International Cricket Council Current Affairs, GK & News

Kallis, Sthalekar, Abbas inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame list

The International Cricket Council (ICC) honored three retired legends of the game of 22 yards with the inclusion in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.  The three great players are South African all-rounder and former coach of IPL team KKR, Jacques Kallis, and World Cup-winning Australian all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar and Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan, who ..

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Asia Cup 2020 cancelled

On July 8, 2020, the BCCI President Saurav Ganguly announced that the Asia Cup T20 was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights Following the cancellation, the next Asia Cup is to be held in Sri Lanka. And Asia Cup 2022 is to be held in Pakistan. The Asian Cricket Council has chosen Sri Lanka to ..

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International Cricket resumes

On July 8, 2020, the international cricket resumed with England and West Indies locking horns in a three match test series. Highlights There were no international cricket matches played due to COVID-19. Due to the virus, whole sporting action came to stand still. The last international match before COVID-19 was played by Australia and New ..

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Nitin Menon of India: Youngest Umpire to enter ICC Elite Panel

On June 29, 2020, Nitin Menon of India became the youngest member of ICC (International Cricket Council) “Elite Panel of Umpires”. Highlights Nitin replaced Nigel Llong of England. He will act as one of the panel members in the upcoming 2020-21 season of ICC cricket. Nitin Menon Nitin Menon is an Indian Cricketer and umpire. ..

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Sri Lanka becomes first South Asian nation to criminalise match-fixing related offences

Sri Lanka has become first South Asian nation to criminalise several offences related to match-fixing. The move comes after Sri Lankan parliament passed of a bill related to it labelled as “Prevention of Offences Related to Sports”. Sri Lanka’s Sports Ministry worked closely with International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) during the process of ..

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