ICC GENDER POLICY : PLACE FOR TRANSGENDERS IN CRICKET

This Policy is based on the principles set out in the IOC’s Transgender Guidelines. It reflects a broad medical, scientific and legal consensus as to the approach required to achieve equal opportunities for transgenders. Since the Policy is intended to operate globally, regulating the conditions for participation in international-level events, it is to be interpreted and applied not by reference to national or local laws, but rather as an independent and autonomous text, and in a manner that protects and advances the imperatives of the same. It establishes the conditions enabling Transgender players to compete in International Matches in the category of competition that is consistent with their gender identity. Continue reading ICC GENDER POLICY : PLACE FOR TRANSGENDERS IN CRICKET

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Misbah suspended for one Test for second minor over-rate offence

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during New Zealand’s eight-wicket victory in the Christchurch Test, which ended on Sunday. Richie Richardson of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the suspension on Misbah after … Continue reading Misbah suspended for one Test for second minor over-rate offence

Faf du Plessis found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct following a hearing before Andy Pycroft of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees in Adelaide. Du Plessis was charged by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson after television footage appeared to show Mr du Plessis applying an artificial substance to the ball during the … Continue reading Faf du Plessis found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct

Lakmal fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Sri Lanka’s Suranga Lakmal has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s match against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo on Monday. Lakmal was found to have breached Article 2.1.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game”. In addition … Continue reading Lakmal fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

ICC Women’s Championship 2014-16 Round 6 – Pakistan v India : DECISION BY ICC TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

India shall be considered to have scored 0 runs in each of the 50 overs in each of the three matches and its net run rate shall be adjusted accordingly. Following consideration of written submissions from both the PCB and the BCCI, the ICC Technical Committee has ruled that the India Women’s team is deemed to have forfeited each of the three matches it was … Continue reading ICC Women’s Championship 2014-16 Round 6 – Pakistan v India : DECISION BY ICC TECHNICAL COMMITTEE

Senanayake found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been fined 30 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the opening Twenty20 International (T20I) against Australia in Pallekele on Tuesday. Senanayake was found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “using language, actions or gestures which disparage or … Continue reading Senanayake found to have breached Article 2.1.7 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel

BCCI waives off franchise fees for CSK and RR

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to waive off the annual fee of the two temporarily-suspended Indian Premier League franchises Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals, leading daily newspaper The Indian Express reported on Sunday (August 28). Both Super Kings and Royals had moved the Bombay High Court in April earlier this year, seeking arbitration after being asked by the … Continue reading BCCI waives off franchise fees for CSK and RR