International Cricket Council: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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. ..

International Cricket Council suspends Zimbabwe Cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect over violation of global body’s constitution which doesn’t allow any government intervention. Zimbabwe Cricket was found to have been in breach of Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC Constitution for failing to provide a process for free and democratic elections and ..