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  • ICC gives Dharamsala ‘all-clear’ to host Pakistan-India World T20 clash

    The hill station of Dharamsala has been given the green signal to host the firecracker India-Pakistan clash at the World Twenty20 next year after a team of International Cricket Council (ICC) visited the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association's (HPCA) International stadium on Tuesday...

    India and Pakistan will meet in the group stages on March 19 in remote Dharamsala in the Himalayan foothills whose stadium houses just 23,000 fans, and...

  • ICC shifts India-Pakistan World T20 venue to Kolkata

    KARACHI: Owing to security concerns, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday moved the venue for India-Pakistan World T20 match to Kolkata from Dharamsala, which is scheduled to take place on March 19...

    The ICC made a formal announcement at a hurriedly convened press conference in New Delhi...

  • India in semis, NZ beat Pakistan in ICC Women’s World T20

    GUYANA: Jess Watkin and Amelia Kerr claimed three wickets apiece as New Zealand scored a comprehensive 54-run win over Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20 at the Providence Stadium in Guyana late on Thursday...

    Meanwhile, India booked their place in the semi-finals for the first time since 2010 on Thursday as Mithali Raj scored her second straight half-century in a 52-run thrashing of Ireland...

  • No pressure from ICC to send team to India for World T20: PCB

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Cricket Board is not under any pressure from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to participate in next month’s World Twenty20 in India and will send national team for the mega event only after government’s clearance, a PCB spokesman said on Wednesday...

    “The decision to send the team to India lies with the government...

  • India, Kohli lead in ICC rankings ahead of World T20 semis

    KOLKATA: India has retained its pre-tournament top position in the latest ICC rankings at the end of the second round of the World T20, and an unbeaten New Zealand moved up two places to second...

    Afghanistan and Pakistan remained stable at their pre-tournament slots of six and seven though a number of Inzamam ul Haq’s pupils have headed in an upward direction...

  • Comment: ICC, Pakistan team failed to measure up in World T20

    Pakistan’s World T20 campaign started off on the wrong foot when the players did not know till beyond the very last minute whether they would be competing at all...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board wanted an assurance from the Indians that their team would be given special protection, a level above that afforded to other teams, because the Pakistan players, unlike the others, faced very specific threats...

  • Sethi rubbishes report of ‘ICC legal action’ on Pakistan’s World T20 stance

    Cricket board’s executive committee chairman Najam Sethi on Monday rubbished a report published by Daily Mail’s India edition claiming that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has threatened Pakistan with “legal action” if the country did not participate in the World T20 citing “security concerns”...

    “The ICC has asked us about the status of our participation in the World T20...

  • Gayle looks to go all out against India in World T20 semi-final

    MUMBAI: Chris Gayle hopes to smash another century when West Indies returns at the Wankhede Stadium on Thursday for its World Twenty20 semifinal against India...

    “We saw India bounce back from losing games as well, so it can put us in a strong position as well to actually lift our game and do better on Thursday...

  • ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

    The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson...

    Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win this year's edition of the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, with a worldwide television audience of millions watching the stunning final...

  • Decision on World T20 participation rests with govt, Shaharyar tells ICC

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Shaharyar Khan, says he has informed the International Cricket Council (ICC) that the decision on Pakistan’s participation in the upcoming T20 World Cup, to be held in India in March-April, will only be taken by the Government of Pakistan...

    “In the last ICC meeting, I have made it clear to the them that Pakistan’s participation in the ICC T20 World Cup totally depends on the...

  • World T20 squads can still be changed, says ICC official

    KARACHI: Teams participating in the Super 10 of the upcoming World T20 can still make changes in their squads without requiring an approval from the International Cricket Council (ICC), an official informed DawnNews on Saturday...

    The game’s governing body set February 8 as the initial deadline to submit the World T20 squads, while Pakistan was granted a two-day extension on Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) request...

  • There is no danger of World T20 being compromised: ICC

    NEW DELHI: ICC chief executive David Richardson on Wedne­sday assured that there is no danger of the World T20 being compromised but said all the participating nations will be under scrutiny during the ICC event...

    ”The comments made the other day referring to one team, may be, it was in the context to explain to people that we are aware about all these corrupt people who are swarming around the world, taking every opportunity to...

  • ICC to carry random dope tests at World T20

    NEW DELHI: ICC World Twenty20 tournament orga­nisers said on Wednes­day they will carry out random dope tests, following a ser­ies of drug scandals that have blighted the sports world including Maria Sha­rapova’s shock revelation...

    Cricket saw the ugly face of doping when Australian spin legend Shane Warne tested positive for a banned drug just ahead of the 2003 World Cup and was suspended for a year...

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