‘Ultimate Test’: India Face Tough Australia Challenge As It Aims To End ICC Title Drought

A formidable bunch of Indian cricketers will require a perfect blend of skill and temperament when it clashes with an equally-strong Australia in the World Test Championship final, starting Wednesday, with an aim to end a decade-long global trophy jinx. India have been the most consistent side over the past two WTC cycles and also …

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ICC Seeking Guarantee From PCB Over ODI World Cup Participation Amid Asia Cup Saga: Report

File photo of India vs Pakistan match© AFP The International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman and CEO are in Lahore to seek guarantees from the PCB that it will not push for implementing a hybrid model for its matches in the ODI World Cup in India later this year. Insiders confirmed to PTI that ICC chairman …

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On India’s Decade-Long ICC Title Drought, Ex-CSK Star’s “Mindset” Remark

the great matthew hayden reckons India’s title drought in ICC events in the past decade has to come down to the players’ mindset as skill was never an issue and has advised them to “forget about the outcome” going into the World Test Championship final against Australia. India’s last ICC title came under the leadership …

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ICC Seeking Guarantee From PCB Over ODI World Cup Participation Amid Asia Cup Saga: Report

File photo of India vs Pakistan match© AFP The International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman and CEO are in Lahore to seek guarantees from the PCB that it will not push for implementing a hybrid model for its matches in the ODI World Cup in India later this year. Insiders confirmed to PTI that ICC chairman …

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ICC Expecting Full House For At Least First Four Days Of WTC Final At Oval

The International Cricket Council is expecting a sell-out crowd for at least the first four days of the World Test Championship final between India and Australia at The Oval in London from June 7. The ICC has also kept a reserve day for the title clash if To install weather plays spoilsport. “We have been …

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ICC Chairman Greg Barclay, CEO Geoff Allardice To Meet PCB Head Najam Sethi In Lahore To Discuss World Cup Impasse

File image of Najam Sethi© Twitter The ICC chairman Greg Barclay and CEO Geoff Allardice will be meeting Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi at board’s Lahore headquarters to discuss the issues related to their national team’s participation in the ODI World Cup in India, starting October 5. The ICC head honchos apart from Sethi …

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ICC Announces Prize Money For World Test Championship Final. Winners Will Get…

The winners of the WTC Final will take home a whopping prize of Rs 13.22 crore.© Twitter The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the prize pot for the World Test Championship 2021-23 cycle. According to an official statement, the nine teams will share a whopping amount of Rs 31.4 crore, which is the …

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ICC Charges Bhatinda-Based Umpire Jatin Kashyap For Breaching Anti-Corruption Code

Image for representative use© AFP The International Cricket Council on Monday charged Bhatinda-based umpire Jatin Kashyap for breaching its anti-corruption code following an investigation into “international matches in 2022”. The ICC did not specify on the incidents that led Kashyap to being charged as per its anti-corruption code. Kashyap has officiated in district level matches …

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Big Decision By ICC Ahead Of World Test Championship Final, ‘Soft Signal’ By On-field Umpires Scrapped

The ICC has decided to do away with the contentious ‘soft signal’ by on-field officials, which had often been criticized by experts as it is believed to have created more confusion for TV umpires after a decision was referred upstairs. The ‘soft signal’ was used to determine the validity of catches taken inches off the …

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ICC Rankings: India Slip To 3rd Spot, Australia Remain World No 1 In ODIs

Team India is at No 3 with 115 points© AFP India dropped to third position behind Pakistan and three points adrift off world number one Australia in the latest ICC ODI men’s Team rankings announced on Thursday. Five-time world champions Australia improved their rating from 113 to 118 following the annual update, maintaining a slender …

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