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  • ICC offers $390m, BCCI wants 450

    It is expected that many of the 30 voting members of BCCI, at its upcoming SGM, will be over- whelmingly voting in favour of a pull-out from Champions Trophy. (more…)

  • BCCI rejects additional $100mn offer

    New Delhi : The revenue model feud between the ICC and the BCCI continued on Tuesday with the Indian cricket body outrightly rejecting the world body’s offer of an additional USD 100 million in the proposed format.

  • Srinivasan clean bowled by Supreme Court

    New Delhi : Former BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week as he has been held guilty of conflict of interest, the Supreme Court said on Monday. The apex court allowed BCCI’s Acting Secretary Amitabh Chaudhary to represent the cricket board at the ICC meeting on April 24 and directed BCCI CEO Rahul Johri to accompany him. However, it is still not clear if Srinivasan could

  • Misbah announces int’al retirement

    Lahore : Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced his retirement from international cricket after the end of the Test series in the West Indies.

  • COA to seek SC directive on BCCI’s ICC nominee

    New Delhi : The Committee of Administrators on Thursday informed all state units that they will seek the Supreme Court’s directive on BCCI’s representative at ICC meetings and asked the members to keep that in mind before taking any decision at the Special General Meeting on April 9.

  • Team India fourth in ICC’s ODI chart

    Dubai : India held on to the number four position in the latest ICC ODI rankings despite not playing the 50-over format for more than two months.

  • Manohar defers decision to step down as ICC chief

    Dubai : ICC chairman Shashank Manohar on Friday deferred his recent decision to step down from the post until a successor is elected following the completion of the 2017 Annual Conference.

  • ‘There was no turn like first two Tests’

    Asked about the pitch, centurion Smith said:”This ball didn’t spin here. In the first two Tests, the ball spun. The bounce was consistent and there wasn’t any up and down movement. We will need as many as we can get in the first innings.”
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  • Shashank Manohar quits as ICC Chief

    Dubai : Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar has stepped down as Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) citing personal reasons.

  • Shashank Manohar resigns as ICC chairman

    Dubai: In a surprise development, Shashank Manohar today resigned as ICC chairman after merely eight months in office citing personal reasons.

  • Take steps to stop on-field chatter: Chappell

    Melbourne : The legendary Ian Chappell feels Australia is in “no position to throw stones” at India as far as sledging is concerned but administrators should step in to curb on-field aggression before it escalates beyond control.

  • Surprised with ICC’s handling of Smith and Kohli: du Plessis

    Dunedin (New Zealand) : South Africa Test captain Faf du Plessis has criticised the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not penalising Australia skipper Steven Smith and India’s Virat Kohli following the controversy over improper use of the Decision Review System (DRS) during the recent Test in Bengaluru.

  • Gavaskar slams ICC

    New Delhi : Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has slammed the International Cricket Council (ICC) for not penalising Steven Smith after the Australian captain illegally sought the dressing room’s advice on a DRS referral during the second Test against India.

  • If nothing is wrong, why so much outrage?

    Dinar Pathak : If a person tells you that he never knew one has to breathe to be alive, what you will label him as? Well, you will either think he is a fool or he is trying to fool you! Right? Guess somebody should tell this to Australia batsman Peter Handscombe. After the DRS controversy, on Wednesday he tried to safeguard his captain by saying that it was he on whose suggestion

  • India vs Australia: ICC rules out any action against Steve Smith

    New Delhi/Melbourne: The Virat Kohli-Steve Smith clash on the controversial DRS call may have triggered a verbal war between the cricket boards of India and Australia but the ICC ruled out any action against the two captains.

  • Ashwin, Jadeja jointly on top in ICC Test rankings for bowlers

    Dubai, The Indian duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja today became the first set of spinners to be jointly ranked number one in the ICC Test rankings for bowlers. Jadeja has caught up with Ashwin in the rankings after the second Test against Australia in Bengaluru which India won by 75 runs on the fourth day yesterday.