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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 schedule announced

Dubai, August 17, 2021: Oman will take on Papua New Guinea in the opening match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 at the Oman Cricket Academy Ground on 17 October while the Super 12 stage commences with a fixture between Australia and South Africa at the Zayed Cricket Stadium in

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ICC confirms cricket’s Olympic ambition

Dubai, August 10, 2021: The International Cricket Council has today confirmed its intention to bid for cricket’s inclusion in the Olympic Games. The ICC has convened a Working Group to lead the bid on behalf of the sport which will be focused on cricket becoming part of the Olympic family for LA

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HERO CPL partners with SPORTCOR to feature Kookaburra Smart Ball

Gros Islet, St Lucia, July 30, 2021: At this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) the tournament will use the Kookaburra Smart Ball – powered by Sportcor. This revolutionary ball will be used in a professional league for the first time when Hero CPL gets underway in St Kitts & Nevis on

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup groups announced

Dubai, July 16, 2021: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the groups for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to be hosted by the BCCI in Oman and the United Arab Emirates from 17 October to 14 November. The groups, selected on the basis of team rankings as of 20

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ICC confirms details of next World Test Championship

Dubai, July 14, 2021: The International Cricket Council has confirmed the points system for the second edition of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) as well as the bilateral series that will be part of the 2021-23 cycle commencing next month. Each match of the upcoming WTC will now be contested for

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ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 to move to UAE and OMAN

Dubai, June 29, 2021: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be staged in the UAE and Oman due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation in India. The BCCI will remain the hosts of the event, which will now be held in Dubai International

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Details of WTC prize money announced

Dubai, June 14, 2021: The winners of the much-awaited ICC World Test Championship (WTC) Final between India and New Zealand will take home a purse of $ 1.6 million along with the ICC Test Championship Mace, the International Cricket Council announced today. The losing team will get $ 800,000 for finishing second

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ICC announces expansion of global events

Dubai, June 1, 2021: The ICC Board today confirmed the schedule of ICC events from 2024-2031 with both the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be expanded and a Men’s Champions Trophy to be re-introduced. The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will become a 14 team,

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Babar Azam and Alyssa Healy voted ICC Players of the Month for April 2021

Dubai, May 10, 2021: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month Awards for April which recognise and celebrate the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the year. Pakistan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Men’s

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Cricket First Sport to Announce Qualifiers for Commonwealth Games

London, April 26, 2021: Cricket is the first discipline to announce qualifying teams for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as the sport makes a landmark re-entry to the prestigious multi-sport event scheduled from 28 July to 8 August next year. The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) made