for local umpires to officiate Tests, as recommended by the ICC in light of COVID-19 pandemic. The ICC Cricket Committee has suggested the appointment of local match officials to avoid international travelling.
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newscricket2 years ago

Anil Chowdhury lone Indian selected to officiate in U-19 World Cup

Anil Choudhury is the only Indian umpire included in ICC’s list of 16 umpires who will be in charge of officiating in the U-19 World Cup to be held later in January. ICC senior manager Adrian Griffith has shared that utmost importance is being given to the standard of umpiring in the tournament.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND vs SL | First T20 abandoned after puddles impact pitch

The first T20I between India and Sri Lanka at the Barsapara Ground in Guwahati has been abandoned without a ball being bowled as the puddles impacted the main pitch. Anil Chaudhari and Nitin Menon inspected the ground on a regular basis but found the ground unsuitable for play.
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newscricket2 years ago

BCCI inducted 17 new umpires in its panel for the next season

The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) has inducted 17 new umpires in its current panel for the new season of Cricket in 2019-2020. After this addition, the count now stands at 126 umpires along with 71 match referees among the Indian Cricket board's appointed match officials.
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