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Suryakumar Yadav within striking distance of becoming world No. 1 T20I batter
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) Suryakumar Yadav is within sniffing distance of dethroning Pakistan's charismatic cricketer Babar Azam from the No. 1 spot in the ICC T20I rankings for batters after the 31-year-old Indian has given some fine performances in the ongoing five-match series against the West Indies.
2022-08-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana moves to career-best 3rd position in T20I Rankings for batters
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana has moved up one spot to a career-best third position among batters in the ICC Women's T20I Player Rankings after a stroke-filled half-century against Pakistan in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
2022-08-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Iyer, Dhawan move up while Rohit, Kohli drop a spot each in ICC Men's ODI Rankings
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Stand-in India captain Shikhar Dhawan and batter Shreyas Iyer moved up while regular skipper Rohit Sharma and talismanic batter Virat Kohli dropped a spot each in the latest updates to the ICC Men's ODI Rankings on Wednesday.
2022-07-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jasprit Bumrah regains top spot in ICC ODI rankings for bowlers
Dubai, July 13 (IANS) India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah on Wednesday regained the top spot in the ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings after a career-best haul of 6 for 19 that helped India defeat England by 10-wicket in the first ODI at The Kennington Oval on Tuesday.
2022-07-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England batter Bairstow bags ICC Men's Player of the Month Award for June 2022
Dubai, July 11 (IANS) England's in-form batter Jonny Bairstow on Monday bagged the ICC Men's Player of the Month for June 2022. Bairstow bags this award for the first time, getting the better of his teammate Joe Root and all-rounder Daryl Mitchell of New Zealand.
2022-07-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Deepti Sharma, Shafali Verma gain in ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) India all-rounder Deepti Sharma and opener Shafali Verma have made significant improvements to their positions in the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings after helping the country take a 2-0 lead against Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's Championship (IWC) series being played in Pallekele.
2022-07-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England's Root reclaims top position in ICC Test Player Rankings
Dubai, June 15 (IANS) England batter Joe Root is back at the top of the ICC Men's Test Player Rankings after smashing a second successive century in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship series against New Zealand.
2022-06-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SA skipper Sune Luus rises seven spots in ICC bowler rankings after Ireland showing
Dubai, June 14 (IANS) South Africa captain Sune Luus has been rewarded for her excellent recent form by making giant strides on the latest ICC Women's ODI bowler and all-rounder rankings.
2022-06-14
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Angelo Mathews is ICC Men's Player of the Month for May
Dubai, June 13 (IANS) Veteran Sri Lanka cricketer Angelo Mathews has been voted ICC Men's Player of the Month for May 2022. The 35-year-old beat off competition from fellow countryman Asitha Fernando and Bangladesh star Mushfiqur Rahim to win the award.
2022-06-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan leg-spinner Tuba Hassan crowned ICC Women's Player of the Month for May
Dubai, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's young leg-spinner Tuba Hassan on Monday was named the ICC Women's Player of the Month after enjoying significant success with the ball during her debut T20I series against Sri Lanka in Karachi.
2022-06-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan push India to fifth spot in latest ICC ODI rankings after clean sweep vs West Indies
Dubai, June 13 (IANS) The Babar Azam-led Pakistan has pushed India to fifth spot in the latest round of ICC ODI rankings released on Monday, after their recent success in the three-match series against the West Indies in Multan.
2022-06-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan veteran Sidra Ameen makes big gains in ODI batter rankings
Dubai, June 7 (IANS) Pakistan veteran Sidra Ameen has capped off a superb series with the bat against Sri Lanka by making a massive jump up the latest Women's ODI Batting Rankings, released on Tuesday by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
2022-06-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Australia opener Alyssa Healy named ICC Women's Player of the Month for April
Dubai, May 9 (IANS) Australia opener Alyssa Healy has been named the ICC Women's Player of the Month for April following her exploits at the ICC World Cup in New Zealand last month.
2022-05-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Scotland's Munsey, Oman's Ayaan charged for ICC Code of Conduct breach
Dubai, April 19 (IANS) Scotland's George Munsey and Oman's Ayaan Khan have been found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct after their heated exchange in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2.
2022-04-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh pacer Khaled fined 15 per cent of match fee for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh pace bowler Khaled Ahmed has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee after he breached the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth.
2022-04-12
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICC thanks New Zealand Cricket for successfully hosting Women's Cricket World Cup
Dubai, April 7 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday has thanked New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for the successful hosting of the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022.
