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India vs Australia: BCCI lodge complaint after Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj face racial abuse, says report
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India vs Australia: BCCI lodge complaint after Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj face racial abuse, says report

According to BCCI sources, Siraj was allegedly referred to as a "monkey" by a drunk spectator in one of stands at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

India vs Australia: Claire Polosak set to become first female match official in men's Test match
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India vs Australia: Claire Polosak set to become first female match official in men's Test match

Polosak has already earned the distinction of being the first woman on-field umpire in a men's ODI match in ICC's Division 2 league between Namibia and Oman played at the Windhoek in 2019.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co fined 20 percent of match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in third T20I
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co fined 20 percent of match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in third T20I

ICC match referee David Boon imposed the sanction after India was ruled to be one over short of the target on Tuesday, after time allowances were taken into consideration.

India vs Australia: Mark Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule
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India vs Australia: Mark Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was replaced by spinner Yuzvendra Chahal as a "concussion substitute" after he was hit on the head in the first T20 International in Canberra on Friday. Chahal went on to play a major role in India's 11-run win with figures of 3/25.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co fined 20 percent match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in first ODI
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli and Co fined 20 percent match fee for maintaining slow over-rate in first ODI

India captain Virat Kohli has accepted the fine imposed on the team for the offence and the visitors won't be challenging the decision by the referee.

India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch
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India vs Sri Lanka: Rain plays spoilsport, first T20I called off without a ball bowled due to wet patches on pitch

The umpires held several inspections but the damp patches on the pitch did not allow the match to start, much to the disappointment of fans who had gathered in large numbers

India vs West Indies: Kieron Pollard and Co fined 80 percent match fee for slow over-rate in first ODI
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India vs West Indies: Kieron Pollard and Co fined 80 percent match fee for slow over-rate in first ODI

There was no need for a formal hearing as West Indies skipper Pollard pleaded guilty to the offence after the end of the match and accepted the proposed sanction.

India's S Ravi excluded from ICC Elite Panel of Umpires for 2019-20 season; Michael Gough and Joel Wilson included in list
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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.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From England's 1987 defeat against Australia to Shaun Pollock's mathematical slip up, 10 heartbreaking moments from showpiece event
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: From England's 1987 defeat against Australia to Shaun Pollock's mathematical slip up, 10 heartbreaking moments from showpiece event

Here we look at England's loss against Australia in 1987, India's first-round exit in 2007 and some other heart-breaking moments from World Cups of the past.

Shane Warne says players of his generation played more cricket than current lot and still found time to improve
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Shane Warne says players of his generation played more cricket than current lot and still found time to improve

Shane Warne refuses to buy the argument that players nowadays don't find time to work on their game.

India vs New Zealand: Daryl Mitchell-like umpiring howlers not unusual, the way decision was made and its aftermath is
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India vs New Zealand: Daryl Mitchell-like umpiring howlers not unusual, the way decision was made and its aftermath is

The first strange thing that happened was Daryl Mitchell walked down and asked Kane Williamson how to review it. Then the decision came. That was then, followed by Williamson having an absolute brain-fade.

South Africa vs Pakistan: Faf du Plessis to miss third Test due to one-match suspension for Proteas' slow over-rate
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South Africa vs Pakistan: Faf du Plessis to miss third Test due to one-match suspension for Proteas' slow over-rate

The ICC announced the punishment in a statement after South Africa won the second Test by nine wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

India's Javagal Srinath, Sundaram Ravi retained in ICC's elite panel of match officials
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India's Javagal Srinath, Sundaram Ravi retained in ICC's elite panel of match officials

The retention of the panel, for the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019, was done following the annual review and selection process, the ICC said in a statement.

Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee backs stricter punishments for ball-tampering; retaining toss in Tests
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Anil Kumble-led ICC Cricket Committee backs stricter punishments for ball-tampering; retaining toss in Tests

The International Cricket Council’s Cricket Committee backed stricter punishments for ball-tampering but decided not to do away with the toss in test cricket during a two-day meeting which concluded in Mumbai on Tuesday.

New Australia coach Justin Langer says he would have tampered ball if told to by senior players during his playing days
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New Australia coach Justin Langer says he would have tampered ball if told to by senior players during his playing days

New Australia coach Justin Langer understands how Cameron Bancroft became embroiled in the ball-tampering scandal and said he would have cheated too if instructed to by senior players when he first played Test cricket.

Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Chittagong pitch for opening Test rated 'below average' by ICC, receives one demerit point
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Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: Chittagong pitch for opening Test rated 'below average' by ICC, receives one demerit point

Five centuries and six half-centuries were scored in the match which saw Bangladesh posting 513 and 307 for five, and Sri Lanka amassing a colossal 713 for nine declared in their only innings.

Tri-Nation series: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza fined for yelling at Kusal Mendis
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Tri-Nation series: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza fined for yelling at Kusal Mendis

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was fined 20 per cent of his match fees on Sunday for aggressive behaviour during his team's loss in the tri-nation one-day international tournament final against Sri Lanka.

India v Sri Lanka: BCCI to take pollution levels into consideration while scheduling matches in Delhi
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India v Sri Lanka: BCCI to take pollution levels into consideration while scheduling matches in Delhi

Play was stopped on three occasions on Sunday and the Sri Lankan team wore anti-pollution masks, complaining of breathing problems at the Feroz Shah Kotla.

England vs West Indies: Visiting skipper Jason Holder reprimanded for 'inappropriate comments' on Day 4
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England vs West Indies: Visiting skipper Jason Holder reprimanded for 'inappropriate comments' on Day 4

Jason Holder fell foul of ICC's code of conduct during 70th over of England's second innings on Monday when Dawid Malan, then on 32, was dropped in the slips by Kieran Powell off his bowling.

David Boon feels day-night Tests are the future of cricket and necessary for its evolution
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David Boon feels day-night Tests are the future of cricket and necessary for its evolution

Former Australian batsman David Boon feels the future of cricket lies in day and night Tests and suggested that this format should be encouraged wherever possible.