Dhaka outfield rated “Poor” by ICC Match Referee

  The International Cricket Council (ICC)  announced that Jeff Crowe of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia in Dhaka from 27 to 30 August, has rated the Shere Bangla National Stadium outfield for that match as “poor.” In accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process, Jeff submitted his report … Continue reading Dhaka outfield rated “Poor” by ICC Match Referee

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

Bangladesh’s Arafat And Taskin Reported For Suspect Bowling Actions

Bangladesh left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and fast bowler Taskin Ahmed have been reported for suspect bowling actions during their side’s opening match in the ICC World Twenty20 2016 in India against the Netherlands in Dharamsala on Wednesday. The ICC is working with the Bangladesh cricket team management to confirm times for the independent testing of both bowlers at the ICC-accredited testing centre in Chennai. The … Continue reading Bangladesh’s Arafat And Taskin Reported For Suspect Bowling Actions

Event Technical Committee Approves Replacement In Australia Women’s Squad For The ICC World Twenty20 India 2016

The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee of the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 has approved Nicola Carey as a replacement player for Grace Harris in Australia’s women’s squad for the tournament, which will run from 15 March to 3 April. Harris is suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and was unable to depart Australia. Carey is awaiting for her T20I debut but … Continue reading Event Technical Committee Approves Replacement In Australia Women’s Squad For The ICC World Twenty20 India 2016

Marlon Samuels suspended from bowling in international cricket following assessment

West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months following an independent assessment of his action, which took place at the ICC’s accredited testing centre in Brisbane earlier this month. The 34-year-old was assessed after the legality of his bowling action came under question by the match officials during West Indies’ first Test defeat against Sri Lanka in … Continue reading Marlon Samuels suspended from bowling in international cricket following assessment

West Indies fined for slow over-rate in Hobart Test

West Indies has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first Test in Hobart, which Australia won by an innings and 212 runs on Saturday. Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fine after Jason Holder’s side was ruled to be three overs short of its target when time allowances were taken into consideration. In accordance with Article … Continue reading West Indies fined for slow over-rate in Hobart Test

Sunil Narine Gets International Cricket Council Ban for Illegal Action

The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of West Indies Sunil Narine to be illegal and, as such, the off-spinner has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. In accordance with Article 6.1 of the regulations, Narine’s international suspension will also be recognised and enforced by all National Cricket Federations within domestic cricket events … Continue reading Sunil Narine Gets International Cricket Council Ban for Illegal Action