2022-04-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
ICC Rankings: Babar Azam retains top spot, Imam-ul-Haq rises to No. 3
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has retained his top spot, while opener Imam-ul-Haq has risen to No.3 in the latest ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings for batting, following dominating performances in the three-match series against the Aaron Finch-led Australia at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
2022-04-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Cummins, Azam, Brathwaite nominated for ICC Men's Player-of-the-Month award
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Australia Test skipper Pat Cummins, Pakistan captain Babar Azam and West Indies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite on Wednesday were announced as the nominees for the ICC Men's Player-of-the-Month award for March 2022, said the International Cricket Council (ICC).
2022-04-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ecclestone, Haynes, Wolvaardt nominated for ICC Women's Player-of-the-Month award
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) England left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone, Australia opener Rachael Haynes and South Africa opening batter Laura Wolvaardt on Wednesday were nominated for the ICC Women's Player-of-the-Month award, said the cricket's global governing body.
2022-04-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Alyssa Healy, Nat Sciver the new No. 1s in ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, April 5 (IANS) Australian opener Alyssa Healy and England's Nat Sciver have moved to the top of the ICC ODI Rankings for batters and all-rounders respectively following their Women's World Cup final heroics at Christchurch, New Zealand recently.
2022-04-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Cricket Ireland announces 1.5m euro investment in women's game
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) Cricket Ireland on Thursday announced that it will invest 1.5m euro in the women's game in the country.
2022-03-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Shreyas, Mithali, Deepti nominated for ICC Player of the Month
Dubai, March 9 (IANS) India's Shreyas Iyer, women's team skipper Mithali Raj and all-rounder Deepti Sharma figure in the list of ICC Player of the Month nominees in the men's and women's sections, respectively for the month of February 2022.
2022-03-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jadeja becomes world's number one all-rounder in latest ICC Test rankings
Dubai, March 9 (IANS) India's Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday became the top-ranked all-rounder in the latest ICC Test rankings. Jadeja's Player of the Match performance, where he made a career-best, unbeaten 175 with the bat and had a match haul of 9/87 in India's win by an innings and 222 runs against Sri Lanka in Mohali was enough to catapult him to the pole position.
2022-03-09
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Karthik praises Saha, sympathises with him; but says Pant cemented his place in Team India
Dubai, March 2 (IANS) Veteran India wicketkeeper batter Dinesh Karthik on Tuesday said he could understand it would have been very hard for Wriddhiman Saha to accept that the team management decided to move on from him but added the decision was pretty understandable as Rishabh Pant had cemented his place in the side.
2022-03-02
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Prasidh Krishna makes big gains in ODI Rankings after series against WI
Dubai, Feb 16 (IANS) India pacer Prasidh Krishna has made big gains in the ICC Men's ODI Bowling Rankings after a 'Player of the Series' performance in the series against the West Indies in Ahmedabad.
2022-02-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mandhana makes big gains in latest ICC ODI rankings for batters
Dubai, Feb 8 (IANS) India's top-order batter Smriti Mandhana has risen two places, to fifth, while captain Mithali Raj continues to hold on to her second position in the latest Women's ODI Player Rankings for Batters released on Tuesday.
2022-02-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mithali moves up one spot to second, Mandhana at sixth in latest ICC ODI rankings
Dubai, Feb 1 (IANS) India's One-day International skipper Mithali Raj has risen one spot to second in the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for batters announced on Tuesday, closing the gap on Australia's Alyssa Healy.
