Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: ICC

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.

From idolising Sachin to breaking his record — story of cricket’s rising star Shafali Verma

17-year-old Shafali Verma became the world’s No. 1 batswoman in T20 internationals after smashing 60 runs off just 30 balls against South Africa last week.

Contentious ‘Umpire’s call’ to remain part of Decision Review System as ICC amends rules

As per the existing rule, 50 per cent of the ball should be hitting the stumps for the batsman to be adjudged LBW on review in case an umpire's not out call has been challenged.

ICC bans UAE players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar from all cricket for 8 years

The bans are backdated to 16 October 2019, when the players were provisionally suspended for attempting to corrupt matches of the 2019 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier in the UAE.

India is No.1 in ICC World Test Championship standings after big win at Gabba

The victory Down Under handed India 430 points, putting it ahead of New Zealand (420) and Australia (332).

Indians worry Imran Khan winning ICC Twitter poll is another ‘Tea is fantastic’ moment

Pakistan just won another world war. That Imran Khan had inside help from India, and Indians didn’t want Virat Kohli to win the ICC poll, is a diplomatic win.

In Pakistan’s Punjab province, CM looks to promote qawwali programmes through cable TV

CM Usman Buzdar has asked officials to organise qawwali programmes on local cable in a move that is likely to have been inspired by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

BCCI approves 10 teams for 2022 IPL, backs ICC’s push for T20 in Olympics during AGM

At the meeting, it was decided that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly will continue as a director in the ICC Board and secretary Jay Shah will be the alternate director.

Pune orphanage to ICC Hall of Fame — a look at Australian cricketer Lisa Sthalekar’s journey

Former Australia captain Lisa Sthalekar is the ninth woman cricketer to reach ICC Hall of Fame. She was only 3 weeks old when her parents adopted her from an orphanage in Pune.

ICC approves substitutions for players during Test matches if Covid-19 symptoms show

The Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee said regulation for Covid-19 replacements will not be applicable in ODIs and T20Is.The Anil Kumble-led Cricket Committee said regulation for Covid-19 replacements will not be applicable in ODIs and T20Is.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.