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

English Cricket to do Away With Toss Tradition

English cricket will feature a major change to the tradition of the pre-match coin toss to decide which team bats first in 2016, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Thursday. In both tiers of next season’s County Championship, the visiting captain will be given the option of bowling first which, if he chooses to take, will see the toss rendered unnecessary. A coin will only … Continue reading English Cricket to do Away With Toss Tradition

27 November : THE DAY-NIGHT TEST & THE PINK BALL

The first day of cricket’s inaugural day-night Test, the third and final one of the series between Australia and New Zealand is being played at the Adelaide Oval on November 27. At least 40,000 people are expected to be at the Adelaide Oval. The match is being played with a pink ball, with the cricket world watching the latest addition to the game’s 138-year-old history with keen interest. … Continue reading 27 November : THE DAY-NIGHT TEST & THE PINK BALL

What are the offences under BCCI Anti Corruption Rules and sanctions associated with them?

 Article 2 – Offences Under the Anti-Corruption Code. The conduct described in Articles 2.1 – 2.4, if committed by a Participant, shall amount to an offence by such Participant under this Anti-Corruption Code: 2.1 Corruption: 2.1.1 Fixing or contriving in any way or otherwise influencing improperly, or being a party to any effort to fix or contrive in any way or otherwise influence improperly, the result, … Continue reading What are the offences under BCCI Anti Corruption Rules and sanctions associated with them?

WADA receives Independent Commission’s Report into allegations of widespread doping in sport

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has welcomed the thorough Report into widespread doping allegations issued by the WADA Independent Commission. The Richard Pound chaired Commission which held a specially convened Press Conference for the world’s media in Geneva today found that the allegations of widespread doping were substantiated by their investigation, and that far from being historical, many of the findings are still current in Russian … Continue reading WADA receives Independent Commission’s Report into allegations of widespread doping in sport

BCCI AGM held in Mumbai : Manohar to be the face of BCCI; Conflict of interest rule approved

The BCCI Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place at Cricket Centre, BCCI headquarters – Mumbai, today. The following decisions were taken: Mr. Shashank Manohar will be the BCCI representative at the ICC. In his absence, Mr. Sharad Pawar will represent BCCI as an alternate. ·The BCCI rules on conflict of interest were approved. All complaints regarding conflict of interest will be referred to Ombudsman (an … Continue reading BCCI AGM held in Mumbai : Manohar to be the face of BCCI; Conflict of interest rule approved

Sikandar Raza fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza has been fined for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during the first ODI between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in Mirpur on Saturday. Raza was fined 15 per cent of his match fee by Javagal Srinath of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees. The player was found to have breached Article 2.1.5 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and … Continue reading Sikandar Raza fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct