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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has published guidelines for the safe resumption of cricket to assist its Members in restarting cricket activity in their countries as government restrictions owing to COVID-19 start to relax.
There have been encouraging signs of international cricket's return from each of England, West Indies, Pakistan, India, South Africa, Australia, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Even an IPL in September-November is very much a possibility.
We know we are in uncertain times right now around the world and that we have all spent the last few days trying to understand this new world - whilst at the same time dealing with day to day work tasks and family commitments at home.
The Japan Cricket Association (JCA) is delighted to announce that Tech Mahindra Limited (TechM) and Mitsui Knowledge Industry CO., Ltd. (MKI) have agreed to a three year joint sponsorship of the Women’s National Team.
A brilliant bowling performance by young left-arm spinner Noor Ahmad and senior batsman Noor Ali Zadran ensured Mis-e Ainak Knights become the second team to qualify for the play-offs of Shpageeza Cricket League 2019.
The British Asian Trust, the leading South Asian diaspora development organisation, which was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales, announced a major new partnership with the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation to launch a media driven mass awareness campaign to combat child-trafficking in India.
Australian cricketer Holly Ferling was impressed and excited about the standard and potential of the women cricketers from the six teams competing at the 2019 ICC Women’s Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific (EAP) in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Kuwait’s opener Meet Bhavsar made a splendid century against Maldives at the David Buck Cricket Oval at Prem in Chiang Mai to light up the third day of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Qualifier Asia Division 2.
The Asia Qualifier Division 2 for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup is being held in Thailand from 9th to 17th December with ten teams playing in group matches in Bangkok and Chiang Mai before the semi-finals and finals are held in Bangkok to decide the two teams which will move forward towards the next U19 World Cup to be held in South Africa in 2020.
The Philippines are through to the ICC T20 World Cup EAP Regional Final after beating Indonesia by 28 runs in the final match of the tournament. Earlier in the day, South Korea were too good for Japan and took out second place on net run rate after beating Japan.
The Philippines edged out Japan in the final over, before South Korea comfortably chased down Indonesia’s score. Today’s results leave qualification open for only two teams – the Philippines and Japan. It will all come down to results on the last day of the tournament.
It was a day of high emotions at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup EAP Qualifier B in the Philippines with the home team securing a tight win as their former General Manager, Iain Sinclair, was honoured in a memorial service.
Kuldeep Yadav of India and Australia’s Adam Zampa have vaulted into the top-five of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Player Rankings for T20I Bowlers for the first time in their careers in the latest updates which were released on Monday.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged three Hong Kong players with 19 counts of breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code. Irfan Ahmed will face nine charges, whilst Nadeem Ahmed and Haseeb Amjad are each charged with five breaches of the Code.
Sri Lankan cricketer is certainly going through one of its lowest phase. Although Lasith Malinga gave them something to cheer, taking four wickets for just 23 runs in his comeback match, the rest of the team disappointed the fans
In a rain interrupted day at ICC World Cricket League Division 4, today’s matches of Uganda v Jersey and Malaysia v Bermuda will be replayed on Sunday, which will determine which teams will qualify for Division 3.
A classy century from Calum MacLeod played a key role as Scotland scored 266 for seven and dismissed Hong Kong for 213 runs in 46.1 overs to claim a 53-run victory in the second One-Day International in Edinburgh, thereby sealing a 1-0 series win.
Led by a fifty from Nizakat Khan and a knock of 49 from Babar Azam, Hong Kong posted 169 for five and bowled Ireland out for 129 runs to secure a massive 40-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Bready.
The three teams competing from the ICC East-Asia Pacific region to earn a place in the 2016 Women's World Cup Qualifier have named their squads for the regional qualifier that gets underway on 15th July.
It never seems to be out of fashion to proclaim the imminent death of some element of the game, usually Test cricket, but sometimes cricket in a country or region. A world cricket passport could stop it happening.
The day when leading cricket teams tour Japan has moved one step closer as development of an international ground being build in Sano City, which lies 80 kilometres north of Tokyo enters its first stages.
Fifties from Shimron Hetmyer and Shamar Springer helped West Indies prevail over Bangladesh in a closely fought contest in the semi-final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup to book a place in the final which will be played against India.
India secured the top position in Group D of the ICC Under-19 World Cup after demolishing Nepal on the back of a strong batting performance while New Zealand and Afghanistan won their respective encounters to register their first win in the tournament.
In a bid to restore balance between bat and ball, the International Cricket Council has made some important changes to the One-Day International playing conditions during its Annual Conference in Barbados.