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  • Google marks ICC Champions Trophy with its addictive doodle

    New Delhi: Don’t try the new Google Doodle, if you have some important work to do. Today marks the start of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy cricket tournament and to get you in the mood, Google has made an interactive cricket game, which is insanely addictive.

  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Are England favourites to win?

    The eighth edition of the ICC Champions Trophy is less than a week away. The CT has been commonly referred as the ‘mini world cup’ and eight teams participating in it are all equally capable and can beat any team on their day. India, the defending champions, would hope that they play to their potential and retain the coveted trophy.

  • ICC recommends DRS for T20 Internationals

    London : The ICC Cricket Committee chaired by India’s head coach Anil Kumble made a host of recommendations at its annual meeting with the notable ones being the use of DRS for all T20 Internationals and on-field umpires be given the power to send-off players for misconduct.

  • Team De Villiers penalised for slow over-rate

    Dubai : South Africa have been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for maintaining a slow over-rate during their 72-run defeat against England in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Headingley in Leeds on Thursday evening.

  • BCCI raises Team India security concerns with ICC

    Acting BCCI president, C K Khanna, said that the BCCI is in close touch with the ICC and the consultant of its Anti Corruption Unit, former Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar, was leaving for the UK on Tuesday. Kumar, incidentally, was the head of security when the ICC World T20 Championship was hosted by India last year.  (more…)

  • Security threat during CT in UK?

    ICC assures robust security during Champions Trophy and women’s WC post Manchester bombing

  • Batting at No 4 won’t cause problems in CT

    Mumbai : Rohit Sharma believes that batting at No 4 for Mumbai Indians will have no bearing when he goes out to open the batting for India in the ICC Champions Trophy as the two are completely differet formats.

  • ICC’s ASU tipped off PCB about spot-fixing in PSL, says Flanagan

    Karachi : The head of the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit, Sir Ronnie Flanagan has made it clear that they had first tipped off the Pakistan Cricket Board’s ACU about possible spot- fixing in the Pakistan Super League.

  • India retain No.1 Test ranking

    Dubai : India retained their number one position on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings following the annual update in which series results from 2013-14 are no longer included and outcomes from the 2015-16 series are weighted at 50 per cent.

  • With CT in mind, Shami eager to make most use of last IPL game

    New Delhi : India pacer Mohammed Shami says it is important for him to make most use of the last IPL game and upcoming practice sessions to be fully ready for next month’s ICC Champions Trophy in United Kingdom.

  • Yuvraj aiming to make meaningful contribution in Champions Trophy

    “We are in a tough group, but at the same time we are a form side following a highly successful domestic season. We will target to carry forward the winning momentum into the ICC Champions Trophy so that we can become the second side after Australia to win back to back titles,” said Yuvraj, who has played 296 matches for the country.
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  • Shashank Manohar will continue to remain ICC chairman till June 2018

    New Delhi: International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman Shashank Manohar has backtracked on his decision to step down from the post and has decided to finish his term at the top of the world’s cricket body which ends in June 2018.

  • India will play Champions Trophy: BCCI

    New Delhi : Putting an end to all the speculation, the BCCI on Sunday cleared India’s participation in the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales at its Special General Meeting .It was decided that no legal recourse will be taken against the ICC as dictated by the Committee of Administrators (COA).

  • CT pullout not in SGM agenda

    The SGM circular signed by joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary has a single-point agenda.

  • New Indian team jersey launched by BCCI CEO

    Mumbai : The CEO of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, Rahul Johri, on Thursday launched the new Indian team jersey with official team sponsors Oppo’s name on the shirt’s front here, in the presence of some top officials of the Chinese mobile phone firm. The Indian men cricketers are to sport the new blue jersey during the ICC Champions Trophy tournament starting in England on June 1.

  • India drop to No. 4 in ICC T20I rankings

    Dubai : India have dropped two places to slip to fourth position in the ICC Twenty20 International team rankings following the annual update on May 1.