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ICC look to stop planes from entering Old Trafford airspace after Leeds fiasco

Manchester: With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) demanding clarity on the process put in place to avoid a political slogan fiasco in Manchester when India play New Zealand in the first semifinal on Tuesday after the episodes in Leeds during the India-Sri Lanka game, World Cup Managing Director Steve Elworthy has promised […]

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ICC to keep Sanath Jayasuriya away from players, officials

Leeds:  Banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for two years, former Sri Lanka skipper Sanath Jayasuriya was at the Headingley Cricket Ground on Saturday to watch the World Cup match between India and Sri Lanka. He was seen in the stands, watching the game along with another former Sri Lanka skipper Aravinda de Silva. […]

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Embarrassing faux pas: ICC app includes Vijay Shankar, Kuldeep Yadav in India’s playing XI

Birmingham: In an embarrassing faux pas, the International Cricket Council (ICC) failed to realise that it had included Vijay Shankar and Kuldeep Yadav in Indias playing XI for the game against Bangladesh at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Tuesday. This after 10 minutes post the toss. It was later changed to bring in Bhuvneshwar Kumar and […]

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ICC approves Rishabh Pant as replacement for Dhawan

Southampton:  The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Wednesay that the Event Technical Committee of the World Cup has approved Rishabh Pant as a replacement player for Shikhar Dhawan in Indias squad for the remainder of the tournament. Opener Dhawan, who suffered a thumb injury during the league match against Australia, has been ruled out […]