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BCCI is no authority to ban me: Asad Rauf claims board acted without any evidence

Feb 13, 2016

BCCI is no authority to ban me: Asad Rauf claims board acted without any evidence

The ICC had pulled out Rauf from the 2013 Champions Trophy also as the BCCI said the Pakistani umpire was under police investigation. #BCCI #IPL #ICC #TheySaidIt #Shashank Manohar #Fixing #Asad Rauf #IPL 2013 #Umpiring #Elite Panel
Dismissed: BCCI slaps five-year ban on Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf for alleged corruption

Feb 12, 2016

Dismissed: BCCI slaps five-year ban on Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf for alleged corruption

Asad Rauf, who was part of the ICC’s Elite Panel and officiated in Test matches, was accused of accepting expensive gifts from bookies besides placing bets on IPL matches in the 2013 edition #BCCI #IPL #ICC #Shashank Manohar #Fixing #Asad Rauf #IPL 2013 #Umpiring #Elite Panel
First Test: Umpiring 'error' spices up Australia-New Zealand rivalry

Feb 12, 2016

First Test: Umpiring 'error' spices up Australia-New Zealand rivalry

Umpire Richard Illingworth signalled a no-ball when Australia batsman Adam Voges was bowled by Doug Bracewell in first Test. TV replays, however, confirmed it was a legitimate delivery. #Australia #New Zealand #Umpire #Doug Bracewell #First Test #Adam Voges #Josh Hazlewood
Please, wear a helmet: In times of hard-hitting batting, ICC must act to safeguard umpires

Jan 29, 2016

Please, wear a helmet: In times of hard-hitting batting, ICC must act to safeguard umpires

While injuries in cricket have generally been non-fatal, the spurt of T20 matches and tournaments where the emphasis is on mindless power hitting has resulted in greater frequency of injuries to umpires; many of them decidedly serious. #BCCI #Cricket #T20 #InMyOpinion #ICC #ODI #ECB #Batting #umpires #John Ward #Safety Helmets #Hillel Oscar
Safety first: ICC to provide protective helmets to umpires at World T20

Jan 29, 2016

Safety first: ICC to provide protective helmets to umpires at World T20

Concerned about the safety of its on-field officials, the ICC will provide specially-designed helmets to umpires in the upcoming World Twenty20 Championship in India to ensure they are protected from wayward hits. #Sports #Cricket #ICC #SportsTracker #helmet #ICC World T20 #umpires
Cricket is a game but life isn't: BCCI must learn from the past to make helmets compulsory at all levels

Jan 22, 2016

Cricket is a game but life isn't: BCCI must learn from the past to make helmets compulsory at all levels

Since November 2014, at least four more cricketers have died on the field. Two of these deaths (the Israeli umpire Hilel Awasker and English club cricketer Bavalan Pathmanathan) were triggered by the impact of a cricket ball. #BCCI #Cricket #Cricket Australia #ECB #Ranji #helmet #umpires #Phil Hughes #Richard Kettleborough #Safety in Sports #Humaira Kazi #John Ward #Paschim Pathak
Hurt by dodgy decisions, BCCI to discuss 'conditional use' of DRS with team

Jan 18, 2016

Hurt by dodgy decisions, BCCI to discuss 'conditional use' of DRS with team

The contentious Decision Review System is in focus again following a few umpiring howlers in the ongoing ODI series between India and Australia, with BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday stating that they will "discuss" on its conditional use once the team is back. #BCCI #India #Australia #Dhoni #ICC #Virat Kohli #DRS #Umpire #Anurag Thakur #Decision Review System
Vineet Kulkarni got games as no umpires' assessment done for two years

Oct 16, 2015

Vineet Kulkarni got games as no umpires' assessment done for two years

A loophole in BCCI's working procedure has enabled Maharashtra umpire Vineet Kulkarni to remain as India's No 1 match official as S Ravi is already in the ICC Elite Panel. #Sports #BCCI #India #Cricket #South Africa #Umpiring #South Africa in India 2015 #Vineet Kulkarni
India-SA series: Indian team complains about umpire Kulkarni

Oct 13, 2015

India-SA series: Indian team complains about umpire Kulkarni

The Indian cricket team management has cited four leg-before decisions in the ongoing India- SA series and put together a complaint against umpire Vineet Kulkarni, reports The Hindu. #NewsTracker #Dhoni #LBW #ODI #Umpiring #Duminy #IndiaSA #VineetKulkarni #LegBefore
Spotting a no-ball: Cut the umpires some slack, it isn't as simple as it appears on TV

Sep 01, 2015

Spotting a no-ball: Cut the umpires some slack, it isn't as simple as it appears on TV

Unlike umpires, fans and commentators get the side-angle camera view on TV for no-balls - in high-def, repeated slow-motion. #Cricket #Test cricket #ICC #SportsTracker #Steven Finn #umpires #Stuart Binny #No balls