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Holder suspended, fined for second minor over-rate offence
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) West Indies skipper Jason Holder was on Monday suspended for one Test and fined 40 per cent of his match fee by the ICC for maintaining a slow over-rate during the second Test against England that ended on Saturday.

Monday, February 4, 2019 8:22:07 PM

Dhoni rises in latest ICC ODI rankings for batsmen
Dubai, Feb 4 (IANS) After scoring three successive half-centuries in the recently concluded series against Australia, former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has moved up three places in the latest ICC rankings for ODI batsmen.

Monday, February 4, 2019 2:20:09 PM

Smriti rockets to No.1 in ICC WODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 2 (IANS) After stunning performances in the first two ODIs against New Zealand, India's opening batswoman Smriti Mandhana has rocketed to the No.1 spot in the latest ODI women's batters rankings, the ICC announced on Saturday.

Saturday, February 2, 2019 5:32:08 PM

India one of the favourites for ICC World Cup, says Dravid
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) Former India skipper and India-A coach Rahul Dravid on Friday said that India are one of the favourites for the ICC Cricket World Cup, slated to be held from May 30 in England and Wales.

Friday, February 1, 2019 8:32:04 PM

Saudi anti-corruption crackdown recovers over $100bn
Riyadh, Jan 31 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced the end of a high-profile anti-corruption probe ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that boosted the state coffers by more than $100 billion and left dozens detained.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 8:02:05 PM

India face New Zealand, Bangladesh in ICC World Cup warm-up ties
Dubai, Jan 31 (IANS) As part of the preparations for the ICC World Cup, India will play New Zealand and Bangladesh in two official warm-up games on May 25 and 28 respectively at The Oval and Cardiff, the ICC announced on Thursday.

Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:26:07 PM

UAE files case against Qatar over imports ban
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday complained against Qatar at the World Trade Organization (WTO) due to a ban imposed by Doha on imports from Abu Dhabi.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 7:14:03 PM

ICC announces fixtures of men & women's T20 World Cup 2020
Dubai, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian women's team will start their T20 World Cup 2020 campaign against hosts and defending champions Australia, while the men's team will face South Africa in their T20 World Cup opener as the ICC on Tuesday announced that both the tournaments will be held as standalone events in the same year and the same country.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 6:30:06 PM

ICC urges whistleblowers to come forward as amnesty period nears end
Dubai, Jan 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit on Monday issued a reminder, urging the cricket fraternity to report any corrupt practices in Sri Lankan cricket as the 15-day amnesty period ends on Thursday.

Monday, January 28, 2019 8:54:06 PM

Bahrain upholds life sentence of Shia cleric
Manama, Jan 28 (IANS) Bahrain's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the life sentence of Shia opposition leader Ali Salman over charges of espionage for neighbouring Qatar.

Monday, January 28, 2019 7:08:06 PM

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