Free Press Journal
  • Muhammad Aamir

    I will come back as a better cricketer, person: Muhammad Aamir

    Karachi:  Pakistan’s banned paceman, Muhammad Aamir, who was today allowed to play domestic cricket by the ICC, has promised to return to the cricket field as a better human being and player. The pacer, whose five-year ban officially expires on September 2 this year, was informed by the ICC that he can resume playing domestic cricket immediately but can only return to international arena only after completion of ban.

  • Wanted: Primer On Test Cricket

    A debate is raging whether India’s young skipper Virat Kohli should have shared the Man of the Series award Down Under with his Australian counterpart, Steven Smith. Another point being discussed is why India keep failing overseas even after the batsmen give them 400-plus scores in the first innings as they did in all the four Tests.

  • Israel Withholds Palestinian Tax Revenue To Protest Against `ICC Move`

    London : Israel has reportedly stopped transfers of the tax revenue it collects on behalf of the Palestinians under the current interim peace accords to register protest against their decision to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Hague.

  • Ajmal to finally play in a competitive match

    Karachi: Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal will finally make an appearance in a competitive cricket match three months after being suspended by the ICC for an illegal bowling action.

  • S Ravi

    ICC ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

    Dubai: Indian umpire S Ravi was today named in a 25-member list of match officials for next year’s ICC ODI World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

  • Banning bouncers will make cricket boring, says Sehwag

    Mumbai: Out-of-favour Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Tuesday said that ICC should not consider banning bouncers from the game in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes, as it will take the ‘fun’ out of the system.

  • Ehsan Mani, ICC

    Deal with banned players with caution: Ehsan Mani to PCB

    Karachi:  Former ICC President, Ehsan Mani has advised the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to proceed with caution while dealing with the tainted cricketers who were banned for spot-fixing.

  • Danish Kaneria

    ICC refuses to review Danish Kaneria’s life ban

    Karachi :  Pakistan leg spinner, Danish Kaneria has lost another bid to get his life ban reviewed with the International Cricket Council (ICC) refusing to take up his case.

  • Harbhajan Singh

    Bhajji did a great job in making his action legal: ICC CEO

    New Delhi:  Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, ICC CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal.

  • Mitchell Johnson

    Mitchell Johnson wins ICC Cricketer and Test Cricketer of the Year awards

    Dubai: Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson Friday claimed two International Cricket Council (ICC) awards – Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year – while South African skipper AB de Villiers was named One-Day International (ODI) Cricketer of the Year.

  • ICC approves revised anti-corruption code

    Dubai: The ICC on Monday approved its revised anti-corruption code, which makes it possible for a banned player to play domestic cricket before the end of his international ban. The amendments to the code were ratified by the ICC Board that met here for two days. The revision in the code has given fresh hope to banned Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir to return to action while serving a spot-fixing ban that ends

  • ICC terms West Indies of stiff penalties for pullout

    Dubai: Terming the controversial pull-out by West Indies midway their India tour as ‘unacceptable’, the ICC on Sunday warned its players against taking contractual matters into their own hands and hinted that they could be penalised by disallowing them to play in domestic tournaments like IPL if they repeat such acts in future.

  • Don’t have power to intervene in India-West Indies dispute: ICC

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday admitted it “does not have the power to intervene” in the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

  • Windies Bravo fined by ICC

    Dubai: West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test against Bangladesh.

  • Ajmal is banned for suspect action

    Dubai/Karachi :  The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday suspended world’s number one ODI bowler Saeed Ajmal for an illegal bowling action, a decision which the Pakistan Cricket Board intends to challenge.

  • Official warning for poor Test pitch at Trent Bridge

    Dubai :  The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced that Trent Bridge has been given an official warning under the ICC Pitch Monitoring Process following the first drawn Test between England and India last month.