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Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms
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Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms

Sunday’s resignations at CSA are likely to lead to the formation of an interim committee.

South African cricket in danger of ban as government threatens to intervene in board's matters
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South African cricket in danger of ban as government threatens to intervene in board's matters

In a strongly-worded statement, Sports Minister Nathi Mthethwa set a deadline of 27 October for CSA to provide him in writing with reasons why he should not "exercise his right to intervene".

ICC sets 18 October as deadline for nomination of potential candidates for chairman post, voting process still undecided
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ICC sets 18 October as deadline for nomination of potential candidates for chairman post, voting process still undecided

The process of nomination, however, remains the same where a current Board of Director nominates a candidate and is seconded by another director.

Zaheer Abbas hopes his induction to ICC Hall of Fame inspires generation of talented batsmen to play for Pakistan
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Zaheer Abbas hopes his induction to ICC Hall of Fame inspires generation of talented batsmen to play for Pakistan

Hailed as the 'Asian Bradman', former Pakistan captain Abbas was inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame alongside legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis and former Australian captain Lisa Sthalekar.

FICA 'disappointed' at ICC's lack of leadership as cricket's governing body yet to figure out chairman election process
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FICA 'disappointed' at ICC's lack of leadership as cricket's governing body yet to figure out chairman election process

The ICC Board is yet to attain unanimity on whether the next chairman will be elected by simple majority or the existing two-third majority of the 17-strong board members.

England vs Pakistan: Waqar Younis wants match officials to be flexible over bad light rules
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England vs Pakistan: Waqar Younis wants match officials to be flexible over bad light rules

While some observers suggested a pink ball, as happens in day/night Tests, could be used to aid greater visibility, fast-bowling great Waqar suggested greater flexibilty from the match officials was the best way of maximising playing time.

ICC page records most video views among sporting organisations on Facebook in first half of 2020
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ICC page records most video views among sporting organisations on Facebook in first half of 2020

The ICC said that the number of views on its video channel stood at 1.65 billion in the first half of 2020, which is more than any other leading sporting organisations on the platform.

BCCI, Cricket Australia to discuss on swapping T20 World Cups during Friday's virtual ICC board meeting
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BCCI, Cricket Australia to discuss on swapping T20 World Cups during Friday's virtual ICC board meeting

It is expected that Cricket Australia will like to host the T20 World Cup in October 2021 as it had already started preparations and wouldn't like to wait for two years but BCCI also doesn't want to forego its right to host the tournament in 2021.

New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says he is eager to play in CPL 2020 after coronavirus-induced break
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New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says he is eager to play in CPL 2020 after coronavirus-induced break

The New Zealand team delayed winter tours to the Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland and West Indies due to the coronavirus outbreak and, like most of his team mates, Taylor has been training indoors to keep up his match fitness.

Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: Wishes pour in as legendary batsman turns 71
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Happy Birthday Sunil Gavaskar: Wishes pour in as legendary batsman turns 71

Sunil Gavaskar, the former Indian skipper, is celebrating his 71st birthday on Friday, 10 July. Messages poured in on social media to wish the legend on his big day.

Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman after two stints, deputy Imran Khwaja to temporarily take charge
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Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman after two stints, deputy Imran Khwaja to temporarily take charge

ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has stepped down from his role after two, two-year tenures at its helm. The ICC Board met on Wednesday and agreed that Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja will assume the responsibilities of the Chairperson until a successor is elected.

'Don’t have to tinker with rules': India pacer Shikha Pandey says women's cricket needs marketing and not rule changes
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'Don’t have to tinker with rules': India pacer Shikha Pandey says women's cricket needs marketing and not rule changes

Shikha Pandey said women's cricket should not be compared to men's cricket and should be seen as a 'different sport altogether'

Nomination process for next ICC chairman to be primary agenda in global cricket body's meeting on 25 June
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Nomination process for next ICC chairman to be primary agenda in global cricket body's meeting on 25 June

The ICC could be briefed on the investigations being carried on the leaks of classified e-mails.

PCB chairman Ehsan Mani says cricketing world can't afford risk of hosting T20 World Cup during COVID-19 pandemic
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PCB chairman Ehsan Mani says cricketing world can't afford risk of hosting T20 World Cup during COVID-19 pandemic

Mani's comments came a day after Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings conceded that the global T20 showpiece seems unrealistic as it will be difficult to fly in 16 teams to the country.

IPL 2020: Irfan Pathan says Sourav Ganguly's statement about the possibility of having league this year is reassuring
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IPL 2020: Irfan Pathan says Sourav Ganguly's statement about the possibility of having league this year is reassuring

The likelihood of having an IPL has increased significantly with BCCI president Ganguly making his intent clear to host the tournament, in a letter to state associations.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Staging T20 World Cup amid COVID-19 pandemic 'unrealistic', says Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Staging T20 World Cup amid COVID-19 pandemic 'unrealistic', says Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings

The fate of the event, scheduled to be held in October and November, is shrouded in uncertainty as several countries continue to have in place, strict travel restrictions due to the coronavirus outbreak, which has infected over 8.1 million people across the globe.

Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket
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Former Australia captain Mark Taylor says ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket

Mark Taylor on Sunday warned that ban on the usage of saliva, to combat the COVID-19 threat, runs the the risk of upsetting balance between bat and ball in Test cricket.

BCCI to explore all possible options to conduct IPL in 2020, playing without fans will be last resort
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BCCI to explore all possible options to conduct IPL in 2020, playing without fans will be last resort

BCCI treasurer said, 'But before anything else, we have to have a window available and a clear-cut directive from the government (to go ahead).'

England vs West Indies: After 'thought-provoking' few weeks, James Anderson hints at standing alongside Windies in BLM protests
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England vs West Indies: After 'thought-provoking' few weeks, James Anderson hints at standing alongside Windies in BLM protests

Anderson, Test cricket’s most successful pace bowler, said he could not remember experiencing racism but felt players could help tackle the issue.

'There's no rush to make a decision': Australia pacer Kane Richardson backs ICC's decision to defer verdict on T20 World Cup
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'There's no rush to make a decision': Australia pacer Kane Richardson backs ICC's decision to defer verdict on T20 World Cup

Australia pacer Kane Richardson on Thursday backed the International Cricket Committee (ICC) for deferring the decision on the fate of this year''s T20 World Cup, saying it was important to give as much time possible to take make the right call.