We bring to you the mid week round ups as our new feature, for catch ups on the news from the cricket world.
- Dravid, Ponting and Taylor inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame
Former captains Rahul Dravid of India, Ricky Ponting of Australia and retired England Women wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during a glittering ceremony in Dublin on Sunday.
2. Emirates Cricket Board awarded top prize at ICC Development Awards at annual conference
The Emirates Cricket Board has been awarded the Gray-Nicolls Best Overall Cricket Development Programme for its widespread success in 2017. From the men’s national team success in retaining One Day International status, to the women’s team qualifying for the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier. Other areas of development include nine new Academy startups in the past 12 months, as well as 200 new Emirati cricketers experiencing cricket.
3. PNG and Uganda aim to make an impression in the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018
Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Uganda will be anxious to showcase their skills when they arrive in the Netherlands in their bid to claim the two remaining places at this year’s ICC Women’s World T20 2018.
4. Thailand, UAE brace up to take on more fancied teams
Thailand and the United Arab Emirates are looking to give a good account of themselves, as they prepare to take on more fancied sides in the upcoming ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018 in the Netherlands from 7-14 July.
5. ICC Board brings in tougher Code of Sanctions
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today concluded its five-day Annual Conference in Dublin with strong support for strengthening the ICC Code of Conduct and a range of new offences introduced. A plan for stabilising the financial, cricket and management structures at Zimbabwe Cricket was also agreed.
6. David Richardson to step down following ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
The ICC Chief Executive has announced he will step down from the role he has held since 2012.
7. Bangladesh, Ireland exude confidence ahead of tournament
Bangladesh and Ireland will be the favourites in the eight-team ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier 2018 in the Netherlands from 7-14 July, which provides the top two teams passage into the event proper in the West Indies later this year.
8. KL Rahul Century, Kuldeep Five Wicket Haul Leads India to Triumph over England