Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket Australia reduce size of national umpire panel as part of its cost-cutting measures
Cricket Australia on Friday decided not to replace retired umpires Simon Fry and John Ward in its 12-member national panel for the upcoming season as part of its cost-cutting measures to deal with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
India vs New Zealand: Virat Kohli and Co fined 80 percent match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in first ODI
Chris Broad of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after Virat Kohli's side was ruled to be four overs short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
India's S Ravi excluded from ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 season; Michael Gough and Joel Wilson included in list
Gough and Wilson have been elevated from the Emirates ICC International Panel of Umpires by the selection panel consisting of ICC General Manager - Cricket, Geoff Allardice, former player and now commentator Sanjay Manjrekar, and match referees Ranjan Madugalle and David Boon.
IPL 2019: MS Dhoni should have been 'banned for one to two games' for pitch invasion against RR, says Virender Sehwag
'I feel he (Dhoni) should have been banned for a few games by IPL to set an example. He should have stayed outside and instead have talked to the fourth umpire with the walkie talkie,' says Virender Sehwag.
IPL 2019: Shakib Al Hasan likens MS Dhoni's recent confrontation with umpires to his Nidahas Trophy outburst
On Dhoni's outburst at the umpire during a match against Rajasthan Royals, Shakib Al Hasan said, 'It happened at (in) the heat of the moment and it shows how passionate you are as a cricketer. How much you want to win for your team'
Ravichandran Ashwin and Jaydev Unadkat call for face masks for bowlers in aftermath of Ashok Dinda incident
In an incident that happened at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Dinda was hit on his forehead as he tried to take a return catch during a T20 game. The ball was smashed hard straight at Dinda by batsman Birender Vivek Singh
South Africa vs Pakistan: ICC gives official warning to Mickey Arthur, hands one demerit point for showing dissent at TV umpire Joe Wilson's decision
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the sanction in a statement issued after the match, which South Africa won by six wickets.
Pakistan vs New Zealand: Late bloomer Ajaz Patel's good show revives Black Caps' hopes of winning Test series
Ajaz Patel has been a late bloomer but has been in reckoning with his impressive performances in the domestic circuit.
England's James Anderson slapped one demerit point, 15 per cent match fee for showing dissent at umpire's decision
In addition to the fine, one demerit point has been added to the disciplinary record of James Anderson, for whom it was the first offence since the introduction of the revised Code in September 2016
England vs Pakistan: Visitors fined for slow over rate; captain Sarfraz Ahmed warned not to repeat offence
Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been fined 60 per cent of his match fee, with the rest of the players fined 30 per cent.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has also retained the same group of Elite Panel match referees, following the annual review and selection process.
Pakistan players have been fined 10 per cent, captain Sarfraz Ahmed 20 per cent of their match fee for slow over-rate against Sri Lanka under minor over-rate offences.
Hashim Amla made a century in his 100th Test match as he and JP Duminy put South Africa in command on the first day of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Azhar Ali's century helped keep England at bay before he was out to the final ball of the second day of the third Test at Edgbaston on Thursday.
"Anderson admitted to having continuously abused Jadeja, pushing him and acting in breach of the spirit of cricket. He also threatened to break Jadeja's teeth", the BCCI counsel said.
The controversial Decision Review System will not be in operation throughout the five-Test series, which starts at Nottingham's Trent Bridge on Wednesday.