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newscricket6 days ago

Reports | BCCI wants ICC to take a final call on WT20 after Melbourne lockdown

Post the city of Melbourne going into a six-week lockdown, the BCCI reportedly wants the ICC to take the final call on the future of the World T20 to help them in further decision making. The BCCI official also remained adamant that a bio-secure environment would not be feasible Down Under.
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newscricket12 days ago

Manohar should evaluate damage on Indian cricket done during his time as ICC chairman, stresses Niranjan Shah

Former BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah has lashed out at the outgoing ICC chairman Shashank Manohar to assess the “kind of damage” he inflicted on Indian cricket during his office. Manohar, on Wednesday, stepped down as ICC chief after two consecutive terms in the office since November 2015.
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newscricket12 days ago

Shashank Manohar has hurt India’s finances and reduced India’s importance in world cricket, alleges N Srinivasan

After Shashank Manohar stepped down from his post at ICC on Wednesday, N Srinivasan has alleged that the outgoing chairman hurt India’s finances and reduced the country’s importance in world cricket. He also claimed that Shashank used his BCCI position to his vehicle for convenience.
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newscricket13 days ago

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman

International Cricket Council Chairman (ICC) Shashank Manohar has stepped down from his position after two stints at the governing council. Manohar first took over the office in November 2015 after his predecessor N Srinivasan was removed as the ICC Chairman, a decision taken at the BCCI's 86th AGM.
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newscricket15 days ago

Dave Cameron puts his name for ICC chairman’s post to succeed Shashank Manohar

Dave Cameron, who served as the president of Cricket West Indies from 2013-19, has put his name for succeeding Shashank Manohar to the ICC Chairman’s post, following the end of latter’s reign. However, it is England’s Colin Graves who stands as the front-runner for the post alongside Sourav Ganguly.
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newscricket15 days ago

Nitin Menon replaces Nigel Llong in ICC Elite Panel of ICC Umpires

After an annual review and selection process conducted by the International Cricket Council panel, Nitin Menon has been included in the Elite Panel of Umpires for the upcoming season. Menon becomes the third Indian after S Venkataraghavan and S Ravi to be a part of ICC elite Panel of Umpires.
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newscricket19 days ago

Reports | ICC to finalise nomination process for next chairman on Thursday

After two meetings went on in an abrupt direction, the ICC is all set to finalise the nomination process for the next chairman on Thursday. While Colin Graves appears to be the front runner, there is no clarity on if Sourav Ganguly will appear for the race as BCCI stays tight-lipped on the matter.
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newscricket20 days ago

Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to COVID-19, confirms ICC

After the Bangladesh trio Mashrafe Mortaza, Nazmul Islam, and Nafees Iqbal tested positive for COVID-19, the ICC, on Wednesday, has announced that Bangladesh’s Sri Lakan tour stands postponed. The series was slated to start in the month of July, with a schedule of three-match Test series.
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newscricket23 days ago

Can deliver 10 serial match-fixing offenders’ names to Indian government, reveals Steven Richardson

ICC coordinator for investigations Steven Richardson has stated that legislation for match-fixing would be a ‘gamechanger’ to protect the sport. Richardson has further added that he can deliver at least 10 serial match-fixing offenders’ names to the Indian government and Indian police.
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newscricketa month ago

T20 World Cup unlikely to take place in October, opines Ehsan Mani

With all the debate around the T20 World Cup going on, PCB’s chairman Ehsani Mani is of the opinion that the biggest T20I competition is unlikely to take place this year due to a large number of teams. He also confirmed the news that the PCB has swapped the Asia Cup hosting rights with Sri Lanka.
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