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Team of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 announced Mithali Raj as its captain

London, July 24, 2017: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the Team of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with India’s Mithali Raj as its captain. The 34-year-old from Hyderabad in southern India, was selected as captain after she led her side by example by scoring 409 runs in the 30-day

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Anya Shrubsole bowls England to fourth world cup title

London, July 23, 2017: Anya Shrubsole Lord’s dream became the perfect fairytale after registering the best figures ever in an ICC Women’s World Cup final to help England to a thrilling nine-run victory over India on Sunday. The fast bowler finished with impressive figures six for 46, including five for 11 late

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Tamsin Beaumont named player of the tournament

Lords, July 23, 2017: Tamsin Beaumont was named player of the ICC Women’s World Cup after England won its fourth title at Lord’s on Sunday. The opener, who was playing in her maiden World Cup, scored 23 in the final as England scored 228 for seven. India, in its turn at the

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Ireland and Afghanistan ICC newest full members amid wide-ranging governance reform

Oval, June 22, 2017: Afghanistan and Ireland were today confirmed as Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC) after a unanimous vote at the ICC Full Council meeting at the Oval (Ireland Afghanistan ICC newest full members). Both will now be eligible to play Test cricket following a Membership Committee recommendation

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Pakistan surges to sixth position after ICC champions trophy victory

London June 19, 2017: Pakistan has moved to sixth position in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rankings following its triumph at the ICC Champions Trophy victory 2017, and its players have made significant gains in the individual rankings following its 180 runs victory over India in the final on Sunday. Pakistan

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Player of the tournament Pakistani Fast bowler Hassan Ali

The Oval, June 18, 2017: Pakistani Fast bowler Hassan Ali was named player of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after he bowled Pakistan to its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at The Oval. Sunday’s 181 runs victory over traditional rival India was also Pakistan’s first title in a 50-over tournament since winning the

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Kohli and Josh Hazlewood achieve number-one rankings

Cardiff, June 13, 2017: India captain Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top batting spot, while Australia’s pace ace Josh Hazlewood has achieved the number-one position in the bowlers’ rankings for the first time in his career in the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning following

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Muttiah Muralidaran formally inducted into ICC cricket hall of fame

London, June 8, 2017: The most successful bowler in Tests and One Day Internationals, Muttiah Muralidaran, was today formally inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson during the innings break of the India versus Sri Lanka ICC Champions Trophy match at The Oval. The retired

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European Parliament supports Paris 2024

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Paris, June 6, 2017: With less than 100 days until the International Olympic Committee casts its vote in Lima to decide the host city for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Paris 2024 has received a boost with the European Parliament, the legislative arm of the European Union, coming

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KAGISO RABADA boost for South Africa ahead of ICC Champions Trophy

London, May 30, 2017: South Africa was always going to be one of the sides to watch in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 but its profile got another boost with pace bowler Kagiso Rabada moving up four places to take the top spot in the MRF Tyres ICC Player Rankings for ODI