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Red cards for bad behaviour? ICC can no longer stay silent as errant players are marring cricket's spirit, legacy
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Red cards for bad behaviour? ICC can no longer stay silent as errant players are marring cricket's spirit, legacy

Neither captains, nor players, nor umpires of the modern era seem to have understood what the spirit of the game of cricket really means. If the International Cricket Conference (ICC) doesn’t come down heavily on errant captains and players and if it doesn’t ‘punish’ lenient umpiring, the game will soon be known for its hooliganism rather than for its nobility.

Shakib Al Hasan quits MCC's World Cricket Committee following his suspension for breaching ICC's Anti-Corruption Code
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Shakib Al Hasan quits MCC's World Cricket Committee following his suspension for breaching ICC's Anti-Corruption Code

Suspended for failing to report multiple corrupt approaches, Bangladesh captain and top all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has stepped down from the World Cricket Committee of the MCC

Ireland vs England: Irish skipper William Porterfield unhappy with Ben Foakes’ controversial ‘delayed’ stumping
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Ireland vs England: Irish skipper William Porterfield unhappy with Ben Foakes’ controversial ‘delayed’ stumping

Ireland captain William Porterfield has blasted England's Ben Foakes for his delayed stumping of Andrew Balbirnie during England's one-day-international win in Dublin, saying matches could last "15 hours" if every wicket-keeper waited as long to try to effect a dismissal.

IPL 2019, RR vs KXIP: War of words after Ravichandran Ashwin 'Mankads' Jos Buttler; 'Terrible Sportsmanship' cry Twitterati
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IPL 2019, RR vs KXIP: War of words after Ravichandran Ashwin 'Mankads' Jos Buttler; 'Terrible Sportsmanship' cry Twitterati

The IPL clash between RR and KXIP on Monday witnessed a commotion amongst the players during the second innings, the cause of which was a unique mode dismissal that involved England batsman Jos Buttler.

A batsman's game? Instead of frowning on 'mankading', we should be asking why the non-striker left his crease
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A batsman's game? Instead of frowning on 'mankading', we should be asking why the non-striker left his crease

The solution to 'mankad'ing is straightforward: To have more of it. Let’s admit that truth that we all know, but few accept: that if cricket ever was the gentleman’s game, now it is the batter’s game.