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Greg Barclay elected as independent ICC Chair

Dubai, Nov 25, 2020: Barclay, an Auckland-based commercial lawyer, has been a director of New Zealand Cricket (NZC) since 2012 and is currently NZC’s representative on the board of the International Cricket Council. He will step down from his position at NZC to lead the ICC in an independent capacity. He was


Bowling actions of Muhammad Hafeez and Javeria Khan found to be legal

Dubai, April 21, 2015: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that following remedial work and retests, the bowling actions of Pakistan’s Mohammad Hafeez and Javeria Khan have been found to be legal, and the players can now resume bowling in international cricket. In advance of any retest, a player who has


Match official appointments for semi-final stage announced

Adelaide, March 21, 2015: The match official appointments for the semi-final stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 have been announced. The first semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa will take place in Auckland on Tuesday with the focus then shifting to Sydney for Australia versus India on Thursday. The


Tendulkar pleased with the quality of cricket in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Melbourne, Feb 23, 2015: World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the event will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket. Talking to the ICC on the sidelines of India versus South Africa match


ICC launches official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 App

Dubai, Jan 28, 2015: The ICC, in partnership with Reliance Communications, today launches the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 app – now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, the 11th edition of cricket’s flagship event, gets underway on 14th February


ICC Launches Official Fantasy League for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Dubai, Jan 25, 2015: The International Cricket Council (ICC) is delighted to announce the launch of the most detailed ever Fantasy League game for the ICCCricket World Cup 2015, with multiple game modes and chances to win exclusive ICC Cricket World Cup merchandise and other prizes. Cricket fans across the world can


David Richardson says ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be “bigger and better” than ever

Dubai, Jan220, 2015: ICC Chief Executive David Richardson believes that “there has been no stone left unturned” as preparations continue ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, but stressed the need for players to remember their responsibilities to uphold the sport’s integrity at all times. In an exclusive TV interview with


Series clean-sweep boosts Pakistan to fourth in ICC Women’s Championship table

Dubai, Jan 14, 2015: Pakistan has moved to fourth place in the ICC Women’s Championship after defeating Sri Lanka 3-0 in the second round clash, which concluded in Sharjah on Tuesday. The ICC Women’s Championship is a qualifying tournament for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 with the top four sides earning


Fast bowler Sohail Khan earns selectors nod for ICC World Cup 2015: By Rashid Ali Siddiqui

Karachi – Pakistan, Jan 7, 2015: PCB selectors named 15-member Pakistan team for ICC World Cup 2015 with fast bowler Sohail Khan being surprise inclusion while veteran Younis Khan, out of form Umer Akmal and half-fit Sohaib Maqsood also caught the bus. Team includes Ahmed Shehzad, Ehsan Adil, M Hafeez, Haris Sohail,


Naveed Cheema replaces Moin as manager Pakistan for WC 2015: By Rashid Ali Siddiqui

Karachi – Pakistan, Dec 27, 2014: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) removed former captain Moin Khan as Pakistan team manager for the 2015 World Cup, appointing Naveed Cheema in his place. Cheema, chief secretary Punjab is a strict disciplinarian, has been successful as manager of Pakistan in his last three-year stint when Pakistan