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Pakistan moved up to 5th place in ICC Test ranking

December 21, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Pakistan has moved up a place to fifth on the Reliance ICC Test Championship table, Sri Lanka is now at sixth place.

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Ojha breaks into top-15 in ICC rankings

November 27, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

ojhaIndia spinner Pragyan Ojha on Sunday broke into the top-15 of the ICC rankings for the first time in his career following a strong show against the West Indies in the third Test, in which he took seven wickets.

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Haroon Lorgat to leave ICC

November 22, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

HaroonDubai – International Cricket Council chief executive Haroon Lorgat says he will step down when his term expires in June.

Lorgat, who has made combating corruption and expanding the game’s global reach his themes while in office, took up his post in 2008 and will step down after the ICC’s annual convention next year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Agent asked for $1.2M to ‘lose’ cricket match

October 12, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Agent asked for $1.2M to 'lose' cricket matchA court in London has heard recordings of a phone conversation in which an agent acting for several members of the Pakistani cricket team allegedly discussed deliberately losing a cricket match in exchange for $1.2 million.

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Pak cricketers wanted to throw ODIs and T20Is: Bookie

October 12, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

AfridiIn a bid to settle personal score with the then captain Shahid Afridi, the Pakistan cricketers were ready to throw ODIs and T20 matches and earn a lot of money in that process, a London court heard on Wednesday.

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Fixing claims are disturbing: Watson

October 12, 2011 | Cricket, General | | 2 Comments

Fixing claims are disturbingShane Watson says claims that the Australian players were the biggest match-fixers were shocking, damaging and threatened the integrity of the game.

The Australia opener said the unproven allegations, made by the player agent at the center of the Pakistan spot-fixing case, were “unbelievably disappointing.”

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Amendments in Cricket effective from 1st Oct

September 30, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

ICCTwo new balls per innings (ODIs only)

“Each fielding team shall have two new balls for its innings, to be used in alternate overs, i.e. one from each end.” (Clause 5.2)

Powerplays (ODIs only)

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Ball tampering: ‘I have used my boot nails and back pocket zip’

September 27, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Ball tampering: 'I have used my boot nails and back pocket zip'Former Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has ruffled feathers in India again in a new headline-grabbing autobiography that also contains candid admissions about ball-tampering and corruption.

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Lorgat: 50-over format fine

September 21, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

HaroonInternational Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat has ruled out changes to 50-over cricket despite a proposal put forward by Indian great Sachin Tendulkar.

Despite the success of the Cricket World Cup earlier this year Tendulkar, the most prolific batsman in one-day internationals, wrote to Lorgat last month suggesting four 25-over innings rather than the traditional 50-over format.

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Tendulkar writes to ICC CEO Lorgat asking for changes in ODI format

September 20, 2011 | Cricket, General | | No Comments

Tendulkar writes to ICC CEO Lorgat asking for changes in ODI formatThe ODIs are perceived to be on the decline and it’s none other than Sachin Tendulkar who has now come out publicly in support of revamping the current 50-over format having written a letter to ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat.

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