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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

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ICC announces champions trophy prize money details

Dubai, May 14, 2017: CHAMPIONS TROPHY PRIZE MONEY, The upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales from 1-18 June carries a total prize money of $4.5 million with the winner of the eight-team tournament taking home a cheque of $2.2 million, the International Cricket Council announced today. The eighth edition of the tournament

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Rashid Siddiqui gold medal awarded to Cricketer Shahid Afridi

By Muhammad Asghar, Pakistan Sports Writers Federation, Karachi, May 8, 2017: The Sports Journalists Association Sindh (SJAS), an affiliated unit of Pakistan Sports Writers Federation presented a gold medal to star cricket all-rounder Shahid Afridi for his services. SJAS organized a Gold Medal Presentation Ceremony to honor Shahid Afridi and a presentation

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Williamson eager to partner with Smith for Tridents

By Jason Harper, Bridgetown, 2 May 2017: New Zealand international Captain and Tridents marquee player Kane Williamson is eager to take on the best bowlers in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), especially with Dwayne Smith as his partner. Kane Williamson, who is currently representing the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier

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ICC board decides that full council should consider expulsion of USACA

Dubai, May 1, 2017: Expulsion USACA, The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has decided that the ICC Full Council should consider the expulsion of USACA from membership of the ICC. A resolution to that effect will now go before the ICC Full Council at its meeting in June for determination by the