Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: ICC

ICC men’s teams of the year show big change: India’s worst show in 6 yrs, Pakistan’s best in 17

New Delhi: The 2021 edition of the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s annual men’s teams of the year for Tests, ODIs and T20Is, announced this...

Cricket in 2021 was more than just a game — racism, ICC indifference to BCCI influence

New Zealand clinched the World Test Championship while Australia won their first Men’s T20 World Cup, but 2021 was defined by questionable governance and a widespread reckoning with racism.

ICC calls off qualifiers for Women’s World Cup in Harare as new Covid variant emerges

The qualifiers will now be decided according to the team rankings, paving way for Bangladesh, Pakistan and West Indies to proceed to the contest, to be held next year in New Zealand.

De Kock finally took the knee, but only after putting spotlight on gesture & confused ICC policies

De Kock sparked a row after he withdrew from South Africa's T20 World Cup match against West Indies. Here’s a look at the gesture’s 15-month-long history in cricket.

‘Indian business running Pakistan cricket’ Ramiz Raja says. Begging-bowl memes follow

Ramiz Raja is on a mission to make Pakistan 'number one team in the world'. But he says ICC revenues are dependent on India.

Dazzle the dog has its day: ICC gives pitch-invading canine in Ireland a special award

Ireland women’s team handle had tweeted a video of Dazzle the dog’s pitch invasion. The canine fielded the ball from an overthrow, and handed it over to the non-striker.

ECB urges ICC to decide fate of cancelled fifth Test against India: Spokesperson

The ECB wants ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee to address the issue in order to claim insurance since they'll lose 40 million pound if the match is declared abandoned due to Covid.

UAE batsman Gulam Shabbir admits to breaching ICC Anti-Corruption Code, banned till 2025

According to ICC, Shabbir admitted to being in breach of 6 provisions under its code, and the ban is meant to send a 'strong message' to other players and potential corrupters.

ICC CEO Manu Sawhney resigns with immediate effect amid inquiry over ‘abrasive conduct’

Sawhney was sent on 'leave' in March pending an inquiry after he came under scrutiny for his behaviour. He has termed the probe against him a 'witch-hunt'.

Kejriwal ‘gasps for breath’ after SC panel report and PM Modi ‘breaks the ice’ for his Shikara

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.