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Shakib Al Hasan banned after accepting three charges under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Dubai, Oct 29, 2019: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from all cricket for two years, with one year of that suspended, after he accepted three charges of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan from

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ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020 schedule announced

Dubai, Oct 24, 2019: Hosts South Africa will open their campaign against Afghanistan in next year’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup, a tournament that showcases the world’s future cricket stars. South Africa, hosts in 1998 and champions in 2014, play their opening match at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on 17 January.

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Azhar Ali appointed Test and Babar Azam T20I captain

Lahore, Pakistan, October 18, 2019: Azhar Ali has been appointed national cricket team captain for Pakistan’s World Test Championship matches in the 2019-20 season, while Babar Azam has been named captain of the No.1 ranked T20I side until next year’s ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020, which is now exactly one year

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Tridents beat the unbeatable Warriors to take the Hero CPL 2019 title

Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad, October 13, 2019: Barbados Tridents won their second Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) title as Guyana Amazon Warriors’ perfect season unraveled at the worst possible moment. The Warriors had won all 11 matches – including three against the Tridents – before the final, but came off second

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Hero CPL to host women’s T10 matches on 10 and 12 October

Port of Spain, Trinidad, September 30, 2019: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Government of Trinidad and Tobago and Cricket West Indies (CWI) are partnering to host two T10 matches ahead of the Men’s semi-final and final (Women T10 Cricket Board). The best women’s cricketers from across the Caribbean will be

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Cricket West Indies development players star at CPL 2019

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 28, 2019: A major initiative for the 2019 season was the introduction of 12 development players into CPL (Cricket West Indies development). Two CWI nominated players were included in each of the franchise teams and we are thrilled to see the immediate success of this program, as many of

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PCB pays tribute to legendary leg spinner Abdul Qadir

By PCB, Lahore, September 6, 2019: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has expressed its shock and grief at the news of legendary leg spinner Abdul Qadir passing and has sent a message of condolence to his family. PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani said: “We devastate with the news of Abdul Qadir’s passing and

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Misbah-ul-Haq named Pakistan head coach and chief selector

By PCB, Lahore, September 4, 2019: Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq was today confirmed as Pakistan men’s national team head coach in all three formats on a three-year contract. In line with the PCB’s commitment to ensure transparency, accountability and role clarity at all levels, Misbah was also named as the Chairman of Selectors

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Window for the 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League confirmed

By Peter Miller, Sept 2, 2019, Gros Islet, St Lucia: The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and Cricket West Indies (CWI) have agreed a tournament window for the 2020 tournament. Next year’s tournament will take place between 19 August and 26 September 2020 (2020 Hero Caribbean Premier). This window means that for

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St Lucia Zouks to replace St Lucia Stars at the 2019 Caribbean Premier League

By Peter Miller, August 15, 2019, Gros Islet, St Lucia: The St Lucia Zouks will replace the St Lucia Stars for the 2019 CPL season following the recent termination of the participation agreement with the company operating the Stars franchise. The Zouks will be playing matches in St Lucia and across the