2022-02-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan captain Babar Azam named ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Monday was named as ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Azam beat competition from Bangladesh's Shakib al Hasan, South Africa's Janneman Malan and Ireland's Paul Sterling to win the award. Earlier, in this edition of the ICC awards, Azam was selected as the captain of the men's ODI and T20I elevens of the year 2021.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Erasmus adjudged as ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa's Marais Erasmus on Monday has been adjudged as the ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021. It is the third time Erasmus is winning the David Shepherd Trophy after winning it previously in 2016 and 2017.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India opener Smriti Mandhana named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana on Monday was named as ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. After being named in the ICC's women's T20I team of the year, Smriti has now won the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy awarded to the ICC women's cricketer of the year for the second time after 2018.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
England captain Root named ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) England captain Joe Root on Monday has been named as the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Root beat stiff competition from New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson, Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne and India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to clinch the award.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Lizelle Lee adjudged as ICC women's ODI Cricketer of the Year
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa opener Lizelle Lee on Monday was adjudged as the ICC women's ODI Cricketer of the Year. Lizelle beat the challenge from Englands Tammy Beaumont, West Indies' Hayley Matthews and Pakistan's Fatima Sana to be the first player from South Africa to win the award.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi named ICC men's Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi on Monday was named as the ICC men's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. At 21 years, Afridi is the youngest cricketer ever to get the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy and is the first Pakistani player to receive the honour as well. It is also the fourth individual trophy bagged by Pakistan in this edition of the ICC awards.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India opener Smriti Mandhana named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021 (ld)
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana on Monday was named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. After being named in the ICC's women's T20I team of the year, Smriti has now won the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy awarded to the ICC women's cricketer of the year for the second time after 2018.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Global conditions ideal for more Covid variants to emerge: WHO
Geneva, Jan 24 (IANS) It is dangerous to assume that Omicron will be the last variant, or the pandemic is going to end, when global conditions are seen as ideal for more Covid variants to emerge, said the World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Oman's Zeeshan, Austria's Zepeda named ICC Associate Cricketers of the Year 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood and Austria's Andrea-Mae Zepeda have been named as ICC Associate Cricketers of the Year 2021 for men's and women's respectively. It is the first set of the individual awards named by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for best performers in international cricket in men's and women's cricket.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan named ICC Men's T20I cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan on Sunday was voted the ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Rizwan, also Pakistan's wicket-keeper, saw off stiff competition from England's Jos Buttler, Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga and Australia's Mitchell Marsh to grab the award.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Beaumont named Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year ahead of Mandhana
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) England opener Tammy Beaumont on Sunday was voted as the ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Tammy beat competition from fellow team-mate Nat Sciver, India's Smriti Mandhana and Ireland's Gaby Lewis to win the award.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Janneman Malan and Fatima Sana named as ICC's Emerging Players of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) South Africa opener Janneman Malan and Pakistan pacer Fatima Sana on Sunday were adjudged as the ICC emerging players of the year for 2021 in men's and women's sections respectively.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Omicron now in 171 countries, will soon replace Delta globally: WHO
Geneva, Jan 23 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been identified in 171 countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Janneman Malan, Fatima Sana named ICC's Emerging Players of the Year for 2021 (Ld)
Dubai, Jan 23 (IANS) South Africa opener Janneman Malan and Pakistan pacer Fatima Sana were on Sunday adjudged as the ICC emerging players of the year for 2021 in men's and women's respectively.
2022-01-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
No breakthrough at Blinken-Lavrov meeting in Geneva
Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken described their 90-minute meeting in Geneva as "useful" but "no breakthroughs".
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Politics
IMF, ECB leaders voice concern over volatile global economic outlook at WEF meeting
Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) On the last day of the World Economic Forum's (WEF) "Davos Agenda 2022" virtual event, the leaders of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB) discussed the future of the global economy and called for urgent policy actions to ensure an equitable recovery.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Politics
World Economic Forum's annual meeting rescheduled to May 22-26
Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that it will hold its 2022 annual meeting from May 22 to 26 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
ICC approves player replacement for Zimbabwe in U-19 CWC
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has approved Aisha Chianda as replacement for Victor Chirwa in the Zimbabwe squad after the latter was suspended from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal action.
2022-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Could see climate change impact from space: Astronaut
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Matthias Maurer connected live to a session at the Davos Agenda 2022 from the International Space Station (ISS), somewhere high above the Pacific, to discuss how space research can improve life on the earth.
2022-01-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Environment/Wildlife
ICC T20 World Cup 2022: India-Pakistan blockbuster at MCG on October 23
Dubai, Jan 21 (IANS) India will take on Pakistan in the opening Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 with the blockbuster game scheduled to be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on October 23.
2022-01-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
WHO warns Covid pandemic not over amid Europe case records
Geneva, Jan 21 (IANS) Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has issued a warning to world leaders that the Covid-19 pandemic "is nowhere near over".
2022-01-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National
Zimbabwe's Victor Chirwa suspended from bowling in international cricket
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) Zimbabwe Under-19 bowler Victor Chirwa has been suspended from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal bowling action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
No Indian in ICC Men's ODI Team of the Year captained by Babar Azam
Dubai, Jan 20 (IANS) No Indian cricketer has made the cut for the ICC Mens ODI Team of the Year for 2021 as Pakistan captain Babar Azam was made the captain for the eleven on Thursday. Incidentally, Azam was made captain of the ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year on Wednesday which too didn't have any Indian representation.
2022-01-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket